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Life & Physical Sciences

The impact of science on human health and the environment makes front page news almost daily. From exploring the human genome to developing new treatments for cancer, to climate change, to diet and nutrition, our understanding of all aspects of science is developing rapidly prompting the need for qualified professionals.

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Teesside University is close to some of the most advanced pharmaceutical, biotechnological, chemical and food processing companies in the world, as well as major NHS trusts. By fostering close links with regional and national businesses, and involving employers and professionals in the development and delivery of our courses, we ensure that our students, in addition to gaining an in-depth knowledge of their subject, also develop the skills to apply it with confidence to real-world situations, thus substantially improving their employment prospects.

Courses
  Course title Qualification Full-time Part-time  
Animal Science and Welfare BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biochemistry BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biological Sciences BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Chemistry BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Environmental Science BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Food and Nutrition BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Food Industry Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship No Yes View course
  Linked Level 6 University award: BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering
Food Science and Engineering BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Geography* BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Geology* BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Health Sciences BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Health Sciences* Cert HE Yes No View course
Human Biology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship No Yes View course
  Linked Level 6 University award: BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
Pharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course

Degree types explained

* Subject to University approval

 

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.

 
 
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