Biochemistry Course at Wits

Biochemistry requirements at Wits: Biochemistry embraces the fascinating worlds of Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Immuno-Technology, Advanced Cell Biology, and Enzymology.

In Biochemistry and Cell Biology, you will study all living organisms (microbes, parasites, plants, insects, animals, and humans) at the molecular level. You will investigate the structure and biological functions of enzymes, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and nucleic acids.

Career Opportunities

  • Analytical Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Healthcare Scientist
  • Industrial Enzymology
  • Life Science Research Scientist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Personalised Medicines
  • Protein Biotechnology

Entry Requirements

APS 40+

English Home Language OR First Additional Language
Level 5

Level 5


Applicants with 38-39 points may be wait-listed, subject to place availability.

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