Life Sciences

Life Sciences

We are a close-knit community of academics, researchers and students dedicated to the study of Life Sciences. As well as offering a range of excellent undergraduate science programmes, we are also actively involved in cutting-edge research, consultancy and knowledge exchange.

About us


We have a long and successful history of providing a stimulating environment for study.

Learn more about the Section of Life Sciences

Undergraduate study


We offer a broad range of undergraduate degrees, which can be taken as single honours, or in many cases can be combined with another subject.

Discover our range of innovative undergraduate degrees


Postgraduate Study

Our Faculty MSc by Research is ideal for anyone seeking to continue their studies to postgraduate level. We also welcome MPhil and PhD students.

Discover more about MSc in Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

Find out more about our MSc by Research in Biosciences and Ecology

Learn out more about MPhil/PhD study

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We have a number of well established research groups, and seek to engage our students as active collaborators in the production and dissemination of knowledge.

Find out more about our research

Browse our research publications

Student Internships

We offer a range of paid summer internships to our students, giving them the chance to gain valuable work experience and collaborate with us on research projects.

Read about our student internships

Life as a PhD Student

Marie McConnell left school with no A-levels, but is now studying for a PhD in Biological Sciences. With hard work, determination, and the right support, you too can study at the highest level. 

Read Marie McConnell's story

Browse our PhD student profiles


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