The University of Southampton
Biological Sciences

Undergraduate study

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Our teaching is driven by our cutting-edge research. Our programmes in Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Zoology cover the spectrum of the biological sciences.

Biological Sciences' academics are involved in groundbreaking work in a range of areas from human foetal development to environmental change. As an undergraduate student on a biological sciences degree you can be sure that your education is based on the most up-to-date information.

To complement your academic achievements, our placements and volunteering projects are a chance to gain valuable hands-on experience, helping you to achieve your longer-term career goals after your degree in biological sciences.

Exciting career prospects

Exciting career prospects

Specialist advice plus opportunities for hands-on experience to help you explore and achieve your goals.

What our students think

What our students think

Find out about other students’ experiences of studying in Biological Sciences and life in the University.

Biological Sciences National Student Survey 2016 results demonstrate high student satisfaction

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“I would recommend other students to do placement years or summer internships during their degree as I felt I developed new and existing skills during the year and had real-life industry experience when applying for roles after my degree.”

Charlotte Taylor - BSc Biomedical Sciences, 2015
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“Studying Pharmacology has given me the essential skills required to be an effective member of a team in both a research and non-research environment.”

Leighton Osbourne - BSc Pharmacology, 2016
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