New life-sciences building

Our new £56m Life Sciences building creates unprecedented opportunities for our biology students

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

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

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

Undergraduate students

Courses and programmes

Ambitious researchers, innovative teaching resources and talented students create a stimulating environment where everyone can thrive.

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The global impact of our research is recognised by all major ratings, including the last RAE.

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.

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Why choose Bristol?

"It’s pretty much the perfect course for me! I really enjoy the labs and field trips.

I also like the fact that I’m being taught by lecturers who regularly have their research published in journals and other publications."

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