Biochemistry Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Middlesex University 81% 5% 20% £8500 £12500 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 92% 5% 3% £9250 £24700 171 Bristol On campus Full-time
York St John University 87% 3% 3% £9250 £12750 130 York On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 2% £9250 £30400 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Brunel University 52% 6% 5% £9250 £19280 113 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 92% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 171 Bristol On campus Full-time
Brunel University 52% 6% 15% £9250 £19280 109 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 10% £9250 £17000 110 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 90% 5% 5% £9250 £21150 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 5% 7% £9250 £17000 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 69% 1% 0% £9250 £26500 146 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 1% 0% £9250 £19080 146 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 1% 0% £9250 £19080 146 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 1% 0% £9250 £19080 146 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 1% 20% £9250 £13320 99 London On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 1% 20% £9250 £13320 99 London On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 86% 0% 1% £9250 £36200 197 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 86% 0% 1% £9600 £20800 197 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 0% £12500 £27000 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
Swansea University 88% 5% 2% £9000 £19600 130 Swansea On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 86% 0% 0% £9250 £21400 183 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 1% 4% £9250 £25000 155 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 83% 0% 6% £9250 £21700 £22800 113 Norwich On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 86% 0% 5% £9250 £21400 148 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 83% 0% 6% £9250 £21700 £22800 113 Norwich On campus Full-time
University College London 84% 0% 0% £9250 £28500 145 London On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 1% 0% £9250 £25000 143 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 10% £9250 £14000 102 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 96% 5% 0% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 10% £9250 £17000 102 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 90% 15% 20% £9250 £21150 203 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 93% 0% 0% £9250 £30400 211 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 93% 5% 5% £9250 £15900 123 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 81% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 114 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 85% 2% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 193 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 89% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 159 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of York 93% 0% 0% £9250 £24000 171 York On campus Full-time
University of Hull 100% 0% 0% £9250 £17550 109 Hull On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of York 67% 3% 4% £4400 £21700 145 York On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 86% 10% 10% £9250 £22500 163 Brighton On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 81% 5% 20% £9250 £14000 123 London On campus Full-time
University of Reading 74% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 79% 0% 5% £9250 £14400 95 London On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 81% 5% 20% £9250 £14000 123 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 0% 3% £9250 £23200 134 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 76% 5% 40% £9250 £13200 83 Luton On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 81% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 114 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 79% 0% 5% £9250 £14400 95 London On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 81% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 114 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 89% 0% 0% £9250 £26500 151 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 63% 0% 10% £9250 £23650 143 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 63% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 163 Exeter On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 93% 3% 0% £9250 £14415 96 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Swansea University 88% 5% 5% £9000 £19050 119 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 93% 5% 5% £9250 £15900 115 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 85% 10% 20% £9250 £16000 124 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 89% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 159 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Aston University 86% 4% 0% £9250 £19700 123 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 85% 10% 20% £9250 £16000 125 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 98% 5% 5% £9250 £14500 180 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Essex 83% 5% 0% £9250 £19080 98 Colchester On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 83% 5% 0% £9250 £14500 98 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 0% 3% £9250 £23200 134 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 73% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 118 Reading On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 83% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 151 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Teesside University 63% 5% 0% £9250 £13000 90 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Swansea University 64% 0% 0% £9000 £19050 106 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 69% 0% 5% £9250 £26500 147 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 76% 0% 0% £27750 £84080 £95800 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Teesside University 63% 5% 0% £9250 £13000 90 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 80% 5% 10% £9250 £13000 127 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 0% 5% £9250 £23200 145 Egham On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 89% 0% 2% £9250 £36200 201 London On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 71% 10% 9% £9250 £18300 108 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 5% £9250 £17000 131 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 92% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 171 Bristol On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 81% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 123 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Reading 74% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 80% 15% 20% £9250 £16000 106 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 63% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 163 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 77% 2% 5% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 149 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 10% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Essex 72% 5% 5% £9250 £19080 103 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 0% £9250 £17000 130 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 76% 5% 40% £9250 £13200 83 Luton On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 83% 0% 6% £9250 £21700 £22800 113 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 85% 10% 20% £9250 £16000 124 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 91% 10% 0% £9250 £22500 159 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Keele 92% 0% 10% £9250 £17000 104 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Essex 72% 5% 5% £9250 £19080 103 Colchester On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 81% 5% 20% £9250 £14000 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 63% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 163 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 100% 0% 5% £9000 £12600 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Hull 100% 0% 0% £9250 £17550 105 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 63% 0% 10% £9250 £23650 212 Dundee On campus Full-time
Swansea University 64% 0% 0% £9000 £19600 106 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 10% 10% £9250 £21150 189 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 80% 5% 10% £9250 £13000 127 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 57% 0% 10% £9250 £16600 142 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 90% 5% 10% £9250 £21150 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 93% 3% 0% £9250 £14415 96 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 63% 0% 10% £9250 £23650 212 Dundee On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 57% 0% 10% £9250 £16600 142 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 0% 5% £9250 £23200 145 Egham On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 100% 0% 5% £9000 £12600 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Swansea University - - - £6000 £12000 - Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 5% 20% - - 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 79% 0% 2% - - 126 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 79% 0% 2% - - 126 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 79% 0% 0% £9250 - 127 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 2% - - 168 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 2% - - 169 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 86% 0% 1% - - 197 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 100% 5% 0% £2283 - 171 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 86% 5% 1% - - 198 Oxford On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 80% 0% 0% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 74% 15% 9% £9250 - 134 London On campus Full-time
Swansea University 88% 5% 2% - - 130 Swansea On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 91% 5% 5% £9250 - 139 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 74% 0% 0% - - 187 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 85% 3% 0% £9250 - 166 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 86% 0% 0% £9250 - 185 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 80% 5% 0% - - 123 Guildford On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 100% 5% 5% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 0% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 15% 20% - - 203 Manchester On campus Part-time
University of Worcester 90% 15% 20% - - 203 Worcester On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 84% 5% 3% £9250 - 161 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 84% 5% 5% £9250 - 150 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 61% 0% 1% - - 157 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 71% 0% 0% - - 153 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 4% 3% - - 160 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 4% 3% - - 160 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 86% 5% 1% - - 198 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 67% 3% 4% - - 145 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 84% 3% 1% £9250 - 151 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 79% 5% 0% - - 135 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 94% 0% 10% - - 131 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 94% 0% 5% - - 140 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 60% 10% 0% - - 101 Hatfield On campus Full-time
King's College London 78% 5% 0% £9250 - 143 London On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 90% 5% 10% £9250 - 139 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 78% 0% 3% - - 124 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 58% 5% 14% £9250 - 88 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Kent 94% 0% 5% - - 140 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Salford 81% 20% 5% - - 126 Salford On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 58% 5% 14% £6780 - 88 Northampton On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 88% 5% 0% £9250 - 146 Coventry On campus Full-time
Swansea University 94% 5% 0% - - 142 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Chester 87% 5% 10% £9250 - 111 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 85% 5% 2% £9250 - 140 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 80% 5% 0% - - 124 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Chester 87% 5% 10% £9250 - 104 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 84% 10% 0% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 85% 5% 2% £9250 - 140 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 0% - - 175 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 5% 5% - - 180 Bath On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 83% 0% 6% £9250 - 113 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Salford 81% 20% 5% - - 126 Salford On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 60% 5% 30% £9000 - 92 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 60% 5% 30% £9000 - 92 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Salford 78% 15% 5% - - 127 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Essex 83% 5% 0% £9250 - 98 Colchester On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 68% 4% 7% - - 120 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Kingston University 78% - 15% £9250 - 102 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 10% - - 168 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 4% 0% - - 162 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 75% 15% 10% £9250 - 97 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 65% - 15% £9250 £15576 89 London On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 90% 5% 10% £9250 - 139 Lancaster On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 65% - 15% £2310 £3894 89 London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 74% 15% 9% £9250 - 134 London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 64% 0% 0% - - 201 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 2% - - 168 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 84% 3% 1% £9250 - 151 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 84% 3% 1% £9250 - 151 Birmingham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
6311 students of Biochemistry in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Biochemistry

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23028 £22369 £27253
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26972 £17406 - £27318 £20728 - £33846

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23606 £23989 £29000
25-75 percentile range £20175 - £26618 £19396 - £28469 £22457 - £35915

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Biochemistry

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Biochemistry who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Biochemistry

  • Environment Agency
  • Forensic Science Services
  • Government Departments
  • National Health Services
  • Research Institutes
  • Universities

Specialisations within Biochemistry

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Bioanalysis
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Biochemistry who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Biochemistry (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Biochemistry at Brunel University

20% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
15% Caring personal services
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Natural and social science professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Customer service occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Other Health Professionals
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Biochemistry in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Biochemistry

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Biochemistry studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Chemistry (Honours) - MChem (Hons)
  • Master of Biosciences - MBio
  • Master of Biology - MBiol
  • Master of Biological Sciences - MBiolSci
  • Master of Biochemistry - MBiochem
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Medicine - MD
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Biology (Honours) - MBiol (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc

Biochemistry at University of Bristol received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 11 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Biochemistry was £23028 15 months after graduation, £22369 3 years after graduation and £27253 5 years after graduation.