School of Biological Sciences

State of the art teaching facilities make our Building stand out from the rest

360 Virtual Tour of the Life Sciences Building

One of the UK’s leading biology schools, our strengths cover the whole discipline, from single molecules to entire ecosystems

About the school

You will learn from people who are passionate about teaching at the forefront of biology

Courses and programmes

Our expertise lies in evolutionary biology, animal behaviour, sensory biology, plant and agricultural sciences, and ecology



The global impact of our research is recognised by all major ratings, including the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Studies into everything from wheat genomics to vision ecology and animal behaviour attract support from worldwide funders, including BBSRC, NERC, Marie Curie and the EU.

Teaching and assessment

Our degree programmes are flexible, and all students complete field courses or laboratory workshops and independent research projects chosen from a wide range of options.

Why Bristol: academic insights

See why our academics and teaching staff think that Bristol could be the best option to study Biological Sciences.

Life Sciences Building 360 Tour

Take a look at the 360 Virtual Tour for the building here.