From animal behaviour and zoology to marine biology, we’ll help you develop practical skills and knowledge and encourage your passion for wildlife and the environment.
All our courses have overall student satisfaction rates well above the national average*. You’ll find our practical courses give you plenty of chances to take part in local, national and international field trips and fieldwork.
All of our undergraduate Cambridge campus-based courses are recognised by the Society of Biology. We develop our courses to prepare you for the workplace of today and tomorrow. All our full-time undergraduate courses offer optional placement opportunities.
Our staff take pride in delivering an up-to-date and exciting curriculum, while offering a friendly atmosphere in which you can thrive.
Gain hands-on experience while you study. Through our residential and local field trips you’ll develop an understanding of habitat conservation, build identification skills, and gain valuable employment skills. You might experience rutting red deer on the island of Rum; marine biology in Scotland; world-class zoos in the Netherlands; wildlife and ecology in Africa; and diving and marine biology in the Red Sea.
In the Department of Biology we're undertaking world-leading research.
From aardvarks to elephants, our diverse research activity enriches our teaching. Our researchers are engaged in exciting and innovative projects in collaboration with a range of public and private partners.
With our main research group and an equine consultancy, everyone in our department stays up to date with the latest industry thinking and findings. Please visit one of the following pages for more information:
If you're thinking of studying one of our courses the best way to find out about us is by visiting our next Open Day. See exactly what we have to offer, have a tour of our facilities and chat to staff and students.
*National Student Survey, 2015.