School of Life Sciences

The School of Life Sciences delivers a broad provision of science related academic themes including Biomedical Science, Sport and Exercise Science, Food and Nutrition, Sports Therapy and Forensic Science.

From specialised laboratories with focus on experimentation and methodical analysis to our expert strength and conditioning suite, we believe in hands-on-learning and our facilities are the ideal environment for the study of life at every level. Research inspired and practice-led, our school and its staff are committed to providing you with a learning environment that has been specifically designed to engage, inform and excite you; setting you on a journey of life-changing learning and exploration.

As a school, we share a passion for the biological basis of human health and disease, analysis of the chemical composition of materials and the evaluation and defence of forensic evidence against legal challenge. We also focus on the application of scientific principles to the way the body functions during sport and physical activity, prevention and treatment of injuries, food science, and nutrition and diet-related health issues.

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Our Food Science courses are 11th best in the UK - Complete University Guide 2019

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Sports Therapy BSc (Hons)

Sports therapists help with prevention and treatment of injuries and aid rehabilitation back to optimum levels of fitness. This course is designed to give you the specialist skills and clinical experience to enter the profession.