Undergraduate Biological and Biomedical Science Degrees
You'll be a biological problem solver, able to use your training, laboratory and fieldwork experience to make a real difference. Plus, our degrees are accredited by professional bodies, demonstrating their quality and workplace relevance.
Our degrees' diverse curriculums, teaching excellence, guaranteed work experience and regular access to state of the art equipment will help your transformation into a graduate biologist with a diverse skillset and flexibility which has consistently lead to sector leading graduate employment.
If you do not meet our entry requirements for degree level study, or have been away from education for a while, our BSc (Hons) with a Foundation Year is available and is designed to develop your qualifications and confidence so that you are ready to transition into the full degree with us.
Biological Science BSc (Hons)
Our versatile Biological Science degree will help you understand and examine the living world around you.
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)
Our Biomedical Science degree provides you with the essential skills required by professional biomedical scientists at our purpose designed Science Centre.
Ecology and Conservation Practice BSc (Hons)
Our Ecology and Conservation Practice degree is ideally suited to those wishing to work in the fields of wildlife management or conservation.
Forensic Biology BSc (Hons)
This course covers modern developments involving the application of biosciences in relation to the field of forensic science.
Human Biology BSc (Hons)
On our Human Biology degree you'll learn, through experience-based activities in our purpose-built Science Centre, all about human function and dysfunction.
Pharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons)
Pharmaceutical Science will appeal to those who are passionate about understanding how the human body functions at a molecular level and the science that we use to help manage human health.
What our staff and students say
Studying at Staffordshire University provided me with the knowledge and skills to make my mark in the workplace. During my time at university, I discovered what I am passionate about and I chose my career based on that. Without my education and experience at Staffordshire University, I would not be where I am today!Nikita Sinha, BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science Biomedical Scientist
The great content in the modules on the Biology undergraduate course, along with the high quality of academic staff plus interesting laboratory sessions, helped deliver a very rounded experience which prepared me for a number of roles, whether it would be postgraduate research, working within industry or in the laboratory.Ashay Patel, BSc (Hons) Biology Sales Executive, Randox Biosciences
Our specifically designed Science Centre includes specialist laboratories, interview suites, and dedicated specialist equipment.
Crime Scene House
We have a dedicated Crime Scene House fitted with CCTV and two-way audio which gives the option for both internal and external crime scenes, so you can hone your investigative and crime scene examination skills.
You'll get your hands on gene sequencing, tissue cultures and insect rearing among many other amazing technologies.
Owned and managed by the University, the Reserve is bordered to the north by the River Trent and to the South by an area of grassland used for teaching and research.
Take a 360 look at our Biological and Biomedical Science Facilities
Our graduates move into careers such as research and development across the public and private sectors.
All students do graduate level work experience to boost employability. You'll get lots of support from our academic staff and our careers team to find a suitable placement and make an application.
Students undertaking our applied route on our Biomedical Science degree will carry out a 14 week placement in a local hospital. You'll also complete a registration portfolio and could be eligible for HCPC registration when you graduate, meaning you'll be ready to work as a fully qualified biomedical scientist. This route is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.
- Clinical Research
- Molecular Diagnostics
- Environmental Consultancy
- Medical Sales
- NHS Trust Laboratories
- Nature conservation officer
- NHS Biomedical Scientist
- Forensic Science
- Wildlife Trusts
Guaranteed Work Experience
Who says students have never done a day's work? We provide the opportunity of work experience for all new students joining us in September.
This work experience may be closely linked to your course, or it could be a broader experience designed to develop your employability skills. Our commitment will give students the best possible mix of knowledge and experience.
On our Biology degrees opportunities for placement vary between laboratory research, teaching experience, running school science clubs and volunteering on a nature research projects.
Work Experience Opportunities:
- County Hospital
- University Hospital of North Staffordshire
- Royal Air Force
- Dental Surgery
- DNA Analyst
- Cobra Biologics
- Patterson Cancer Research Laboratories
- Leicestershire Partnership NHS