Faculty of Biological Sciences

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One of the UK's leading centres for Biomedical and Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biological Sciences has 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.



Our courses and flexible approach allow you to follow your interests while expanding your knowledge of new and compelling topics.


Our courses have been developed in partnership with industry, are guided by current research, and provide excellent teaching.


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



in the UK for our research impact

Research Excellence Framework 2014



research portfolio

Top 100

for Life Sciences

THE World University Rankings 2018