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The School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biological and medical sciences in both teaching and research. Expertise in the School spans molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, anatomy and zoology. The School aims to achieve Excellence in Education, both in its own undergraduate science and postgraduate MSc degrees and with the major contributions it makes to professional courses in Medicine, Pharmacy and Dietetics. The School has a substantial research portfolio and strives to achieve research excellence across this range.
There is a large cohort of early career researchers, comprising postdoctoral research fellows, over 300 postgraduate research students, together with highly skilled technical staff underpinning the research activities. Read more »
School Funded PhD Studentships Available
Marie Sklodowska-Curie ESR (PhD) Fellowships for 2015-16
CLOSPORE is a new Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions ITN based at Centres of Excellence in Lisbon, Helsinki, Paris, Wageningen, Abingdon and Nottingham. Our industrial partner in the UK is Green Biologics.
Call for Brazil Science without Borders PhD Studentships
Read about BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Biotechnology & Biological Sciences on the Graduate website »
Our teaching is research-led and integrative, ensuring that our courses are at the cutting edge and that our students are prepared for the future.
We provide excellence in teaching in a wide range of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. For many of these degrees, applicants can choose between 3-year BSc and 4-year MSci courses.
We offer an extensive range
of high-quality taught Masters’
programmes, covering a range
of specialist courses
‘from molecules to man’.
"It's brilliant that the Biological Photography and Imaging course is a stepping stone for your students to the BBC" as quoted by Jess Pitcher BBC Researcher, BBC One Show, Natural History Unit Bristol.
The University of Nottingham is ranked in the UK top 10 by The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014. In accordance with the table's criteria, successful universities have high-quality staff and lectures, well-structured courses, good accommodation and good community atmosphere.
Raising the profile of technicians
University of NottinghamMedical School
Queen's Medical CentreNottingham NG7 2UH
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