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We're one of the most successful bioscience research departments in the country. With our research partners in the UK and around the world, we're developing new approaches to some of the most important questions affecting us today. Our research impacts on many areas, including human health, industry, manufacturing and the environment. Our reputation for excellence attracts staff and students from all over the world.

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Undergraduate degrees

Image: two students in labJoin a friendly and inspiring community of experts. We offer a wide range of three-year and four-year degrees in biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and molecular biology.

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Our research

Image: researchOur world class research spans many areas, from plant biology to structural biology, from bacterial pathogenicity and green technology to mammalian cell biology and genetic instability.

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Postgraduate courses

Image: postgraduate studentsWe have an extensive PhD programme and two new postgraduate taught degrees. Our graduates are in demand throughout the UK and across the world.

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