Learning is undertaken through lectures, seminars, tutorials, computer-assisted learning, field work, small group problem-based challenges, demonstrations, practical classes and visits to research establishments.
We have extensive links with companies and institutions working in the field of biosciences, both nationally and internationally, helping us to ensure our courses are relevant to industry.
The School is renowned for its supportive and friendly community environment and you will have a dedicated personal tutor who will provide you with support and advice throughout your time at Nottingham.
Sutton Bonington Campus
The majority of Biosciences courses are based at the Sutton Bonington Campus – a 40-acre site located 10 miles south of Nottingham, with easy access to nearby cities, national rail and road links and East Midlands Airport. There is a free, regular hopper bus linking the campus to University Park Campus and Nottingham city centre.
Sutton Bonington Campus offers an excellent range of facilities including halls of residence, an extensive library, sports centre and a new student amenities centre, The Barn. You will benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, specialist laboratories, an extensive library and the University Farm and Dairy Centre.
Environmental Science and Environmental Biology are taught at University Park Campus.
Year in Computer Science
Most of our degree courses can now be taken with an extra year (year three) spent in the University's School of Computer Science, providing extra skills.