Study and Work Abroad

Our brand new module allows you to combine a 6-month study abroad with a 6-month work placement in the same country.

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Graduate wins 'British Pharmacological Society' prize

James Roberts is awarded the British Pharmacological Society 'BSc Pharmacology Prize’.

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Top 100 University for Life Sciences

Top 100 University for Life Sciences in the world in the new Times Higher Education World Rankings by Subject 2020

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New online course: Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

Do you worry about the effects of climate change on nature? Join our free online course.

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Ecology and wildlife conservation free online course with University of Leeds
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We also contribute to the interdisciplinary Natural Sciences BSc and MNatSc

If you're a medical, veterinary or dental student, studying at the University of Leeds or elsewhere, and interested in intercalation, we also have a range of intercalated courses available.

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in the world for Biological Sciences

(QS World Rankings, 2019)

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Alternatives to medicine

Discover the range of degree courses which you could consider as an alternative to medicine.

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Field courses

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BSc or Integrated Masters?

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Josh Ridley
Student | BSc Pharmacology
I worked for AstraZeneca at their Alderley Park Site near Macclesfield, Cheshire. My routine ‘day job’ was to run a cell proliferation assay for an oncology project,

Enrichment opportunities

Tailor your experience through an incredible range of opportunities. You can explore, grow and develop as part of your degree.

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for employers

The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2019

Study abroad

Study across the globe in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, East and South East Asia, and Latin America.

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Year in industry

Past student have worked for GSK, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Covance.

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Research Opportunites

We offer a range research opportunities designed for undergraduate students

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Discovery Modules

Choose another topic to study alongside your degree

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International students

We're part of the Worldwide Universities Network which comprises 16 research-intensive institutions and addresses issues of global significance.

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most international universities in the world

(Times Higher Education)

Global community

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Foundation Year Entry

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International scholarships

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Pooja Balaji
Student | BSc Ecology and Conservation Biology
I love that I’m given so many chances to broaden my horizons and learn about all possible branches of biology, instead of being restricted to any particular one. I also love that I’m gaining so much practical knowledge, both in the lab and the field.