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Biosciences and chemistry

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in biomedical sciences, biology, forensics, pharmacology, biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, biochemistry and chemistry.

Our staff are active researchers in areas such as human disease, stem cells, DNA profiling, molecular microbiology, drug detection and analytical chemistry. This ensures that our courses are forward thinking.

We hold regular meetings with employers from the NHS, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries ensuring our courses provide the skills and knowledge required for employment.

All of our courses include extended lab sessions carried out in modern well-equipped labs and an optional placement year for undergraduate students.


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BSc (Honours)/MSci Biomedical Science

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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You gain a fundamental knowledge of how the body works and what goes wrong in various diseases. Case studies are used to link theory and practice. You also develop skills in the techniques that are used in the diagnosis and research into diseases on our extensive laboratory programme. There is an opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge on placement in a professional environment such as a hospital laboratory or in industry.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code B940

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BSc (Honours)/MSci Forensic Science

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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Learn how to use chemical and biological science to provide important evidence to help solve crimes, in modern well-equipped labs. Then gain valuable professional experience, by applying for a placement with one of our national or multinational partners including forensic science providers, equipment manufacturers and multinational pharmaceutical companies.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code F410

Subject area

Gain an advanced scientific understanding of disease at a cellular level focusing on current methods used in in-vitro diagnosis. As part of the course you can choose to specialise in one area of the pathology laboratory directorate, either cellular pathology, infection and immunity or blood sciences.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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BSc (Honours)/MSci Biology

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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This course has achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the latest 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) results released this month.Study biology and learn how to apply biological principles to real world situations and develop critical thinking skills that are highly valued by employers. You learn along side internationally renowned researchers who help ensure the course content and lab skills follow the latest biological developments. You also have the opportunity to earn up to £18,000 on a work placement year.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code C100

Subject area

Study a course that helps you to understand the forensic science process and provides evidence analysis training in modern well-equipped labs. The course content is split equally between law, science and a research project taken in an area of interest to the forensic community.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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BSc (Honours)/MSci Human Biology

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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Learn the fundamentals of human biology, particularly physiology and cell biology on a course that is taught by active researchers. Then take the opportunity to apply for a one-year placement and learn how to use what you have studied in the workplace. Finally, complete your education in the subject with a research project at the University or with your placement partner.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code C101

Subject area

Increase your skills and knowledge in pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases and increase your competitiveness in the job market. The advanced knowledge practical techniques and transferable skills that you learn on this course enhance your career prospects in hospital or industry labs or can lead towards doing research at PhD level.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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BSc (Honours)/MChem Chemistry

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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Study chemistry and learn how to apply its principles to real world problems. Internationally renowned researchers on your teaching team ensure that the course content and lab skills you learn are at the cutting edge of the science. And the opportunity to gain a placement with major industry names like AstraZeneca gives you the chance to gain experience and build your CV.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code F100

Subject area

BSc (Honours)/MSci Biochemistry

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time, plus one year to MSci (optional)

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Gain the knowledge, skills and experience needed for a career as a biochemist. Learn the fundamentals of the subject before specialising in an area that reflects your career aims and interests. Take the opportunity to develop your professional skills on a placement with a major industry player such as AstraZeneca or with a research laboratory in a hospital or university.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code C700

Subject area

Further your scientific and professional skills and enhance your understanding of key concepts in analytical chemistry on this course. You also develop your knowledge of analytical technologies and instrumentation. This integration of scientific knowledge and professional development is designed to help maximise your competitiveness in the employment market.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

Subject area

Gain the advanced skills and knowledge needed to specialise in biotechnology. You study the latest advances and applications of a wide range of technologies for modifying living organisms or their products, in areas such as genetic engineering, production of therapeutic proteins, and cell and tissue culture methodologies.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to develop your professional or academic career in pharmacology and biotechnology. You learn key skills needed to work on developing new treatments for diseases.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Gain advanced laboratory skills and academic knowledge required to analyse samples relevant to the drug development process, in accordance with strict industry regulations.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Develop your knowledge of molecular and cell biology in the context of human disease. The course is designed to prepare you for PhD research and also enhance your career prospects in the expanding life sciences sector including government-funded research laboratories or private industry.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Extended Degree Programme Preparatory year in Biosciences and Chemistry

First year of a full-time four year degree (or five years with one year work placement)

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This course is for people that want to study biosciences and chemistry but do not have the usual A-level or equivalent science qualification.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code C901

Subject area

Designed primarily for employees already working in hospital pathology and other bioscience labs, this course allows you to integrate academic knowledge with your existing practical experience. You benefit from teaching based on the latest biomedical research, and gain the accredited qualifications and skills needed to develop as a scientist in the NHS and other related sectors.

Undergraduate

Part-time

Subject area

Study for a higher degree by research in our well-respected Biomedical Research Centre (BMRC). During your studies, you are trained in research methods and complete a high level research project. We encourage and support you to present your findings at national and international conferences to help launch your academic career.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Study for a professional doctorate designed to develop your ability to work at the highest academic level in an applied professional context. Equivalent to a PhD, the goal of your doctorate is to develop your practice as an experienced professional in health, social care, biomedical science or sport and exercise science.

Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of biology. Designed for graduates with a passion for biology, this course offers you the skills and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of children and young people about the science. Job prospects for qualified biology teachers are good and because it is a priority subject, you may be eligible for a bursary to train.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of chemistry. Designed for graduates with a passion for chemistry, this course offers you the skills and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of children and young people about the science. Job prospects for qualified chemistry teachers are good and because it is a priority subject, you may be eligible for a £20,000 bursary to train.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of physics. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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BSc (Honours) Biotechnology (top up)

One year full-time

This course is no longer recruiting

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code J702

Subject area

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