Department of Life Sciences

Life Sciences

This page is no longer being updated as Life Sciences has now become two separate departments. Please visit our Biology or Sport & Exercise Science page.

We’re passionate about animal & environmental biology and sport & exercise sciences. Gain hands-on experience and develop your practical skills on field courses and in our labs. Take advantage of our established links with important organisations and learn from our research-active staff.

Animal & Environmental Biology

Sport & Exercise Sciences

of students on our BSc Animal Behaviour course agree that lecturers are enthusiastic about their teaching

National Student Survey results 2016

of students on our BSc Sports and Exercise Science agree "staff made the subject interesting"

National Student Survey results 2017


Many of our undergraduate courses offer you the opportunity to take a placement between years 2 and 3 of your degree. It's a great way to gain knowledge and contacts.

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