University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Biochemistry

This course is the study of the chemical properties of biologically important molecules and processes in cells and tissues; it deals with the structure and function of cellular components, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and other biomolecules; biochemical understanding is fundamental to all biological disciplines and continues to contribute to the solving of medical problems and the discovery of safe and effective drugs; this programme aims to provide a thorough knowledge of contemporary Biochemistry at the cellular and molecular level, gained though a combination of taught elements and extensive laboratory experience.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a biological or medical sciences discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS score of 6.5 in each component, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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