Faculty of Science

We offer courses and carry out research in life sciences, physical sciences, computer science and mathematics.

Latest research

Find out how our research is improving lives and changing the world we live in.

Departments, centres and groups

The Faculty brings together six departments and a cross-departmental degree with an excellent reputation for both research and teaching. Our students benefit from diverse teaching and research gained from close collaboration with industry across sectors.


Take advantage of our strong links with industry and do a placement as part of your studies. You could earn between £15,000 and £25,000.


The Faculty hosts a range of facilities providing analytical equipment and expertise to researchers and industry.

David Bullett Nanofabrication Facility

We combine photo- and nano-lithography with etching and deposition for the fundamental studies of the electronic, magnetic and optical properties of materials.

Apply for one of our Prize Fellowships

We're looking for early career researchers with the potential to become research leaders.

About the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is the largest faculty in the University with over 3,500 undergraduate students, 650 postgraduate students and more than 300 academic and research staff.

Contact us

Ask us for more details about our courses and research, and keep up-to-date through social media.

Faculty Coordinator

  • 01225 384592