Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences offers a diverse range of human and animal-based programmes designed to provide the perfect gateway to your future career. We pride ourselves in the flexibility of our courses, allowing each individual student to be the architect of their university experience.

Based in the Thomas building at the very heart of the University campus, we are proud to boast a combination of innovative teaching and cutting edge research. 

The department of Biological Sciences is a vibrant and dynamic department with a range of exciting undergraduate and postgraduate programmes reflecting current scientific trends. Members of our enthusiastic teaching team are also involved in high quality research at an international level, combining expertise across the full spectrum of Biological Sciences. Our research findings regularly influence current scientific understanding, new methods and policy.
Professor Andrew Lawrence, Head of Department