Undergraduate study




An exciting new suite of courses that build on Loughborough University’s existing scientific expertise supported by a major investment in new facilities and staff.

Why choose Biosciences at Loughborough?

Designed to develop an understanding of the scientific processes required to address some of the most important issues of our times, these new courses draw on the University’s established reputation in individual sciences, as well as multidisciplinary expertise in such areas as regenerative medicine, health, nutrition and physical activity.

By studying Biosciences at Loughborough you will benefit from our brand new state-of-the-art STEMLab facilities, including a purpose-built and designed biological laboratory, alongside other high quality teaching and learning environments. You will also benefit from the teaching and research insights of our internationally renowned academic staff.

I chose Loughborough because it is renowned for its involvement in research and I wanted to be a part of that.

BSc Human Biology

Professional placement year 

Our long-standing connections with a range of organisations from pharmaceutical companies to the health sector provide opportunities for year-long professional placements that can help develop essential skills and boost employability.

We encourage and support any student wishing to undertake a placement or study abroad opportunity.

Career prospects

These are brand new courses for 2018. Career opportunities for biosciences graduates exist within scientific and medical research, industrial research and development, analytical laboratory work, scientific or clinical writing, as well as in specific subject areas depending on the programme and topics studied.

Beyond scientific-specific careers our degree programmes associated with the biological sciences will serve as exceptional preparation for a wide variety of careers in the private or public sector. For example, in industry, commerce, finance or management or alternatively in service delivery, organisation and administration.


STEMLab is a £17 million investment in new state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and part of a wider £25 million investment in our campus which includes an adjacent student learning and teaching hub. The facilities include laboratories for digital signal processing, dynamics, electronics design, electronics analysis, statics, plus PC workstation rooms, engineering workshops and more, all of which underpin degree programmes with the Wolfson School.

Brand new STEMLab

Take a virtual tour of STEMLab, our brand new state-of-the-art laboratory facility. It forms part of a wider £25M investment in the West Park of our campus, the home of our Engineering Schools.