We want you to have the best possible learning experience, whatever your chosen course of study. In the School of Biosciences you'll experience an integrated range of teaching and learning styles including:
- traditional lectures and seminars
- tutorials and small group problem-based challenges
- computer-assisted learning
- field work, demonstrations, practical classes and visits to research establishments.
We have extensive links with a range of businesses, organisations 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 which is located 10 miles south of Nottingham. The campus is also home to the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science and there are around 2,000 students studying across the two schools.
The 100 acre campus offers an excellent range of facilities including:
- student residences ─ over 700 on campus student bedrooms
- retail and catering outlets
- the James Cameron-Gifford Library
- a new sports centre
- a new student amenities centre
The campus offer exceptional teaching and research facilities including a new purpose-built Super Lab, specialist laboratories, learning resource centre and the University Farm and Dairy Centre.
There is a free, regular hopper bus linking the campus to University Park Campus and Nottingham city centre, and easy access to national rail and road links and East Midlands Airport.
Environmental Science and Environmental Biology are taught at University Park Campus.
Additional year in Computer Science
Boost your degree even further by studying computer science for a year between years two and three of your degree, extending your degree to a four year programme.
A year spent in the University's School of Computer Science will give you training in software development and computing skills relevant to your final year research project and benefit you in your future career.
You can decide to transfer into this programme from your BSc course when you start your degree (subject to progression criteria).