Biology and Biological Sciences

Studying the science of life will equip you with the real-world skills required to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, whether it’s developing new treatments for disease, helping to protect endangered species, or trying to make sure the world has enough food.

  • 5th in the UK for Biological Sciences The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • 95% student satisfaction for the overall quality of the course National Student Survey 2017
  • 93% go onto employment or further study within 6 months DLHE 2012-16


Learn about how plants and animals are affected by the global challenges of the 21st century with our Biology degrees. With a particular focus on how plants and animals function at organism level, you will also have the opportunity to experience a range of exciting field trips.

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Biological Sciences

If you have a broad interest in life processes, you will greatly enjoy our Biological Sciences courses which allow you to tailor your degree to match your interests. You can choose from a wide variety of modules, allowing you to develop your knowledge in a range of biological processes with the option to specialise in the medical or environmental aspects of biology.

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Take your learning outside of the lecture theatre, as far afield as Kenya or Spain, with our exciting range of field courses. Our natural surroundings and international links help us to create amazing fieldwork experiences, spanning from half day excursions to week long residential trips.

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