The Department of Biological Sciences mixes tradition with
innovation. We’ve been teaching since 1928 and have developed a
strong international reputation in Biomedical Sciences,
Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Fisheries.
Our work continues to be on the cutting edge and is supported by
a recent £3m investment programme.
We offer a thriving, modern place to study the breadth of
biology, zoology and marine and freshwater biology with some of the
best research aquaria in Europe and recently refurbished teaching
and research facilities.
Specialising in biomedical and human biology, some of our
courses are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science
(IBMS) and reflect the needs of the biomedical science and
healthcare science industries.
Based on the Scarborough campus, we carry out teaching and
research in the areas of coastal marine biology, ecology and
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