Biosciences

Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

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We have a long track record of working with organisations and individuals to develop their professional and personal skills offering accredited courses and industry recognised certification.

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Be at the cutting edge of applied scientific knowledge with a Biosciences undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Westminster.

Professional accreditation

Our BSc programmes have been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers. The accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates from accredited programmes meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including subject knowledge, technical ability and transferable skills.

Variety of learning resources

Our courses combine lecture, tutorial and practical laboratory elements, together with a variety of learning resources, including podcasts and Blackboard, our online learning environment. Formal exams are supported by course work assessment.

Transferable skills

Your Biosciences study will introduce and integrate transferable skills into your learning, enabling you to exercise valuable practical, reading, writing and presentational skills which will be of use later in your studies and career.

Careers

Our graduates have gone on to success in a wide range of careers, including graduate management programmes, healthcare management, medicine and biomedical research, environmental sciences, forensics, pharmaceutical sciences and teaching.