Biology will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills to face some of the modern world’s biggest challenges. A combination of core and optional modules will allow you to develop your understanding of key topics such as cell biology and genetics and gain specialist knowledge in areas like behavioural ecology and animal development biology. You’ll also be able to combine practical lab work with classroom-based learning to develop a broad set of skills. History and Philosophy of Science takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding what science is and its role in society. Using philosophical, historical and social perspectives you’ll explore the history of scientific thought, the links between magic, science and religion and the nature of scientific knowledge. You’ll combine core and optional modules to explore key questions in history and philosophy of science while focusing on issues and questions that suit your interests.