B.Sc. Biochemistry with a Sandwich Year (Hons)

University of Kent
Em Canterbury (Reino Unido)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Reino Unido)

Biochemistry deals with the way living organisms function at the molecular level. This Biochemistry with a Sandwich Year (Hons) covers a vast variety of life forms ranging from comparatively simple viruses and bacteria to mammals like ourselves. Biochemistry will have a major impact on many of the problems that face mankind today, particularly in the areas of medicine, agriculture and the environment.

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Início Localização
01 setembro 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Skills and Training


Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Enzymes and Introduction to Metabolism
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology I
  • Human Physiology and Disease
  • Skills for Bioscientists
  • Biological Chemistry B
  • Genetics and Evolution
Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Gene Expression and Its Control
  • Cell Biology
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Physiology
  • Metabolism and Metabolic Disease
  • Metabolism and Metabolic Regulation
  • Skills For Bioscientists 2
  • Animal Form and Function
  • Microbial Physiology and Genetics I
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
Year in industry
  • Biochemistry offers the possibility of doing a one-year placement away from the University between Stages 2 and 3. Sandwich placements provide an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience, usually in the pharmaceutical industry or a research institute. These placements can be in the UK or abroad. You are paid by your employer and produce an independent research project.
  • On a sandwich placement you acquire additional skills and gain first-hand experience of a particular type of work, which will help to inform your career decisions at the end of your degree. Students have worked at companies including: GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, Lonza, BASF, Eli Lilly and Bayer Crop Science.

Possible modules may include:

  • Sandwich Year Assessment
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Proteins: Structure and Function
  • Biology Project
  • Cellular Communication I
  • Biological Membranes
  • The Cell Cycle
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Integrated Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Bioinformatics and Genomics
  • Frontiers in Oncology
  • Magnetic Resonance in Biosciences and Medicine
  • Cancer Biology