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

Research and scholarly activities inform the faculty's learning and teaching and complement the enterprise activities that the faculty provides.

Why Greenwich is great for biology and biomedical science

Learn from research-active academics and focus on real-life clinical case studies. Our highly practical courses contain specialist modules in a variety of areas, from ecology and biotechnology to cancer biology and neuropharmacology. Find out more about what it’s like to study biology and biomedical science at the University of Greenwich.

Research and partnerships

Research students at the University of Greenwich 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. Our team of research academics also include global experts in the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) whose specialist areas cover biofuels, food security, biodiversity, genetic modification, organic crops and much more.

Join us as a research student

If you have a suitable research proposal in biology or biomedical science, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

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

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