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Months of entry
Biochemistry – applying molecular concepts to complex biological systems – is the cutting edge of science in the 21st century.
At Queen Mary, you’ll be taught by world-leading researchers in both biology and chemistry, together in one School. You’ll develop advanced scientific understanding of both disciplines, and improve your practical skills with high-level lab work.
You’ll learn about key biochemical processes and the chemistry that underpins them, as well as studying real-world applications in biotechnology and medicine. Option modules in the second and third years let you direct your studies to the areas that interest you most.Study options
Apply for this degree with any of the following options. Take care to use the correct UCAS code - it may not be possible to change your selection later.
Year in industry
Want to pick up some solid work experience while practising your skills in a real-world laboratory? Apply for our Biochemistry BSc with a Year in Industry/Research. Some of our students have been awarded highly prestigious work placements with UK and international pharmaceutical companies. During your second year you will identify and apply for a placement opportunity, with one on one support provided by your adviser. If successful, you'll spend your third year working in the pharmaceutical industry or carrying out an extended research project.
Fees and funding
Loans and grants
UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.
Scholarships and bursaries
Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.
Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.
Find out what scholarships and bursaries are available to you.
Support from Queen Mary
We offer specialist support on all financial and welfare issues through our Advice and Counselling Service, which you can access as soon as you have applied for a place at Queen Mary.
Take a look at our Student Advice Guides which cover ways to finance your degree, including:
- - additional sources of funding
- - planning your budget and cutting costs
- - part-time and vacation work
- - money for lone parents.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time48 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
- +44 (0)20 7882 3364/3321