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Life Sciences

From animal behaviour, marine biology and zoology, to biomedical science, forensic science and crime and investigative studies, we’ll develop your practical skills and knowledge, encouraging your passion for applied sciences.

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Find out about our world-class research in Applied Ecology, Behavioural Ecology, Biomedical, and Forensic and Investigative Sciences, as well as postgraduate research opportunities.

School of Life Sciences research


Many of our undergraduate courses offer you the opportunity to take a placement year. It's a great way to gain knowledge and contacts.

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