Skip to 0 minutes and 1 secondIn this MOOC we've discussed only a small number of examples of the wide array of areas of biochemistry and the subsequent relevant careers and career opportunities. It is important to remember that biochemistry is relevant to many, many other the topics and opportunities, as we have tried to show you with a small flavor of the various interests and opportunities across the Norwich research park and worldwide. We've given you an indication of the very many fields of science that have been advanced by biochemical knowledge, including in key areas such as forensic science, neurobiology and pharmacology.

Skip to 0 minutes and 34 secondsBiochemists are not only teaching and researching in universities but also play a leading roles in hospitals, food institutes and many industrial, especially pharmacological, laboratories, designing and producing everything from cosmetics to pharmaceuticals, right across to addressing key issues such as bioenergy and the future fate of our planet. Many other trained biochemists also pursue careers in teaching, publishing, sales and marketing and even within governmental structures and policymaking So, a fundamental training in biochemistry provides you with that great opportunity to develop a very broad range of essential, transferable skills that are keenly sought after by potential employers, both within the bioscience sector and beyond.

Skip to 1 minute and 28 secondsBiochemistry graduates are able to demonstrate advanced analytical, communicative, numerical and problem solving skills that are fundamental attributes of business leaders, financiers, lawyers and teachers, and many others. We would just like to conclude by saying that we hope everyone has enjoyed studying on this MOOC as much as we've enjoyed putting it together for you. We hope that everyone who has come this far will continue to find biochemistry to be fascinating and wish them every success in the future whichever path they may take.

End of course round-up

Fraser MacMillan, Jenny Hall and Richard Bowater provide an overview of details discussed within this course.

We hope you have found this course to be stimulating and interesting. Please feel free to offer your thoughts to us and others using the comments boxes.

We hope that you will continue to retain an interest in the biochemical and molecular sciences and wish you every success in the future.

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Biochemistry: the Molecules of Life

UEA (University of East Anglia)