Biochemistry: the Molecules of Life

  • 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.

  Starts February 11, 2019

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