Applied Biology gives you a comprehensive understanding of how fundamental biological knowledge can be put to practical use. You will cover areas such as Applied Genetics, Sustainable Food Production and Animal Metabolism and Nutrition, gaining a diverse range of skills vital for graduate employment.
C111 MBIOL Applied Biology
Our Applied Biology Integrated Masters provides the chance to develop a deep understanding of the real-life uses for Biological discoveries. The fourth year is comprised of Masters level modules that provide a foundation for progression into research as well as a graduate-level careers.
Biochemistry is central to all areas of the "biological" and "life" sciences. Leeds delivers a solid grounding in the basic underpinning principles of Biochemistry which develops to contemporary topics such as gene therapy, cancer and viruses through research-led teaching from leading academics. A Leeds Biochemistry degree is well respected and a great foundation for a successful graduate career.
C709 MBIOL Biochemistry
Our Biochemistry MBiol will develop your understanding of how to apply the molecular approaches of chemistry to biological systems beyond undergraduate level. Not only is the degree recognised by the Society of Chemistry and received interim accreditation by the Society of Biology, but the fourth year will provide Masters level content and will give the opportunity to undertake an extended research project.
Biological Sciences offers the chance to develop a broad understanding of living organisms at a molecular and cellular level. An ability to tailor your degree to your interests, coupled with the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills, makes Biological Sciences at Leeds a great choice for students who wish to retain flexibility in their degree progamme.
C719 MBIOL Biological Sciences
Our Integrated Masters in Biological Sciences gives you the chance to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of living organisms to a more advanced level. The MBiol fourth year offers Masters level modules and an extended research project, allowing you to work even more closely with our world class academics.
Here at Leeds we have one of the country’s most diverse teaching groups that will allow you to really explore your interests in this extremely varied field. The emphasis of the programme is the whole organism to which everything is related, be it a gene that encodes for a specific protein or the communities of organisms within an ecosystem. Academic research is reflected in our teaching, offering cutting edge content and producing highly sought after graduates.
C109 MBIOL Biology
If your passion lies in Biology then our Integrated Masters will provide the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and understanding of Biology. The fourth Masters year provides an excellent foundation for a career in research as well as many graduate career paths.
With the advancements in areas such as Stem Cell Biology, Biotechnology is an area with growing opportunities. A partnership with the Leeds University Business School, one of the most respected in the UK, means our students develop a well-balanced skills portfolio in both biotechnology and business.
J702 MBIOL Biotechnology with Enterprise
On this MBiol course you will gain comprehensive knowledge on the applications of biotechnology in the modern world. The fourth year offers an extended research project that is jointly supervised by the Leeds University Business School, giving you the chance to truly integrate biotechnology and business.
Ecology allows you to study a variety of species and how they interact with one another and their environment. Leeds offers an exceptional atmosphere where world-class ecologists and biologists work closely with geographers and earth scientists. Our graduates leave with a strong portfolio of skills ready for employment.
C189 MBIOL Ecology and Environmental Biology
Our MBiol offers the chance to study contemporary ecology topics such as climate change and sustainable agriculture to a Masters level. Our university has a wide range of research groups that allow our MBiol students to get involved in research and develop a strong set of skills for the furture
This course offers the chance to get to the core of genetics, studying the nature, transmission, and expression of genetic information. The diversity of the degree means you will study areas such as genetic engineering and biotechnology, and our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
C409 MBIOL Genetics
Our genetics MBiol allows you to build on your undergraduate knowledge of genetics by allowing you to step up to Masters level modules (e.g. High Throughput Technologies; Plant Biotechnology; Conservation Genetics) in Year Four. The Integrated Masters offers the chance to pursue a career as a professional scientist as well as giving you an edge in the graduate job market more widely.
On this course you will learn about how the body works in both health and disease. You will gain an enhanced understanding of areas such as neuroscience, pharmacology and cell biology and develop a wide range of transferable skills for graduate employment.
B129 MBIOL Human Physiology
Human Physiology is a key component of the scientific basis of medicine, and you will gain an enhanced understanding of areas such as neuroscience, pharmacology and cell biology. The MBiol offers a fourth year with extended research project complemented by a range of Masters level modules.
Students studying Medical Biochemistry will learn to excel in a rapidly evolving and up-to-the-minute discipline. This course offers students the chance to find out about exciting and contemporary topics such as gene therapy, cancer and oncogenes, viruses, protein structure and function, to name a few. With industrial placements and opportunities to get involved with world class research, a Medical Biochemistry degree is a strong foundation for a great career.
C749 MBIOL Medical Biochemistry
Our Medical Biochemistry Integrated Masters offers the chance to study the molecular workings of human health and disease at an in-depth Masters level. In fourth year students get the opportunity to undertake higher levels of research and study that will set them aside from other graduates.
Medical Microbiology will teach you about the ways in which microbes affect our health as well as studying a range of bioscience disciplines. Microbiology has economic, environmental and medical relevance, and because of this the knowledge and skills developed on this course will always be in demand.
On our Medical Sciences degree you will get a solid foundation in core biomedical subjects such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience. Graduates often go on to careers related to healthcare, whilst other popular routes include postgraduate study in medical and dental courses.
B109 MBIOL Medical Sciences
This course is designed for people with a broad interest in the science of human beings. The MBiol offers a fourth year where you will study an extended research project as well as Masters level modules; a great way to enhance your career prospects.
On this course you will study microorganisms, including bacteria and viruses. The subject lies at the heart of the biosciences, embracing the disciplines of immunology, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology. Microbes affect almost every aspect of our lives meaning microbiologists are always in demand.
C509 MBIOL Microbiology
On this MBiol course you will develop the knowledge gained over your first three years studying Microbiology to Masters level. Your fourth year will involve a cutting-edge extended research project and a variety of Masters level modules, providing a great foundation for a wide variety of careers.
This course combines an understanding of microbes with the study of how the body reacts to and fights infections caused by microbes. Because of the economic relevance of microbes in today’s world the career prospects for graduates in this subject are very strong.
Microbiology with Virology offers the study of microorganisms with a specific focus on viruses and how they affect human and animal health. You will have the opportunity to study in detail topics such as the AIDS virus, the emergence of bird flu and the global relevance of microbes.
A degree in Neuroscience will develop your understanding of the nervous system from an anatomical, pharmacological, physiological and molecular biological standpoint. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of currently relevant problems such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, and will be able to pursue both research based and professional careers.
B149 MBIOL Neuroscience
The Mbiol offers the chance to study the brain and the nervous system in even greater depth. During your fourth year you will undertake an in-depth cutting-edge extended research project and take part in Masters level modules on current neuroscience topics.
Pharmacology is essential to all medical disciplines, and on this course you will develop insight into the treatment of diseases such as diabetes and cancer through practical laboratory experience, lectures and tutorials. Because Pharmacology is a broad-based, research-led programme, career options range from scientific specific to graduate scheme opportunities.
B219 MBIOL Pharmacology
Our Pharmacology MBiol offers students the chance to develop a more in depth understanding of how drugs work in the body to an even more advanced level. You will undertake an extended research project under supervision of world-leading academics whilst studying Masters level modules, giving you real insight into the topic.
On this course you will study how the body and mind handle the demands placed upon them by sport and exercise. By addressing questions such as 'why do injuries occur?' and 'is it possible to improve performance?', you will gain an in-depth understanding of how exercise effects the body
C609 MBIOL Sport and Exercise Sciences
On this course you have the opportunity to develop your understanding of the subject beyond Undergraduate level. The MBiol offers the chance to undertake an in-depth extended research project around areas such as 'tackling obesity' or 'aiding spinal injury recovery through exercise'.
This course focuses on the impact of exercise on the structures and mechanisms of the body during both acute and chronic physical activity. You will gain specialised knowledge in how the body functions during exercise and how athletes deal with the demands of elite level sport.
BC19 MBIOL Sports Science and Physiology
The MBiol offers the chance to investigate specialised topics of sports physiology in depth. You will be able to undertake extended research projects in areas such as 'the influence of footwear on knee joint kinetics' alongside a research team that is recognised on the global stage.
A degree in Zoology allows you to study animals and how they evolve, move, behave, develop and function. The course is based around the key themes of evolution, animal behaviour, physiology, development, and field work, and is delivered by leading academics from a variety of fields.
C309 MBIOL Zoology
With the MBiol you get the chance to build on the knowledge you gain in your first three years by studying Masters level modules and perform an extended research project in the fourth year. The extra year will also give you an ‘added extra’ for careers in research and industry.