Subject

Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

Our Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences courses cover topics relating to living things, from what goes on inside cells right up to full organism level. Our teaching and curriculum is informed by the work of our world-leading research, which means you’ll learn the most up-to-date theory and practice.

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Rated 1st in the UK for course satisfaction in molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry

National Student Survey (NSS) 2019

Undergraduate courses

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Biochemistry explores the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. It is a lab-based science that brings together biology and chemistry

Undergraduate Full Time 4 years

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Biological Sciences examines life in all its forms with a focus on the cellular level, from molecular and chemical processes to the details of cellular function

Undergraduate Full Time 4 years

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This course looks at biology at a molecular level - this includes the structure, function, and regulation of the molecules that are essential to life

Undergraduate Full Time 4 years

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This course looks at genes and genetic material at the molecular level, and will give you an understanding of concepts like genetic variation and mutations

Undergraduate Full Time 4 years

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Pharmacology is the study of how drugs affect body functions in health and disease. It plays a vital role in helping to safeguard our health and welfare

Undergraduate Full Time 4 years

Professional accreditation

Royal Society of Biology

Our undergraduate degrees (excluding joint degree with National University of Singapore) are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Our MSci degrees have advanced accreditation.

Postgraduate courses

We have a range of taught postgraduate courses available

MSc by Research

You may also be interested in the opportunity to gain a Life Sciences MSc by Research. This allows you to undertake a longer term research project compared to our taught masters and could be of particular relevance if you are looking to apply for a PhD in the future.

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