Biological and biomedical sciences

At Queen Mary we span the biological field, from the study of whole organisms to molecular biology and genetics.

92% of graduates in work or further study*

*based on a survey of UK students only (DHLE 2016)

We’re home to multidisciplinary research based in modern, well-equipped labs, and you’ll be inspired by our world-class experts.

Students with a biomedical interest benefit from the university’s world-leading medical school. Thanks to our London location, we have well-established links to national institutions such as the Natural History Museum and Kew Gardens, and to industry partners including GlaxoSmithKline and the Environment Agency.

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  1. Biochemistry

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  2. Biology

    BSc (Hons)
  3. Biomaterials for Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  4. Biomedical Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  5. Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons)
  6. Environmental Science

    BSc (Hons)
  7. Environmental Science with Business Management

    BSc (Hons)
  8. Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  9. Intercalated Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Materials

    BSc (Intercal)
  10. Intercalated Experimental Pathology

    BSc (Intercal)
  11. Intercalated Neuroscience

    BSc (Intercal)
  12. Intercalated Oral Biology

    BSc (Intercal)
  13. Intercalated Sports and Exercise Medicine

    BSc (Intercal)
  14. Medical Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  15. Neuroscience

    BSc (Hons)
  16. Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics

    BSc (Hons)
  17. Psychology

    BSc (Hons)
  18. Zoology

    BSc (Hons)
  19. Aquatic Ecology by Research MSc

    MSc
  20. Bioinformatics MSc

    MSc
  21. Biomaterials MSc

    MSc
  22. Biomedical Engineering (Conversion Programme) MSc

    MSc
  23. Biomedical Engineering MSc

    MSc
  24. Biomedical Engineering with Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering MSc

    MSc
  25. Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation MSc

    MSc
  26. Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) MSc

    MSc
  27. Biomedical Sciences MRes

    MRes
  28. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics MSc

    MSc
  29. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics Online MSc

    MSc
  30. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics Online PGDip

    PGDip
  31. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics PGDip

    PGDip
  32. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology MSc

    MSc
  33. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology Online MSc

    MSc
  34. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology Online PGDip

    PGDip
  35. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology PGDip

    PGDip
  36. Clinical Microbiology MSc

    MSc
  37. Clinical Microbiology PGDip

    PGDip
  38. Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics MSc

    MSc
  39. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology MSc

    MSc
  40. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PGCert

    PGCert
  41. Environmental Science by Research MSc

    MSc
  42. Freshwater and Marine Ecology MSc

    MSc
  43. Freshwater and Marine Ecology PGCert

    PGCert
  44. Genomic Medicine MSc

    MSc
  45. Genomic Medicine Online MSc

    MSc
  46. Genomic Medicine Online PGCert

    PGCert
  47. Genomic Medicine Online PGDip

    PGDip
  48. Genomic Medicine PGCert

    PGCert
  49. Genomic Medicine PGDip

    PGDip
  50. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments MSc

    MSc
  51. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments PGCert

    PGCert
  52. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments PGDip

    PGDip
  53. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine MSc

    MSc
  54. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine PGCert

    PGCert
  55. Oral Biology MSc

    MSc
  56. Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation MSc

    MSc
  57. Podiatric Sports Medicine PGCert

    PGCert
  58. Biological Sciences

    PhD
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From our students

Studying at a Russell Group university in London has already given me chances to help my future career - I've attended events at GSK and get involved with projects such as the 100,000 Genome Project.
— Atalanta Hersey, Medical Genetics (2019)

Learn more about the school

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences is a large and dynamic school with strong links to industry. We offer a stimulating and supportive learning experience.

You’ll experience inspirational teaching from high-calibre staff who are leaders in their field. According to the Research Excellence Framework, 87 per cent of our chemistry and 82 per cent of our biology research is either world-leading or internationally excellent. You’ll stay up to date with weekly departmental seminars on new research findings.

Thanks to our close teaching and research links, students have special opportunities for original investigative work with the Natural History Museum, ZSL London Zoo, Forest Enterprise and University of London’s Marine Biological Station at Millport in Scotland.

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