Our courses

Designed to give students the flexibility to tailor studies to their passions and career goals, Natural Sciences draws on the University's expertise in chemistry, biosciences, physics, mathematics, materials and geography to deliver a broad-based combined honours degree consisting of pathways from a range of life and physical sciences, with opportunities for interdisciplinary studies.

Why choose Loughborough?

Employability-boosting placements

Natural Sciences offers the option to take a professional placement year gaining hands-on work experience and applying your knowledge in a real role with real responsibilities.

A year spent applying your learning in an industrial, commercial or research context gives you valuable experience and could even introduce you to your future employer!

Exciting career opportunities

Employers are increasingly looking for graduates with expertise in multiple science subjects. A degree in Natural Sciences will prepare you for a variety of different career paths, as graduates are equipped with the knowledge, practical laboratory experience and professional, transferable skills to prepare them for careers in areas such as scientific research and analysis, health, medicine, and environmental consultancy.

Excellent facilities

You will have access to a range of exceptional facilities including the University's £17m STEMLab, boasting state-of-the-art facilities across engineering and the sciences, plus outstanding resources for IT, CAD, materials selection and process simulation applications, a campus observatory, the latest technology and laboratory facilities for geographical research, computer laboratories, dedicated resources for mathematics, and one-to-one support from the Mathematics Learning Support Centre.