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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


First year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

biochemistryFour Biochemistry modules are taken:

  • Structure and Reactivity of Organic Compounds 1 - BIO1345 (15 credits)
  • Biochemistry - BIO1332 (15 credits)
  • Microbiology - BIO1337 (15 credits)
  • Genetics - BIO1334 (15 credits)

There are no option choices in addition to these, as they take up all 60 credits in this half of the overall Flexible Combined Honours degree programme.

More than 60 credits of biochemistry/biosciences modules can be taken each year within Flexible Combined Honours.

The Biochemistry pathway is offered through modules within the Biosciences department.

Biosciences department.