Biology and biomedical science

As a biology or biomedical science student at our Medway Campus, you’ll gain a solid foundation in the subject and have the option to study related areas such as pharmacology and life sciences. Some degree courses include fully funded international field trips and you will be taught by experts whose research is changing lives around the world.

Biology student with ambitions to move into medicine.


Biology student Sophie Hygate talks about how her degree will set her on track to fulfil her ambition to become a GP.

Our courses

At undergraduate level, we offer bachelor degrees, an integrated master’s degree, and extended courses with a foundation year that can be accessed with a lower tariff. We also offer master's degrees in biomedical science and biotechnology. Explore the options.

Biology - a gateway to a range of careers


From conservation officer to pharmacologist to food security expert, a biology degree can open the door to a huge range of opportunities and career paths.

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

Research students can specialise in a variety of areas, including drug delivery systems and neuroscience, with the Department of Life and Sports Science, Medway School of Pharmacy, and the Department of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Science.

Fight against deadly mosquitoes


Research by the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) is helping to tackle the deadly species of mosquitoes responsible for the spread of fatal diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever and the Zika virus.

Join us as a research student

As well as providing a rich and fulfilling experience, research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries.

Contact

fes_research_office@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867

GREat talks at Medway


We run a series of free public lectures covering an extensive range of topics affecting our society and environment today.

Our experts