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. Biochemistry

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

    BSc (Hons)
  4. Biology

    BSc (Hons)
  5. Biomaterials for Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  6. Biomaterials for Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  7. Biomedical Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  8. Biomedical Engineering

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

    BSc (Hons)
  10. Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons)
  11. Environmental Science

    BSc (Hons)
  12. Environmental Science

    BSc (Hons)
  13. Environmental Science with Business Management

    BSc (Hons)
  14. Environmental Science with Business Management

    BSc (Hons)
  15. Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  16. Genetics

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

    BSc (Intercal)
  18. Intercalated Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Materials

    BSc (Intercal)
  19. Intercalated Experimental Pathology

    BSc (Intercal)
  20. Intercalated Experimental Pathology

    BSc (Intercal)
  21. Intercalated Neuroscience

    BSc (Intercal)
  22. Intercalated Neuroscience

    BSc (Intercal)
  23. Intercalated Oral Biology

    BSc (Intercal)
  24. Intercalated Oral Biology

    BSc (Intercal)
  25. Intercalated Sports and Exercise Medicine

    BSc (Intercal)
  26. Intercalated Sports and Exercise Medicine

    BSc (Intercal)
  27. Medical Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  28. Medical Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  29. Neuroscience

    BSc (Hons)
  30. Neuroscience

    BSc (Hons)
  31. Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics

    BSc (Hons)
  32. Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics

    BSc (Hons)
  33. Psychology

    BSc (Hons)
  34. Psychology

    BSc (Hons)
  35. Science and Engineering Foundation Programme (Biological Sciences)

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

    BSc (Hons)
  37. Zoology

    BSc (Hons)
  38. Aquatic Ecology by Research MSc

    MSc
  39. Bioinformatics MSc

    MSc
  40. Biomaterials MSc

    MSc
  41. Biomedical Engineering (Conversion Programme) MSc

    MSc
  42. Biomedical Engineering MSc

    MSc
  43. Biomedical Engineering with Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering MSc

    MSc
  44. Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation MSc

    MSc
  45. Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) MSc

    MSc
  46. Biomedical Sciences MRes

    MRes
  47. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics MSc

    MSc
  48. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics Online MSc

    MSc
  49. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics Online PGDip

    PGDip
  50. Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics PGDip

    PGDip
  51. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology MSc

    MSc
  52. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology Online MSc

    MSc
  53. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology Online PGDip

    PGDip
  54. Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology PGDip

    PGDip
  55. Clinical Microbiology MSc

    MSc
  56. Clinical Microbiology PGDip

    PGDip
  57. Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics MSc

    MSc
  58. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology MSc

    MSc
  59. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PGCert

    PGCert
  60. Environmental Science by Research MSc

    MSc
  61. Freshwater and Marine Ecology MSc

    MSc
  62. Freshwater and Marine Ecology PGCert

    PGCert
  63. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) MSc

    MSc
  64. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) Online MSc

    MSc
  65. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) Online PGCert

    PGCert
  66. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) Online PGDip

    PGDip
  67. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) PGCert

    PGCert
  68. Genomic Medicine (HEE Funded) PGDip

    PGDip
  69. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments MSc

    MSc
  70. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments PGCert

    PGCert
  71. Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments PGDip

    PGDip
  72. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine MSc

    MSc
  73. Neuroscience and Translational Medicine PGCert

    PGCert
  74. Oral Biology MSc

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

    MSc
  76. Podiatric Sports Medicine PGCert

    PGCert
  77. 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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