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Be prepared to study everything from the smallest molecules and organelles, to organisms and entire ecosystems through an exciting new lens, in order to address real-world problems.

The field of biological sciences is at the forefront of a new era in which we have the opportunity to find pioneering ways to address individual, regional and global issues through science.

Whilst studying on one of our biological science courses, you will learn in our state-of-the-art science building that offers excellent research, simulation and learning spaces and will be taught by research-informed staff with expertise across academic research, the NHS and industry. The opportunities for work placements could also see you working with leading companies including GlaxoSmithKline, Guy's Hospital and the Medical Research Council.

Why choose Herts?

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Work experience

Work placement opportunities with leading organisations and research institutions

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World-leading research

Ranked in the top 25% of all UK universities for research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)