The global impact of our research is recognised by all major ratings, including our impressive Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results. 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.

Professor Andy Radford Why Bristol: academic insights

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

The entrance to the Life Sciences Building Life Sciences Building 360° tour

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A petri dish filled with a plant-based specimen Research highlights

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