Study biomedical science and develop a broad understanding of the workings of the body and disease, or specialise with one of our medical science, physician associate, biochemistry or microbiology undergraduate degrees.
By studying healthcare, you can help:
understand and prevent disease
develop new therapies and treatments
advance clinical practice.
You’ll conduct your research and laboratory studies in our new, £60m Health and Life Sciences building, which opens in 2020. As the new home of the School of Biological Sciences, it will include:
Our programmes have been developed in partnership with local NHS healthcare trusts and hospitals to ensure you will have the skills and knowledge needed for a career in healthcare. You will be taught by experienced NHS staff and academics whose research has improved outcomes and understanding in the sector.
Excellent links with industry
We have a well-established network of clinical partners hosted on campus and regionally, including the Royal Berkshire Hospital and Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, and together we have established the Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit to help deliver impactful clinical outcomes from our scientific discoveries.