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Faculty of Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biological Sciences has a long established reputation in delivering research-led student education with a strong suite of programmes covering the biological sciences with a continued portfolio development being informed by an active Industrial Advisory Board.

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (12)
Medicine & Health (6)
Business & Management (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



Our faculty has over 130 academic staff, 14 independently funded research fellows and 200+ PhD students working at all levels of biological sciences, from molecules to landscapes. The links below allow you to explore our current research areas across our three schools.


The Faculty of Biological Sciences is a vibrant, collaborative research community, spanning all areas of biological sciences from landscapes to molecules. Explore our research and innovation pages to view the strength and depth of our research teams and contact us if you have an interest in working together.


Our dedicated Employability and Professional Development team will support you throughout your time at Leeds, making you aware of events and opportunities to increase your employability.

In addition, our Masters Career Development Programme will support you to:

  • explore career options and career planning
  • understand the PhD application process and optimise PhD applications
  • learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media for effective networking and career opportunities
  • practice interviews for both job and PhD applications.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

We have a proactive Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) who advises us on what they look for in graduates and ensures that relevant employability related skills are embedded within all our courses.

Library services

Our range of bookable study rooms and booths are ideal for groups who need a space to discuss and collaborate, or individual postgraduates who need to focus on their work. In each room, you can connect your laptops and share your screens using AirMedia. Remember to check-in to the room when you arrive. These rooms are for student bookings only.

Student Life

Student clubs

Our alumni group on Linked in is for all Faculty of Biological Sciences alumni to network, exchange ideas and keep in touch. Also available to final year undergraduates and all postgraduate students. The group will keep you updated with important news about the faculty, events, jobs and opportunities which could aid you post-graduation and will inform you of any networking opportunities.

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