=160 th
World University Rankings 2021
16 th
Impact Rankings 2021
101-125 th
World Reputation Rankings 2020
171-173 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom

Biological Sciences - University of Leeds

Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds, is an interdisciplinary degree and brings together subjects including molecular genetics, biochemistry, microbiology and cell biology, giving you the knowledge and skills vital in battling global challenges such as cancer, infectious diseases, ageing and food security. Develop both broad and specialist knowledge, with access to the latest discoveries by research academics at Leeds and beyond. Core modules will equip you with an understanding of human disease genomics, genetic engineering, the mechanisms of disease and cell communication. Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist laboratory and research training which will help further prepare you for higher level study or employment as a professional scientist. **Make an Impact** As new techniques for studying and manipulating molecules and cells (e.g. cryo-electron microscopy and gene editing) are rapidly increasing our understanding of living organisms, this is a very exciting time to study an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. **Course highlights:** - Specialise in one of four pathways: molecular medicine; infection and disease; genome biology and disease or plants and agriculture, after a broad first year. - Practical work extensive hands-on experience in with practical labs and fieldwork. - Develop a range of transferable skills such as data analysis, interpretation and critical appraisal which will equip you for a wide range of career options when you graduate. - Research-led Advanced Topic modules in your final year cover specialist topics in cell and molecular biology which have an impact on societal issues sophisticated research and diagnostic techniques.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LeedsUnited Kingdom