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

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

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

Biochemistry

Immerse yourself in the wonder of biological organisms and processes at the molecular level. Explore all aspects of life from molecules to cells, tissues and...

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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

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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Field activities in the Choco cacao expedition
17 Dec 2020

Biodiversity key to economic development in Colombia

The natural resources of one the world’s most biodiverse countries are the key to its economic future, according to new research led by the University of East...

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16 Dec 2020

The Covid-19 university challenge

Universities should keep their windows fully open and students shouldn’t share personal items – according to new University of East Anglia research into reducing...

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09 Dec 2020

€5.7 million EU funding for major UEA research projects

From tackling climate change to studying fertility – researchers at the University of East Anglia have secured EU funding worth more than €5.7 million (£5.15...

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Trail runner, view of training shoes, landscape and bright sun
20 Oct 2020

UEA launches new institute for healthier living and ageing

From physical activity and nutrition to stopping smoking, sleep and socialisation, a new research centre has been set up by the University of East Anglia to...

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Event

EDESIA Q&A sessions for applicants

  • Jan 4, 2021 17:00PM
  • Online
  • Open Day
  • Free

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Virtual Postgraduate Open Event

  • Jan 18, 2021 00:00AM
  • Online
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Free