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Undergraduate subjects 2022

Choose from over 190 undergraduate degrees in subjects including engineering, humanities, management, science, and social science.


Find and apply for an undergraduate course with options for work placements and studying abroad.

Accounting and finance

Accounting and finance combines the study of financial systems with the measurement and communication of this information.


Architecture is the practice of designing and building structures. Architects use science, art, technology and humanities to create built environments.


Biosciences is the study of life, from ecosystems and populations to the molecular components. It’s a subject that has a significant impact on our daily lives.

Business and management

Our business and management courses explore how organisations operate. They cover core disciplines such as marketing, operations management and leadership.


Chemists study the synthesis, properties and structure of matter. You’ll learn how to make the substances we use every day, from molecules to materials.

Chemical engineering

Chemical engineering benefits society and the environment by combining science, mathematics and engineering to develop new technologies, processes and products.

Civil engineering

Civil, structural and architectural engineers design and shape the built environment, using creativity to improve the world we live in for a sustainable future.

Computer science

Computer science is the science behind much of the technology we use in our daily lives. Programming is a core topic but there’s so much more to learn.


Criminology is the study of crime and criminality as well as society’s response to these.


Economics is a social science that examines why and how people make choices to improve their wellbeing and wealth.


Education is concerned with how people develop and learn throughout their lives. It involves critiquing the teaching methods and environments in which we learn.

Electronic and electrical engineering

The study of electricity and its application in modern systems and devices, underpinning most technological advances in industry and society.

Integrated mechanical and electrical engineering

Combines the core elements of both engineering sciences. Learn about the design and manufacture of electrical and mechanical devices, technologies and systems.

International development

International development concerns the global challenge of how to enable people to live secure and fulfilled lives, particularly those in poorer regions.

Mathematical sciences

Mathematics and statistics underpin all the physical sciences and are increasingly important to social sciences and management.

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering combines mathematics and scientific analysis with creative thinking to design and manufacture machines, technologies and systems.

Modern languages

Languages are passports to life enabling you to become a global citizen. You’ll foster communication and broaden your knowledge of cultures and perspectives.

Natural sciences

Natural Sciences is multidisciplinary. You can choose your subjects from biology, biochemistry, chemistry, environmental science, pharmacology and physics.


Explore the effects of drugs on the body and learn how to develop effective and safe medicines.


Train as a healthcare professional in all aspects of medicines design and use. A pharmacist has a valued role as a member of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.


Physics is ‘the science of everything’. You’ll explore the fundamental laws of physics underpinning the universe, from subatomic to cosmological scales.


The study of politics looks at the process of gaining and exerting governance. How is power handled and where does it lie?


Psychology is the scientific study of mental life and human behaviour. It explains how we think, feel and act both individually and as part of a social group.

Social work

Social workers work with individuals and families to help improve their lives. They act as advocates and direct people to the services they may need.

Sociology, social policy and social sciences

Social and policy sciences seek to understand how we're shaped by organisations around us. Explore if the foundations of society could be organised differently.

Sport, exercise and health

The study of modern sport explores the impact of sport, exercise and health on modern society and how the body works and responds to physical activity.

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