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Biosciences courses (BSc)

Our innovative, research-driven degree programmes are highly flexible, enabling you to tailor your course to suit your interests.

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Our courses are designed to be as flexible as possible. As you move through the course, you can choose to specialise in a particular area, and can even opt to transfer to one of the other degrees offered by the School, including our integrated master's degrees.

We offer five main entry degree subjects, as well as three additional 'exit' degrees in Anatomy, Genetics and Physiology.

Our courses

Biochemistry

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

Neuroscience

Zoology

Choose your journey

Your final degree title will depend on the modules you select in years two and three. We provide full guidance throughout this process to help ensure you graduate with a degree that matches your interests and career aspirations.

All of our degrees are available with a Preliminary Year and/or Professional Training (or 'Sandwich') Year. We also offer a selection of four-year integrated master's degrees.

Depending on the modules you choose, you can also benefit from our range of field courses, which provide hands-on experience of modern biological techniques and practical in-field skills.

Career prospects

Our degrees are designed to give you the scientific knowledge, hands on experience, and transferable skills that are highly valued by employers in today’s global job market. From cancer researchers to clinicians, laboratory technicians to science bloggers, our graduates have gone on to enjoy a wide range of successful and rewarding careers

In 2016/17, 93% of our graduates reported that they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation.