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Combine cutting-edge bioscientific theory with plenty of hands-on experience in our industry-standard labs. You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges — from fighting disease and protecting the environment, to feeding a rapidly growing population.

Studying Biosciences at NTU

From Biomedical and Biological science to Cancer Biology and Pharmacology, our courses span the whole spectrum of biosciences.

Research is at the heart of our courses, which means you receive a first-class teaching experience at the very forefront of new developments in Biosciences. Our accreditations from the Institute of Biomedical Science and the Royal Society of Biology are our guarantee to you that our courses are meeting the needs of industry and your future employers.

To give you maximum exposure to everything you can expect from a career in biosciences, you’ll be spending a lot of time in our labs. Our teaching laboratories are some of the best in the UK with the same high-spec equipment used in industry.


Student Satisfaction in Biosciences (NSS 2022)


for Pharmacology and Pharmacy. (Guardian University League table 2023)


Number of students on year-long placements in Biosciences (HESA 2021/22)

Take a look at Biosciences at NTU

Watch our videos to get a feel for studying Biosciences at NTU. You'll hear more about our courses from our staff and take a tour of our facilities.

Where will a Biosciences degree take you?

Our Bioscience graduates are well regarded by employers as they have extensive hands-on experience in lab settings where they’ve learned to apply the theory. Our recent graduates have gone on roles including:

  • Biochemist
  • Graduate Ecologist
  • Registered Biomedical Scientist
  • Health Advisor
  • Secondary Science Teacher
  • Information Analyst
  • Food Microbiologist.

Employers have included:

  • NHS
  • AstraZeneca
  • Anglian Water
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Diageo alcoholic beverages
  • Northern Foods.

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