UK number one for medical research and top five for biological research

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and sense of community mean our students love their time with us.

Take the first step towards your degree

See what it's like to study Biomedical Science at one of our summer open days. Find out about our undergraduate courses, and meet our staff and students.

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Students help to raise awareness of organ donation

Our undergraduates applied their anatomical knowledge to try and solve the shortage of registered organ donors in England.

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Discovering how the human body develops over a lifetime

Researchers at the Bateson Centre are studying developmental processes to understand how cells and systems meet the challenges of life after birth.

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Study with us

With one of the UK's only undergraduate courses to include human dissection, and our three specialist masters degrees, we'll give you the skills employers need.

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World-class research

We're helping discover new drugs while working to combat deafness and Parkinson's. By doing a PhD, you can join one of our groundbreaking research centres.

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We develop solutions with industrial partners to solve major healthcare challenges. Read about some of our work on the Sheffield Science Gateway website.

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