Centre for Biological Sciences

Our world-leading research in the areas of molecular and cellular bioscience, biomedical sciences (particularly neuroscience and development), ecology and the environment focuses on addressing today's key challenges. Furthermore, our range of biological sciences degrees comprise programmes in biochemistry, biology, biomedical sciences, ecology, pharmacology and zoology - covering the whole spectrum and helping our students secure a rewarding future career.

Undergraduate study

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Biological Sciences' broad-based programmes give our undergraduates the opportunity to study a wide range of topics and discover their talents before specialising.

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Postgraduate study

Postgraduate study

Postgraduates benefit from our world-leading facilities, excellent academic support from our Graduate School, and collaborations.


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From climate change to human health, our ground-breaking research in Biological Sciences tackles key global issues and offers solutions to many of life's challenges. 

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business partnerships

Our expert knowledge of the life sciences places us in a key position to contribute our scientific expertise to projects and develop innovative solutions for a wide range of industry and community partnerships.

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Latest News

  • 2015/06/22

    New grant to fund innovative NMR methods to study nitrogen-14

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  • 2015/06/19

    Brain inflammation targeted in first drug discovery project from £3m Dementia Consortium

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  • 2015/06/18

    Antimicrobial Copper on the BBC World Service

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Meet our students

Andy Stewart

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“I really felt at home in Southampton and the pastoral care received from Biological Sciences was fantastic. I got all the help I needed from my tutor and supervisor. It’s great to know when you are starting out that you’ll get support like that.”

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