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

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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05 Jun 2021

Hunger provokes hangry behaviour, even in fruit flies

New research shows humans aren’t the only ones who can turn irritable and aggressive between meals.

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17 May 2021

New microbiome and breast cancer study

Scientists from the Norwich Research Park are launching a new study to see whether the microbes in our digestive system could be the unlikely heroes in the fight...

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12 May 2021

How fasting diets could harm future generations

Fasting diets could impact the health of future generations according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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29 Apr 2021

Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)

Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new study from the...

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