Biochemistry brings together all of the sciences to study chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. This three-week futurelearn course has been developed in collaboration with the biochemical society and will explore how biochemistry impacts on these important topics for society. This course will briefly outline seminal events and scientists from biochemistry, and go on to discuss topics where there will be significant advances in the next twenty to fifty years. The material will be particularly useful for students who are considering higher education studies that involve biochemistry but will be accessible to all from age fifteen onwards. This course will show how a training in biochemistry leads to excellent practical abilities problem-solving, literacy and numeracy skills, highlighting that biochemistry graduates are in high demand by employers.