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Biochemistry

Group : Biological, Biomedical & Life Sciences
Can be taken as: Major, Honours, Liberal Program

Biochemistry is both a life science and a chemical science - it explores the chemistry of living organisms and the molecular basis for the changes occurring in living cells. It uses the methods of chemistry, physics, molecular biology and immunology to study the structure and behaviour of the complex molecules found in biological material and the ways these molecules interact to form cells, tissues and whole organisms. The Major and Honours programs provide a sound background for students aiming for a professional career in biochemistry. The less specialized Liberal program allows students to select courses in other fields of interest. The Liberal program provides students with the opportunity to study the core of one science discipline along with a breadth component from another area of science or from many other disciplines.

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DETAILED PROGRAM OUTLINES:

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Liberal Program - Core Science Component Biochemistry (47 Credits)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Major Biochemistry (64 Credits)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Honours Biochemistry (73 Credits)