Faculty of Biological Sciences

HDRUK Scholarships

We are delighted to offer 4 fully funded places to students who have applied to study MSc Precision Medicine: Genomics and Analytics starting in 2020.

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MSc Precision Medicine: Genomics & Analytics
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Advanced Training Programmes: Summer 2020

Discover the tools and technologies at the forefront of biomedical and biomolecular sciences.

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Postgraduate open day

Deepen your knowledge, enhance your career prospects, or take a new direction in life. Join us on 7 February 2020.

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Astbury Conversation 2020

Join the Astbury Conversation on 23 and 24 March 2020 for two days of great science, with talks from world-leading researchers.

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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.

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

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

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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 20

in the UK for Biosciences

Guardian University Guide 2020

Top 150

in the world for Biological Sciences

QS World Ranking by Subject 2019

6th in UK

for research impact

Research Excellence Framework 2014

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Research facilities

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Research and innovation

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Our Schools

Our teaching and research is delivered through three schools, which bring their own specialist expertise and facilities, enabling them to undertake impactful research and TEF Gold Award teaching.