Taught course

Biochemistry

Institution
The University of Manchester · Faculty of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first or upper second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a biological or medical sciences discipline. Exceptional applicants with a 2:2 with some research experience or equivalence would also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Biochemistry 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.

Information for international students

For MSc applicants whose first language is not English an 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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
pgtaught.lifesciences@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 5032