Biological and biomedical sciences

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

96% 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), 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. Science and Engineering Foundation Programme (Biological Sciences)

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  19. Zoology

    BSc (Hons)
  20. Aquatic Ecology by Research

    MSc
  21. Bioinformatics

    MSc
  22. Biomaterials

    MSc
  23. Biomedical Engineering

    MSc
  24. Biomedical Engineering (conversion programme)

    MSc
  25. Biomedical Engineering with Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

    MSc
  26. Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation

    MSc
  27. Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology)

    MSc
  28. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics

    MSc
  29. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics (Distance learning)

    MSc
  30. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics

    PGDip
  31. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics (Distance learning)

    PGDip
  32. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology

    MSc
  33. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology (Distance learning)

    MSc
  34. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology

    PGDip
  35. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology (Distance learning)

    PGDip
  36. Clinical Microbiology

    MSc
  37. Clinical Microbiology (Part-time)

    PGDip
  38. Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics

    MSc
  39. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    MSc
  40. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    PGCert
  41. Environmental Science by Research

    MSc
  42. Freshwater and Marine Ecology

    MSc
  43. Freshwater and Marine Ecology

    PGCert
  44. Genomic Medicine

    MSc
  45. Genomic Medicine (Distance learning)

    MSc
  46. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments

    MSc
  47. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments

    PGDip
  48. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine

    MSc
  49. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine (Part-time)

    PGCert
  50. Oral Biology

    MSc
  51. PT Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments

    PGCert
  52. Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation

    MSc
  53. Podiatric Sports Medicine (Part-time)

    PGCert
  54. 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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