School of Biological Sciences

The School of Biological Sciences is home to exceptional research and dynamic collaboration.

We're a school of diverse students, driven researchers, curiosity, and novel discoveries. Our interests span the biological sciences, from biochemistry to microbiology, cell biology, biomedicine, evolutionary biology, ecology, conservation and plant biology.

Our flexible courses encourage students to pursue their interests and discover new ones. Our focus on skills development for their future inspires them to excel at teamwork, data analysis and communication as well as research and learning. We're embedded in the Norwich Research Park, which boasts one of the largest concentrations of life scientists in the country. Our researchers excel in their fields, and in the creation of wider impact for their work. We're a community generating exciting breakthroughs and pioneering applications.

 

BSc

Biomedicine

Study Biomedicine and you’ll get to apply your passion for biology to tackle human diseases such as cancer, arthritis and cardiovascular disease – placing you...

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BSc

Molecular Biology and Genetics

After the enormous advances made in the last few years, this is the perfect time to study molecular biology and genetics. Studying this programme will give you a...

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MSc

Applied Ecology and Conservation

Specialise in conservation ecology on our established MSc course, which provides you with tuition from world-leading experts from across our Schools of...

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MSc

Molecular Medicine

You aspire to be at the forefront of modern medicine. You’re inspired by the major 21st century advances in genomics to help us understand disease at the...

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MSc

Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement

You’re ready to specialise in plant genetics and crop improvement at a ground-breaking centre for this highly prized discipline. With this expert, cutting edge...

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BSc

Ecology and Conservation

Get ready to deep dive into the key concepts of ecology and discover how organisms behave, evolve and interact with their physical and biological environments. ...

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BSc

Biological Sciences

Study life itself. Discover the why, how and what of living organisms, from how we came to be, to how we’ve since evolved. Our three-year Biological Sciences...

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BSc

Biochemistry

You will learn the fundamentals of biology and chemistry that underpin the study of biochemistry. Then you will choose from a broad range of modules across...

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01 Mar 2021

World Wildlife Day spotlight on the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation

From protecting pollinators to studying bird migration, safeguarding Antarctic penguins and writing about jellyfish superpowers – a group of UEA researchers are...

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28 Jan 2021

New university students not left behind, despite 2020 A-level chaos

Students in England starting university in autumn 2020 were as prepared as their peers who moved into higher education the previous year – even though they had...

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19 Jan 2021

‘Babysitters’ provide boost to offspring of elderly birds

Young Seychelles warblers fare better if their elderly parents have help raising them, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the...

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