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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

biochemistryThree Biochemistry modules are taken:

  • Structure and Reactivity of Organic Compounds 1 - BIO1345 (15 credits)
  • Biochemistry - BIO1332 (15 credits)
  • Cells - BIO1339 (15 credits)

Plus one or more options chosen from, for example:

  • Genetics - BIO1334 (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry - BIO1340 (15 credits)
  • Biophysical Chemistry - BIO1346 (15 credits)

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.