Summary: Biology touches all areas of our life, from the microscopic working of our cells to immune evasion strategies of bacteria. This biological sciences degree is broad in content, drawing on recent technological and theoretical advances in the field. It covers topics ranging from the complexities of the genetic code to ecosystems on land, helping to keep your career options as wide as possible. Course details: This degree emphasises how understanding genetic, cellular, organism, ecological and evolutionary biology can be employed to benefit humankind and improve the environment. We draw on our local biotechnology industry and links with national experts to enhance your learning, ensuring you develop comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to current industry and employer requirements. Career options include the pharmaceutical sector, postgraduate research or teaching. Your learning includes extensive development of a range of laboratory techniques, professional and employment skills (which are highly regarded by employers) as well as a thorough understanding of biological principles. This learning culminates in a major research project work in the final year, which is often linked to industrially significant applications. After the course: Graduates are ideally suited to sectors including the food, water, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries, as well as careers in environmental agencies, hospitals and government laboratories, teaching or postgraduate research.