With London Met's Superlab, one of the largest and most advanced teaching labs in Europe, our biosciences students have the advantage of studying in a state-of-the-art £30 million Science Centre, with more than 280 workstations and specialist laboratories. You'll have the opportunity to develop hands-on skills that employers look for, as well as a detailed understanding of everything from biological systems at molecular level to ecosystems.
Biosciences courses for every stage of your career
Our skilled lecturing team of ex-practitioners deliver a range of high-quality biosciences courses, with the specific aim of producing highly qualified graduates who have both interdisciplinary subject-specific technical skills, and transferable core skills. London Met also has an active research group, the Cellular Molecular and Immunology Research Centre, which covers areas such as immunology, haematology, microbiology and biochemistry.
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All available biosciences courses
Biological Science - BSc (Hons)
Biology is the study of life. Taught in our state-of-the-art Science Centre, you'll learn that life processes result from a series of complex interactions at a molecular, cellular and whole organism level.
Biological Sciences Extended Degree - BSc (Hons)
This extended degree in biological sciences will see you examine complex interactions at a cellular level.
Biology of Infectious Disease - BSc (Hons)
The Biology of Infectious Disease BSC (Hons) degree offers you work-related learning and access to our state-of-the-art Science Centre.
Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)
This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and approved by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), which is essential if you plan to train as a state-registered medical laboratory scientific officer (biomedical scientist).
Biomedical Science Extended Degree - BSc (Hons)
Biomedical science puts you at the leading edge of science today, as it transforms our understanding of health and disease.
Medical Bioscience - BSc (Hons)
Undertake a deeper investigation into the medical bioscience understanding of health and disease with this degree.
Medical Bioscience Extended Degree - BSc (Hons)
As a medical bio-scientist you'll specialise in the study of health and disease. This in-depth, four-year extended degree will equip you with all the knowledge you need to succeed in your career.
Our biosciences lecturers include skilled science professionals and active researchers delivering a range of high-quality courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Current specialisms include:
We are particularly focused on helping you gain laboratory work experience to prepare you for a wide range of careers, including:
- scientific research and development
- medical and technical sales
- scientific writing
Our students have the rare advantage of working in our £30 million Science Centre, which features a Superlab with more than 280 workstations. The Superlab is one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe, and offers exceptional teaching and research facilities, which gives our students a cutting-edge experience. The Science Centre also houses specialist laboratories for tissue culture research and microbiology. With such facilities, it's no surprise that our graduates have gone on to work for global employers such as GlaxoSmithKline.
Our employability record
Employability is at the heart of our education ethos. Here at London Met we are immensely proud of our employability record, with 97.73% of graduates from the School of Human Sciences in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016–17, released July 2018).
The London Met environment
Studying at London Met you’ll be supported throughout your entire time with us in a welcoming environment, renowned for its diverse community of staff and students. You will get to study in the heart of the capital in high-quality teaching spaces, with access to state-of-the art facilities.