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Undergraduate study

Our undergraduate courses offer you a wealth of options for learning about the living world. Whether you're keen to explore biology in all its breadth, or focus on a specialist discipline that fascinates you, you'll find a course to suit you.

Master's study

At Reading, you can take your expertise in biomedical sciences to a higher level. Our MSc by Research Biomedicine course is ideal for making you stand out to employers or acting as a bridge to doctoral study.

PhD study

As a PhD student in Biomedical Sciences, you'll be part of a dynamic research community and will work with our research intensive team towards new discoveries.

Our research

The aim of our Biomedical Sciences research is to extend life, ease pain, combat diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and enhance the healthy state.

Meet the team

Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.


Read inspiring stories from our staff and students in Biomedical Sciences.

Our facilities

Our purpose-built Health and Life Sciences building, cardiovascular imaging facility, labs and microscopy suite are all situated on our award-winning Whiteknights campus.
Athena SWAN Silver Award