Faculty of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Open Days 2024

Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June

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Scholarships available for MSc Precision Medicine

Applications are now open for scholarships for underrepresented groups, worth £10,000 towards your studies. Apply before 12pm, Monday 10 June.

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MSc Precision Medicine: Genomics & Analytics
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Make your Masters a reality with funding 

Join our live online event on Wednesday 5 June, 12-1pm to receive expert advice on how to fund your Masters and invest in your future.   

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Studying a Masters pre-sessional at Leeds

Join our online event on Thursday 7 March 9am (GMT) to discover how a Masters pre-sessional could help you adapt to study and life in the UK.

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Faculty of Biological Sciences

We have a long established reputation in delivering research-led student education with a strong suite of programmes covering the biological sciences with a continued portfolio development being informed by an active Industrial Advisory Board. Our teaching and research is delivered via three schools; School of Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

We are a leading faculty within the life sciences in terms of our research power, subject diversity and interdisciplinarity for example through our contributions to the internationally renowned Astbury Centre, medical research and emerging Global Food and Environment Institute.

Study with us

Our range of broad-based and specialist courses are flexible and provide a wealth of opportunity, allowing you to follow your interests while expanding your knowledge of new and compelling topics.

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Our courses have been developed by pioneering academics in partnership with industry, are guided by current research, and provide you with the skills and knowledge to excel in your chosen field.

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Studying your PhD with us will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

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Top 25

in the UK for Biological Sciences

Complete University Guide 2024

Top 75

university in the world

QS World Rankings 2024

At least 88%

'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'

Submitted research in our two main UoAs – REF 2021

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Research and innovation

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Research facilities

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Our Schools

Our teaching and research is delivered through three schools, each bringing their own specialist expertise and facilities to undertake impactful research.