University of Nottingham: School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham: Faculty of Science


Discover Science at Nottingham
Science at Nottingham offers you a world of opportunities to work with acclaimed scientists, develop exceptional skills and translate new ideas into life-changing solutions. Where internationally recognised research spans expansive topics including quantum physics, plant genomics, human imaging, sustainable chemistry, neuroscience, mathematical modelling and beyond. We work closely with industry on training the next generation of scientists and collaborate worldwide ensuring our research has societal impact.

Specialise beyond your undergraduate degree and gain the highest levels of knowledge, innovation and skills sought after by employers. Start by exploring our postgraduate taught and research opportunities within our seven diverse schools.

School of Biosciences
Join an inspirational school which is delivering teaching and research in fundamental and applied aspects of the biosciences. We’re working towards improving a range of fields including, agricultural production, food safety, human and animal nutrition and health, bioprocessing and biopharma production, and environmental sustainability. As a student you will benefit from our extensive research as it means we can offer a variety of modules taught by academics who are shaping the future of biosciences.

Across the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science, 97% of work was judged to be of international quality in the Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

School of Chemistry
Chemistry is a truly multi-disciplinary science with researchers at Nottingham engaged in, and leading, major research in molecular bonding and spectroscopy, materials, synthesis and catalysis, biological chemistry, and sustainable chemistry. Our course will give you the skills you need to accelerate your career. 

95% of the school’s research is recognised as internationally excellent or world-leading (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

School of Computer Science
Computer science is a rapid growing area of science. Based at our innovative Jubilee Campus, the School of Computer Science benefits from exclusive access to modern facilities and the latest techniques and technologies. Our researchers cover a broad spectrum of computer science topics including artificial intelligence, data mining, modern optimisation, and mixed reality. Unlock your potential with our courses.

Ranked top 10 in the UK for research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

School of Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics is the language of science, technology and finance. Our postgraduate programmes are designed to equip you with high-level analytical skills that open the door to a wide range of careers. As a maths postgraduate at Nottingham you will join a thriving department where researchers are making discoveries and pushing traditional boundaries.

Top 10 in the UK within Mathematical Sciences for research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

School of Pharmacy
Join a school that is ranked 6th in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018) and is recognised as a world leader for research in the design and use of drugs and medicines. You’ll work alongside academic staff who are undertaking internationally leading research, ensuring our programmes are at the cutting-edge of the latest learning.

Top school in the UK offering MPharm programmes (QS World Rankings, 2018).

The School came joint 1st in the UK on quality of research for Pharmacy Schools in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 and is the only School of Pharmacy to have 100% of research at 4* in the 'Impact on Society’ category.

School of Physics and Astronomy
We will push you to think creatively and critically to help you work in this fast-moving field. Our teaching is informed by the latest research carried out by our six research areas. The school has a vibrant student community with over 100 postgraduate students.

Ranked joint third in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

School of Psychology
With a commitment to generating and sharing knowledge that fuels our understanding of human behaviour, the School of Psychology provides an inspiring research environment for the scientific study of the mind and brain. Enjoy our excellent lab facilities and equipment for research projects. These include a selection of dedicated experimental labs, a library of test materials, and a range of monitoring equipment including video apparatus and eye-tracking equipment.

The school is ranked top 10 in the UK for research power (Research Excellence framework, 2014).

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