Natural sciences

Undergraduate courses starting in 2018

Natural sciences is multidisciplinary. You’ll be able to study across the subjects of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology and physics.

Play to your strengths by building your own portfolio of units. You’ll be able to shape your own degree and level of specialisation to suit your career plans. Broaden your course even further by taking non-science subjects such as management or education.

Learning experience

Expert academics

You’ll learn from academics with expertise in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, environmental science, pharmacology and physics. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.

Specialist facilities and equipment

Learn alongside single-honours students in the subjects you choose. You’ll have access to the wide range of laboratories and specialised facilities provided by the departments you’re studying in.

Graduate employability

A wide range of career opportunities are open to you as a Natural Sciences graduate including in scientific and manufacturing industries, research and development. You’ll also be well suited to roles in management, marketing, sales, purchasing, patenting and environmental management.

Recent employers include:

  • Deloitte
  • BP
  • World Health Organisation

Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.

Find out more about what our graduates go on to do.

Isabelle Sumner
“Natural Sciences is a really good choice if, like me, you can’t decide which of your Science A levels you like best, or you just don’t want to focus on one alone.”
Isabelle Sumner

BSc Natural Sciences with placement year (2017)