Faculty of Science

An innovative approach and passion for scientific advancement

Encompassing life sciences from psychology to biological and chemical sciences.

We work hard to ensure our students are well prepared for their careers in science, in whatever field they choose to study. With world-class facilities and a passionate and innovative teaching and research team, our students are studying at the cutting-edge of their discipline. Strong links with the scientific community and industry in both the UK and overseas means we can offer fantastic, placement opportunities so students can develop their skills and gain valuable experience in the real world.

Our research

We’re behind the big science headlines

The breadth of our research is reflected in the results of our submissions to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 (the system that assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions). The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, for example, are ranked equal 11th and designated as the top ranked academic department outside of the Russell Group Universities (an association of 24 British public research universities).

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