Natural Sciences

Designed to give students the flexibility to tailor their studies to their passions and aspirations, our Natural Sciences BSc/MSci course draws on the University’s expertise in bioscience, chemistry, geography, materials, mathematics and physics to deliver a broad-based combined honours degree consisting of pathways from a range of life and physical sciences, as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study.

Why choose Natural Sciences at Loughborough?

Today Loughborough University is one of the UK’s leading centres of excellence for teaching and research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) – with a proven track record in supplying industry with high-calibre, highly motivated graduates. The breadth of our expertise enables us to offer this exciting Natural Sciences programme with multiple pathways.

We're working to align our natural science courses with accreditation

We are one the founding members of the Society for Natural Sciences and have aligned our course for accreditation as soon as possible. 

We're highly rated across a range of disciplines

2nd in the UK for Materials (The Guardian 2020)
12th in the UK for Chemistry (The Guardian 2020)
12th in the UK for Mathematics (The Guardian 2020)
Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects in Geography (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
Top 15 in the UK for Biosciences (The Guardian 2020)
Top 15 in the UK for Physics (The Guardian 2020)

You'll have access to our outstanding facilities and learning resources

Including the University's £17million STEMLab boasting state-of-the-art facilities across engineering and the sciences, plus outstanding facilities for IT, CAD, materials selection and process simulation applications, a campus observatory, and the latest technology and lab facilities for geographical research.

Look inside STEMLab

Let one of our current students take you on a personal tour around our new £17m investment - STEMLab.