Faculty of Science

Courses

Undergraduate

Applied Science

BSc (Hons)

A Learning at Work Partnership Degree Programme

Study mode: distance learning

Biochemistry

MBiol

This course provides an understanding of the molecules of life and their interactions, with the exciting opportunity to do a week long intensive practical in genetic engineering taught by expert staff in the field

Study mode: full time

Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This course provides an understanding of the molecules of life and their interactions, with the exciting opportunity to do a week long intensive practical in genetic engineering taught by expert staff in the field

Study mode: full time

Biology

MBiol

Exploring the diversity and richness of the living world from the molecular scale to whole ecosystems, closely tied with the active research programme of our School of Biological Sciences

Study mode: full time

Biology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Exploring the diversity and richness of the living world from the molecular scale to whole ecosystems, closely tied with the active research programme of our School of Biological Sciences

Study mode: full time

Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Informed by the latest scientific techniques and technologies, this course aims to give a firm understanding of pathological processes and the origins of disease

Study mode: full time

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This is a sought-after course designed to teach 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

Thorough professional training to gain the knowledge and practical skills 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 and specifically focuses on the examination and diagnosis of patients

Study mode: full time

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci

The MEnvSci is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Environmental Sciences.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A scientific study of the physical, chemical and biological processes that affect the environment, with the chance to develop practical skills for environmental research

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

A BPS accredited, dynamic and practical course, you will be 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

A highly practical and hands-on course designed to incorporate the social, cultural, economic and political aspects of geography

Study mode: full time

Geological Hazards

MGeol Accredited

The MGeol is a combined undergraduate and masters degree in Geological Hazards.

Study mode: full time

Geological Hazards

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A course which allows you to study the physical processes of earth’s environment through fieldwork and in the laboratory

Study mode: full time

Geology

MGeol Accredited

The MGeol is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Geology.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A dynamic and accredited course combining 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 is 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

On this course you will have access to the highest quality resources and facilities to investigate marine systems and the marine environment

Study mode: full time

Marine Biology

MBiol

On this course you will have access to the highest quality resources and facilities to investigate marine systems and the marine environment

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 masters degree in Marine Environmental Science.

Study mode: full time

Nursing (Adult)

BN (Hons) Starts February 2017

Developed with local healthcare providers, this qualification provides eligibility to apply for registration as an Adult Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Study mode: full time

Operating Department Practice

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A work-based course to develop operating department practitioners

Study mode: full time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences

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 the transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontolgist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

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

Study mode: full time

Paramedic Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A practice-based course incorporating clinical placements and specialist mentoring which 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

BSc (Hons)

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

Study mode: full time

Applied 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, 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 sub atomic 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

As one of the first in the country to receive endorsement from SkillsActive, we offer a contemporary, relevant and highly vocational course for those looking to thrive in the sports sector

Study mode: full time

Sports Science and Management (Top-up)

BSc (Hons)

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

Study mode: full time

Sustainable Environmental Management

BSc (Hons)

A real-world insight into environmental issues and managament

Study mode: full time

Postgraduate

Applied Aquatic Biology

MSc

Draw on our 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

A Learning at Work Partnership Degree Programme

Study mode: distance learning

Biotechnology

MSc

Gain sought after advanced skills in molecular biotechnology with this Master's degree.

Study mode: full time | part time

Child Forensic Studies: Psychology and Law

MSc

A part-time or full-time, distance learning course designed for professionals working with children to explore child psychology within the context of the legal system

Study mode: distance learning

Clinical Exercise Science

MSc Endorsed

This applied course provides a range of endorsed vocational units to prepare learners 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

An accredited and stimulating course for 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

A vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK, producing management specialists for crisis or disaster situations

Study mode: full time | part time

MSc Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

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

A BPS accredited and up-to-date course heavily informed by research and providing preparation for professional practice in the field of forensic psychology

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Psychology Practice

PgDip Accredited Subject to approval

An HCPC-accredited course designed to 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

An accredited and well-established course informed by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology

Study mode: full time | part time

Health Psychology

MSc Accredited Subject to approval

Learn from experts in health psychology and undertake an industry placement

Study mode: full time | part time

Human and Applied Physiology

MSc subject to approval

A course which 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

Science

MRes

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

Study mode: full time | part time

Optometry

MOptom

Become a skilled practitioner in the field of optical and vision sciences

Study mode: full time

Clinical Exercise Science

PgCert Endorsed

This applied course provides a range of endorsed vocational units to prepare learners 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

This applied course provides a range of endorsed vocational units to prepare learners 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

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 Subject to approval

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

Allowing health and social care professionals to reflect on and contribute to practice in their area of work through research

Study mode: part time

Psychology and Learning Disability

MSc

A part-time or full-time, distance learning course enabling supporters and carers of people with intellectual disabilities to gain a postgraduate qualification

Study mode: distance learning

Social Work

MSc Approved

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 Subject to approval

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

A course combining 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 in order to optimise sport performance

Study mode: full time | part time

Systematic Reviews in Health

PgCert

Learn the skills to conduct a systematic review

Study mode: distance learning

Flexible & Professional

Applied Science

MSc

A Learning at Work Partnership Degree Programme

Study mode: distance learning

Applied Science

BSc (Hons)

A Learning at Work Partnership Degree Programme

Study mode: distance learning

Child Forensic Studies: Psychology and Law

MSc

A part-time or full-time, distance learning course designed for professionals working with children to explore child psychology within the context of the legal system

Study mode: distance learning

Dental Development Programme in Science and Dental Therapy (No Practice Rights)

Professional progression course

A part-time course covering core dental-related topics and allowing for progression to further study and training for the dental health profession

Study mode: part time

Local Dental Anaesthesia

Professional progression course

A part-time course focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver local anaesthetic safely to patients, whilst 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 will enable 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

A part-time or full-time, distance learning course enabling supporters and carers of people with intellectual disabilities to gain a postgraduate qualification

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 Subject to approval

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

Systematic Reviews in Health

PgCert

Learn the skills to conduct a systematic review

Study mode: distance learning

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.