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Biosciences courses

Be inspired by bioscience with our well-equipped laboratories

Explore life on Earth with courses designed to develop your analytical skills in well-equipped research laboratories, and put them to work during field trips to destinations like Mauritius and Jersey.

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Discover more about our range of courses and get a feel for life at for yourself at our next Open Day.

Why study biosciences at ?

Our courses give you the chance to make industry connections across our many partnerships with large organisations such as the NHS. You will learn from internationally recognised lecturers, leading research from the front line of clinical practice.

What will you learn/gain?

Gain invaluable expertise for a career in science, using our state-of-the-art Hatchcroft facilities. You will develop a range of skills and techniques at the forefront of the scientific research and industry.

What are your career prospects?

Our courses will prepare you for industries such as biochemicals, biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, rehabilitation engineering, biomedical engineering, food and private or public sector laboratories, including health services.

Biosciences at

Professional placements and industrial internships provide invaluable industry insight, while postgraduate students can fast-track their careers with a broad programme blending academic theory with professional practice.

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Our Bioscience courses at a glance

Personal Support

State-of-the-art laboratories

Placement and experience

Meet Our Grads: Natural Sciences

Want to find out more about how we support you with your career hear from our BSc Biomedical Science student, Tania.

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Virtual lab simulations open new learning frontier for science and tech at MDX

Our students test their practical skills at home with virtual lab simulations. These virtual experiences also give them the chance to safely learn about dangerous subjects. Plus they feel confident about what to do in our physical labs as they've done it before virtually.

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MDX academics lead research to monitor babies lung function

A team of our academics are developing a new technology that will mean doctors can accurately monitor babies’ lung function without the need for sedation. Allowing neonatologists to view real-time dynamic images of babies’ lungs every second could prevent many infant deaths in the future.

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MDX students at Bradford Science Festival

A team of MDX students and lecturers helped bring a pilot immersive disaster narrative experience, aimed at inspiring children about science and creativity, to this month's Bradford Science Festival.

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MDX academics support BBC series War on Plastic

BBC presenter and environmentalist Anita Rani spent a day in a science lab with MDX staff, Leonardo Munoz and Alejandra Baez, analysing wet wipe samples, to assess their plastic content. The experiments' results now feature on the BBC series .

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