Postgraduate study

Life & Physical Sciences

The growing importance of food technology, biotechnology, energy and the environment means that qualified professionals and managers, with the knowledge and skills to drive change and developments, will be in high demand for many years.

More about Life & Physical Sciences

Teesside University is close to some of the most advanced pharmaceutical, biotechnological, food and chemical companies in the world, as well as a major NHS trust. Our courses are designed with employer and professional input to help you gain relevant knowledge and develop the practical skills needed in industry. Our graduates apply their subject knowledge with confidence to real-world situations, helping them on the path to successful careers. The core philosophy behind our courses is to develop the problem solvers, innovators and leaders of the future.

Quality teaching

Our courses provide a high-level of academic education combined with development of a wide range of practical skills. This ensures you are able to apply your subject knowledge to real-world situations and substantially improve your employment prospects.

First-class facilities

You have access to specialised facilities, which include molecular biology, microbiology, food technology, hydroponics, anatomy, physiology and analytical chemistry laboratories. We have also developed a specialised tissue culture laboratory, a facility to research the ability of micro-organisms to clean polluted environments.