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World-leading research impact of Biological Sciences confirmed by REF21

REF 2021 results confirm our position as a world-leading research-intensive university in the area of Biological Sciences.

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Unwinding the secrets of stress in plants could help feed the world during climate crisis

New research has discovered how natural responses to stress in plants modify the way DNA is wrapped in the cell to help it withstand the adverse effects that climate change has on its growth.

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Urgent research into pesticide ingredients needed to help save our bees

Scientists call for urgent research into the effects of ‘inert’ ingredients in pesticides and their impact on bee health.

3rd in the UK for graduates in employment or further study within 15 months of graduating.

Source: The Guardian University Guide, 2022

100% of Biological Sciences research impact rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2021

4th for Animal Science

Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2022

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  • BSc Biology with Integrated Foundation Year

    4 years full time

    C10F

    Biological Sciences

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences with Integrated Foundation Year

    4 years full time

    B99F

    Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry

    3 years full time

    BSc C700

    Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C702

    Biological Sciences

  • Biology

    3 years full time

    BSc C100

    Biological Sciences

  • Biology with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C102

    Biological Sciences

  • Biomedical Sciences

    3 years full time

    BSc B990

    Biological Sciences

  • Biomedical Sciences with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc B991

    Biological Sciences

  • Genetics

    3 years full time

    BSc C400

    Biological Sciences

  • Genetics with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C401

    Biological Sciences

  • Medical Biochemistry

    3 years full time

    BSc C741

    Biological Sciences

  • Medical Biochemistry with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C742

    Biological Sciences

  • Molecular Biology and Environmental Change

    3 years full time

    BSc C730

    Biological Sciences

  • Molecular Biology and Environmental Change with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C731

    Biological Sciences

  • Zoology

    3 years full time

    BSc C300

    Biological Sciences

  • Zoology with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C302

    Biological Sciences

  • Ecology and Conservation

    3 years full time

    BSc C150

    Biological Sciences

  • Ecology and Conservation with a Year in Industry

    4 years full time

    BSc C151

    Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences MPhil

    2 years full time

    MPhil

    Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences PhD

    3 years full time

    Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences

    1 year full time

    MSc by Research

    Biological Sciences