Study Schemes

BSC Genetics and Biochemistry [CC47]

Academic Year: 2023/2024Single Honours scheme - available from 2000/2001

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (90 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR13700

Molecular Biochemistry

BR14310

Evolution and the Diversity of Life

BR14410

Exploring Genetics

BR15320

Biochemistry and the Cellular Basis of Life

Semester 2
BR12010

Metabolism

BR12210

Molecular Laboratory Skills

BR13720

Molecular Biochemistry

BR14110

Comparative Animal Physiology

Year 1 Core (30 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR12410

Study and Communication Skills

or
BG12410

Sgiliau Astudio a Chyfathrebu

Semester 2
BR12110

Microbial Diversity

or
BG12110

Amrywiaeth Microbau

BR13610

The Green Planet

or
BG13610

Y Blaned Werdd

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR20620

Applied Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics

BR26620

Proteins and Enzymes

Semester 2
BR21820

Chromosome Dynamics

BR22920

Practical Skills for Biochemists

BR25920

Cell and Cancer Biology

Year 2 Core (20 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR27500

Research Methods

or
BG27500

Dulliau Ymchwil

Semester 2
BR27520

Research Methods

or
BG27520

Dulliau Ymchwil

Final Year Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR37120

Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics

Semester 2
BR36020

Molecular Biology of Development

Final Year Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR36400

Research Project

or
BG36400

Traethawd Estynedig

Semester 2
BR36440

Research Project

or
BG36440

Traethawd Estynedig

Final Year Core (20 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 2
BR35520

Biotechnology

Final Year Options

Choose ONE of the following modules:

Semester 1
BR36120

Molecular Pharmacology

BR36220

Conservation Genetics and Evolution Field Course

Semester 2

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary