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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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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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

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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MSc

Molecular Medicine

Our MSc in Molecular Medicine draws upon the world-renowned strength of research in biomedical sciences at UEA and on the Norwich Research Park. On this course...

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25 Sep 2021

How rabbits help restore unique habitats for rare species

European wild rabbits are a ‘keystone species’ that hold together entire ecosystems – according to researchers at the University of East Anglia.

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24 Sep 2021

Ageing the unageable: UEA researchers develop new way to age lobsters

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have identified a way of determining the age of a lobster based on its DNA.

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DNA
16 Sep 2021

Times Higher Education table puts UEA in the world’s top 100 for Life Sciences

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has maintained its place as a world top 100 university for Life Sciences degrees in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE)...

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15 Sep 2021

UEA breakthrough could protect against breast cancer progression

Leading scientists have identified a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth in mice, and identified a type of immune cell...

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