If you’re interested in how life is sustained in various environments, our range of Life Science courses will help you gain the confidence and skills you need for your specialist career. Whether you’re interested in Applied Bioscience, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Sustainability or Applied Wildlife Conservation, you’ll gain practical skills using our industry-standard facilities and will backed by our experienced and research-active academics.
Gain an understanding of the application of animal behaviour to conservation, and develop the practical skills you need for a career in animal conservation. You'll train in the technologies and scientific methods used in animal behaviour research and how these can be applied to solve modern conservation problems.
Our MSc Applied Bioscience will develop your skills in major areas of applied bioscience, including molecular cell biology, biomedical genetics and specialised topics in medical diagnostics. You'll focus on rapidly-evolving research into the applications of bioscience in healthcare. You'll also develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of advanced analytical techniques as used and applied in bioscience.
Develop the practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation. The course was developed in partnership with environmental organisations to ensure you’re skilled and employable in this rewarding area. It allows development of skills including the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, research skills and communication skills, with an optional laboratory-based module on conservation genetics.
Develop your scientific skills and explore new specialisms. If you’re a working biomedical scientist take a step towards being a Chartered Scientist status by studying on our Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) accredited distance-learning course.
Expand your knowledge in all areas of forensic science, from gathering evidence at the crime scene itself, right through to the courtroom. Develop your skills and knowledge on our accredited course, as you collect and analyse evidence, equipping you to become a confident and effective practitioner.
Be part of our Global Sustainability Institute and work/study in partnership with the Eden Project. You’ll learn first-hand from sustainability researchers, experience inspirational practitioners and be able apply your new skills and knowledge in the work place. This unique online course with residential stays with us in Cambridge and in Devon will help you on your journey to become an agent for positive change.