Study biology and forensic science

We're ranked No.4 in London for biosciences (Guardian University League table 2022).


Our degrees in biosciences are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and reflect the latest developments and offers training in genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics and evolutionary biology. Practical studies will include a laboratory and/or field-based project, a data project or a systematic review. This might take place in a laboratory or an organisation outside the University. You'll graduate with the knowledge and practical skills you need to boost your employability, helping you stand out when seeking work.

Forensic science

Our forensic science course prepares you for a career as a forensic scientist and is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Scientists (CSFC) for the component standards in Interpretation, Evaluation and Presentation of Evidence; Laboratory Analysis; and Crime Scene Investigation.

Your studies will cover all aspects of investigating criminal offences including crime scene processing, forensic archaeology, drugs, toxicology, DNA profiling, body fluids, entomology, fibres, fire investigation and ballistics. We've received four commendations from the CSFC for our cutting-edge forensic technology and our innovative student training programmes.