Biosciences and Medicine

In the rapidly developing field of biosciences, there’s always something new to discover.

The School of Biosciences and Medicine is home to a vibrant research community and an innovative teaching and learning environment.

Our programmes are ranked top ten by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, the Guardian University Guide 2017  and The Complete University Guide 2017.

Our Biosciences and Medicine courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Academic staff provide every kind of support – from help with that one lecture concept that you didn’t quite grasp, to dealing with exam stress and everything else that comes with being a first year.

Matt Eastland-Jones, BSc Biological Sciences

Your future in biosciences and medicine

Our biosciences graduates have secured roles at multinational companies and prestigious institutions such as:

  • Procter & Gamble
  • Tesco
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Public Health England
  • Animal and Plant Health Agency

Graduate profile – Alec Kyriakides, Head of Quality, Safety and Supplier Performance at Sainsbury’s

Discover how a degree in Microbiology and a Professional Training placement in a brewery kick-started Alec’s career.

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Accredited programmes

Our BSc Biomedical Science degree and both MSc Medical Microbiology programmes are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

Discover what they said.

2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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