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I chose UCL because it is a very good university and is well known worldwide as well as having a good location in the centre of London.

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Aadam Akhtar

Biochemistry BSc, First year

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70% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)

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Life Sciences

Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Entry 2015

Examining cells at a molecular level, biochemistry develops our understanding of the chemistry of life, revealing the complex processes in operation in living systems. Biotechnology harnesses these advances of understanding for beneficial use in industry, medicine and agriculture.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
C700 Biochemistry BSc 3
C560 Biotechnology BSc 3


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First career destinations

  • Production Editor, Biomed Central (2012)
  • Full-time student, PhD in Cancer Research at UCL (2012)
  • Analyst, Tesco (2011)
  • Full-time student, MBBS in Medicine at Hull York Medical School (2010)
  • Management Consultant, Deloitte (2010)

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