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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.

Our courses provide an in-depth subject knowledge combined with the development of a wide range of practical skills. You have access to specialised facilities, including molecular biology, microbiology, food technology, anatomy, physiology, tissue culture, analytical chemistry and microscopy laboratories.

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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, we ensure that our students 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
Animal Science and Welfare (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Biochemistry BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biochemistry (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Biological Sciences BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Chemistry BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Chemistry (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Environmental Science BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Food and Nutrition BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Food and Nutrition (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No 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
Food Science and Engineering (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Geography BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Geography (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Geology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Geology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Health Sciences BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Health Sciences Cert HE Yes No View course
Health Sciences (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course
Health Sciences (with Foundation Year) Cert HE Yes No View course
Human Biology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Human Biology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No 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
Pharmaceutical Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Yes No View course

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