Studying biology gives you the skills and opportunities to advance human knowledge and understanding in today’s world, in order to make a difference to tomorrow’s world. A background in biology gives you many skills and increases your career options so that you can adapt to the world changing around you. Biology is always relevant to life.


The majority of the department’s teaching takes place in our well-equipped Biosciences building which features excellent ICT facilities, a range of laboratories (which are available to be booked by our students) and prep rooms. Students also have access to equipment such as Scanning Electron Microscopes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines (for use in DNA analysis), and climate-controlled insectaries. We also utilise facilities abroad. Our team of friendly tutors are also based here and are on hand to offer one-to-one advice. These facilities help to ensure that your studies are a rich and rewarding experience.

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