Microbiology at Sheffield rated 100% for student satisfaction

National Student Survey 2015

We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in biology and training a new generation of highly skilled scientists.

Meet our inspirational masters graduates

Graduates from our pioneering MSc Human and Molecular Genetics course have been blogging about their new careers. Follow their stories and find out more about the course.

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Photosynthesis researcher awarded one of biology's top prizes

Dr Matt Johnson has been recognised for his pioneering research into how plants use solar energy to power their growth, and provide the Earth's food and oxygen.

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Have your say about studying at Sheffield

If you're a final year student, you can tell us what we've done well and what we could do better by completing the National Student Survey.

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Study with us

Our fascinating BSc courses and accredited MBiolSci degrees span biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and molecular biology. MSc students come from all over the world to learn the latest advanced lab skills.

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World class research

We use the latest technology to better understand the molecular basis of human health and the environment. You can join us by applying for one of our PhD research or fellowship opportunities.

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outreach to schools


Our staff and students have a wide range of industrial links, and are actively involved in taking our science to schools and the public. Read more here.

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