Faculty of Science

Courses

Undergraduate

Applied Science

BSc (Hons)

Demonstrate and expand your scientific knowledge in the workplace with this Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Develop your understanding of biochemistry and have the opportunity to do a week-long intensive practical in genetic engineering taught by expert staff.

Study mode: full time

Biology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Our BSc Biology course provides the knowledge and skills to support your passion for the living planet and build a career in this vital field.

Study mode: full time

Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Informed by the latest scientific techniques and technologies, this course gives you a firm understanding of pathological processes and the origins of disease.

Study mode: full time

BSc (Hons) Advanced Dental Nursing

BSc (Hons) Subject to approval

Study towards becoming a Dental Nurse and develop an advanced level of practical knowledge and experience.

Study mode: full time

BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene

BSc (Hons) Subject to approval

Develop your theoretical knowledge and practical clinical experience in dental hygiene and work towards a professional registration with the General Dental Council (GDC).

Study mode: full time

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This sought-after course will teach you a combination of theory and practice in our first-class facilities to become a qualified dental therapist.

Study mode: full time

Dental Nursing

CertHE Accredited

Through professional training, you will gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to become a qualified dental nurse.

Study mode: full time

Diagnostic Radiography and Medical Imaging

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training. It focuses on the examination and diagnosis of patients.

Study mode: full time

DipHE Advanced Dental Nursing

DipHE Subject to approval

Develop your advanced practical experience and knowledge with this flexible route to your dental nurse registration.

Study mode: full time

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London and the Engineering Council through the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Management

BSc (Hons)

This exciting course gives you the chance to explore one of the most significant challenges facing humanity today: sustainable environmental management.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci

This integrated undergraduate and Master's degree develops your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This intergrated Undergraduate and Master's degree will develop your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

Study mode: full time | part time

Exercise and Fitness Management

BSc (Hons) Endorsed

Combining the scientific and managerial aspects of exercise and fitness, this course provides entry to the Register of Exercise Professionals Level 3 (REPs) and is a sound preparation for roles in the health and fitness industry.

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Psychology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

BPS accredited, this dynamic and practical course is taught by academics at the forefront of modern forensic psychology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Geography

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Engage with some of the most important global issues of today and explore the physical, environmental, social and political aspects of our world.

Study mode: full time

Geography

BA (Hons) Accredited

BA Geography is a highly practical and hands-on course which incorporates the social, cultural, economic and political aspects of geography.

Study mode: full time

Geology

MGeol Accredited

MGeol Geology is an integrated, four-year Master's degree programme that prepare you for a successful career in academia or industry.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This dynamic and accredited course combines outdoor studies and laboratory techniques to provide insights into the earth and how it has evolved.

Study mode: full time

Human Communication Science (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

This top-up degree offers a multi-perspective investigation into human communication and is an ideal route to communication-related professions.

Study mode: full time | part time

Marine Biology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to play an active and positive role in the future of marine study and conservation.

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Learn how the marine environment functions and how human activities affect environmental processes in the sea and on our coastlines.

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

MEnvSci

This MEnvSci is a combined undergraduate and Master's degree in Marine Environmental Science.

Study mode: full time

Nursing (Adult)

BN (Hons) Approved

Developed with local healthcare providers, this qualification makes you eligible to apply for registration as an adult nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Study mode: full time

Operating Department Practice

BSc (Hons) Approved

Develop your knowledge and skill as an operating department practitioner in the three areas of the perioperative environment of anaesthetics, scrub role and recovery.

Study mode: full time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

MGeol Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this integrated Master's course places great emphasis on practical learning and developing your transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course emphasises practical learning and developing the transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Paramedic Science

BSc (Hons) Approved

BSc Paramedic Science is a practice-based course incorporating clinical placements and specialist mentoring. It ultimately leads to qualification for the paramedic profession.

Study mode: full time

Pharmaceutical Science (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

With our outstanding array of facilities and expert academic staff, this course provides the opportunity to top up existing qualifications to a full BSc (Hons) degree and increase your chance of a career in the industry.

Study mode: full time

Pharmacology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This course entails working at the cutting-edge of modern pharmacology methods incorporating several scientific disciplines.

Study mode: full time

Pharmacy

MPharm (Hons) Accredited

Underpinned by simulated practice and work placements, this accredited course combines scientific and practical approaches for entry into the pharmacy profession.

Study mode: full time

Physics

MPhys (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this four-year course prepares you for professional or research level applied physics.

Study mode: full time

Physics

BSc (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course gives you a broad-based physics education preparing you industry roles or further study and research.

Study mode: full time

Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

BSc (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course develops an understanding of the fundamental laws of physics and shows how their application determines the structure and behaviour of the whole universe and its constituent astrophysical parts.

Study mode: full time

Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

MPhys (Hons)

Recognised by the Institute of Physics, this course allows you to study the physical world from the subatomic scale to the whole Universe.

Study mode: full time

Psychology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This BPS accredited course is the scientific study of mind and behaviour involving theoretical and practical learning using our cutting edge laboratory and computing facilities.

Study mode: full time | part time

Radiotherapy and Oncology

BSc (Hons) Approved

As one of the first universities in the country to offer this subject, this approved course is at the forefront of radiography training and specifically focuses on the treatment and recovery process.

Study mode: full time

Social Work

BSc (Hons) Approved

This approved course provides you with the knowledge, theory, values and skills to work with the most vulnerable individuals and groups in society.

Study mode: full time

Sport and Exercise Psychology

BSc (Hons) Endorsed

This course is the first step on the career path to becoming a BPS Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist and HCPC Registered Psychologist.

Study mode: full time | part time

Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Hons) Endorsed

Endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), this course combines scientific rigour and practical experience in sport, exercise and health.

Study mode: full time | part time

Sports Management and Development

BSc (Hons) Endorsed

Learn what’s involved in managing and organising sports events and explore current professional practice in sports marketing with this highly vocational course in Sports Management and Development.

Study mode: full time

Sports Science and Management (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

This top up course for Foundation Degree and HND students builds upon your previous studies and give you the necessary skills and knowledge needed for a successful graduate-level career within the sports industry.

Study mode: full time

Postgraduate

Applied Aquatic Biology

MSc

Draw on the University's broad industrial links and extensive research activities to expand your own research interests of aquatic ecosystems and the marine environment.

Study mode: full time

Applied Science

MSc

Extend your knowledge and understanding of the sciences while you work with this Learning at Work Master's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Biotechnology

MSc

This Master's course in biotechnology equips you with advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, opening doors to a wide variety of career opportunities.

Study mode: full time | part time

Child Forensic Studies: Psychology and Law

MSc

This part-time or full-time distance learning course for professionals working with children explores child psychology within the context of the legal system.

Study mode: distance learning

Clinical Exercise Science

MSc Endorsed

This applied Master's course provides a range of endorsed vocational units to prepare you for employment or research in exercise referral, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, exercise after cancer, and falls prevention.

Study mode: full time | part time

Clinical Exercise Science

PgCert Endorsed

This applied postgraduate certificate course provides a range of endorsed vocational units to prepare you for employment or research in exercise referral, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, exercise after cancer, and falls prevention.

Study mode: part time

Clinical Exercise Science

PgDip Endorsed

Similar to the postgraduate certificate in Clinical Exercise Science, this postgraduate diploma prepares you for employment or research in exercise referral, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, exercise after cancer, and falls prevention.

Study mode: full time | part time

Coastal and Marine Resource Management

MSc Accredited

Coastal and Marine Resource Management is an accredited and stimulating course focusing on the effective management of coastal and marine resources with the goal of sustainability at its core.

Study mode: full time | part time

Crisis and Disaster Management

MSc Accredited

This vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK develops your skills and knowledge to become a management specialist for crisis or disaster situations.

Study mode: full time | part time

Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

MSc Engineering Geology is an accredited course with a reputable record of producing specialists in engineering geology and geotechnics for the construction industry.

Study mode: full time | part time

Environmental Geology and Contamination

MSc

In response to the shortage of qualified contaminated land specialists, this course provides training to identify and help prevent risks to human health and the environment.

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Psychology

MSc Accredited

Our Master's course in Forensic Psychology is BPS accredited and heavily informed by research, providing preparation for professional practice in its field.

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Psychology Practice

PgDip

This course will help you achieve registered status as a practitioner psychologist.

Study mode: full time

Geographical Information Systems

MSc

This long-running course provides a high level of competency in geographical information handling and training on specialist GIS equipment.

Study mode: full time | part time

Geological and Environmental Hazards

MSc Accredited

Accredited and well-established, this Master's course is taught by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Human and Applied Physiology

MSc

This course incorporates scientific disciplines to provide an integrative approach to the modern study of physiology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Medical Biotechnology

MSc

This Master's course will give you sought-after advanced skills in molecular biotechnology.

Study mode: full time | part time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences with this four year course.

Study mode: full time

Physical Activity, Exercise and Health

MSc

This multidisciplinary course develops skills in theory, research and practise for a range of health conditions, providing exercise in the management of such conditions and developing environments to increase physical activity levels.

Study mode: full time | part time

Prescribing and Therapeutics

PgCert Accredited

Hone your therapeutics skills on our accredited course.

Study mode: distance learning

Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology

DForenPsy

Learn skills to become a researcher and practitioner and to achieve registered status as a forensic psychologist.

Study mode: full time

Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care

ProfDoc

Reflect on and contribute to practice in your area of work through research as a health and social care professional.

Study mode: part time

Psychology and Learning Disability

MSc

Gain a postgraduate qualification while supporting and caring for people with intellectual disabilities with this distance learning course.

Study mode: distance learning

Science

MRes

An excellent opportunity to join an active research team and develop your science career.

Study mode: full time | part time

Social Work

MSc Approved

MSc Social Work is an approved qualification, relevant and up-to-date with today’s standards of social work provision and practice – both in the UK and overseas.

Study mode: full time

Sport and Exercise Psychology

ProfDoc

Achieve your Professional Doctorate through blended learning to practice as a psychologist within the sport and exercise domain.

Study mode: part time

Sport and Exercise Psychology (BPS Accredited)

MSc Accredited

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course is the first stage towards becoming a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist in this specialist area of sport.

Study mode: full time | part time

Sport, Exercise and Health Science

ProfDoc

This course is an alternative pathway to a doctorate qualification. It is a rigorous programme of advanced study and research, designed specifically to meet the needs of commerce, industry and professional groups and is the professionally oriented counterpart to the more theoretical PhD.

Study mode: part time

Sports Management

MSc

Our Master's course in Sports Management combines professional managerial skills with specialist knowledge of sport in preparation for management or leadership positions in a variety of sport-related areas.

Study mode: full time | part time

Sports Performance

MSc

Encompassing biomechanics, physiology and psychology, this course utilises interdisciplinary scientific study and applies theory to practice to optimise sport performance.

Study mode: full time | part time

Flexible & Professional

Applied Science

MSc

Extend your knowledge and understanding of the sciences while you work with this Learning at Work Master's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Applied Science

BSc (Hons)

Demonstrate and expand your scientific knowledge in the workplace with this Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Child Forensic Studies: Psychology and Law

MSc

This part-time or full-time distance learning course for professionals working with children explores child psychology within the context of the legal system.

Study mode: distance learning

Dental Development Programme

Professional progression course

This short course will develop your existing skills and experiences in dentistry, helping you gain the qualifications you need for entry into some of our undergraduate dental courses.

Study mode: part time

Local Dental Anaesthesia

Professional progression course

This part-time course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to deliver local anaesthetic safely to patients while enabling you to reflect on working in a Primary care environment in the UK.

Study mode: part time

Preparing for Practice Appraisal

Professional progression course

This part-time course enables you to prepare your dental practice and lead your staff through a successful inspection.

Study mode: distance learning

Prescribing and Therapeutics

PgCert Accredited

Hone your therapeutics skills on our accredited course.

Study mode: distance learning

Psychology and Learning Disability

MSc

Gain a postgraduate qualification while supporting and caring for people with intellectual disabilities with this distance learning course.

Study mode: distance learning

Sport and Exercise Psychology

ProfDoc

Achieve your Professional Doctorate through blended learning to practice as a psychologist within the sport and exercise domain.

Study mode: part time

Sport, Exercise and Health Science

ProfDoc

This course is an alternative pathway to a doctorate qualification. It is a rigorous programme of advanced study and research, designed specifically to meet the needs of commerce, industry and professional groups and is the professionally oriented counterpart to the more theoretical PhD.

Study mode: part time

Postgraduate Research

There is a wide selection of postgraduate research degrees on offer in the Science Faculty. For more information on our research opportunities, please visit our Postgraduate Research page.