Award winning students

Rachel Coneys and Jess Buttress have both recently won awards for their outstanding achievements.

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Accredited Degrees

Our teaching has been rated Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, and a wide range of degrees are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.

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Intercalation

Intercalation offers today's medical, dental and veterinary students a significant opportunity for self-development and investment in a future career.

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Undergraduate

When you choose to study in the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds, you’ll be joining one of the leading life sciences faculties in the UK and will be taught by award-winning lecturers and world-class researchers.

Our extensive research expertise means the courses you can choose to study are at the forefront of knowledge and reflect the latest developments in the field of biological sciences.

We also contribute to the interdisciplinary Natural Sciences BSc and MNatSc, and Biology and Mathematics BSc programmes.

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.

Studying with us

Study among experts who share your passion for your subject. Research will be at the heart of your studies and you'll hear about new discoveries as they're happening. Make an impact, and learn how to define problems and find the answers.

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in the UK

(The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)

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Amy Roe
Student | BSc Biology (Industrial)
As someone who has always intended to complete a PhD and work in the research field, the year in industry programme seemed like a fantastic way to get some much-needed practical experience. My placement year was at the Mayo Clinic in Florida, USA.

Enrichment opportunities

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

Discovery Modules

Choose another topic to study alongside your degree with Discovery Modules.

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Research Opportunites

We offer a range research opportunities designed for undergraduate students

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Year in industry

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

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Spark

Set up your own business and become a student entrepreneur with Spark

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Mentoring

Link up with industry professionals mentor for students in the Faculty of Biological Sciences

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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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International students

Every year more than 6,000 international students choose to study with us, making our University campus one of the most diverse and multicultural in the UK. Enrol with us and you will join a community of outstanding academics. We're part of the Worldwide Universities Network which comprises 16 research-intensive institutions and addresses issues of global significance.

Top 50

most international universities in the world

(Times Higher Education)

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International scholarships

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Bilal Shabir
Student | BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences
"I enjoyed the laboratory sessions the most, they are challenging and really get you thinking. In the biomechanics lab, we had access to thousands of pounds worth of equipment ranging from high motion 3D cameras to force platforms."