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Department of Biochemistry


Applying to do Biochemistry at Cambridge

Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge is part of the wider Natural Sciences programme. Rather than applying for 'Biochemistry', you need to apply for the 'Natural Sciences Tripos'.  The Natural Sciences Tripos (NST) is the framework within which most of the sciences are taught in Cambridge. It is taught by sixteen Departments and includes a wide range of physical and biological sciences and the history and philosophy of science.

To find out more about what you need to do if you're thinking of studying Natural Sciences, download the Natural Sciences Booklet HERE.


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Comprehensive information on how to apply for the Natural Sciences, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine courses, can be found on the University's admissions website.