Biophysical Chemistry, 10 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 19 September 2022

    End date: 30 October 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-16042 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 29 August 2022 – 18 September 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits including 60 credits in chemistry including 10 credits in biochemistry. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24,167

Tuition fee, total: SEK 24,167

About the course

Structure of biological macromolecules. Macromolecules in solution, conformational and membrane equilibria, ligand binding: cooperativity, steric constraints. Reaction kinetics in biosynthetic processes. Membranes: structure, proteins and transport. Methods to study equilibria and rates in association-dissociation processes. Processive enzymes. Methods to study interactions between biological macromolecules. Transport processes relevant to biological systems and experimental biochemistry.

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Department of Chemistry - BMC

Husargatan 3 752 37 Uppsala

Box 576, 75123 Uppsala

Chemistry education office


Telephone: +46 18 471 37 10, +46 18 471 37 11