Life Sciences - Introduction
Life Sciences courses are taught by the Departments of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacology and Physiology. The Departments are renowned internationally for excellence in research, teaching and in the media. Students benefit from being taught by leading researchers, as well as by popular authors and broadcasters.
The Departments have been rated excellent in both teaching and research, which are closely linked. The departments have strong links with the many research institutes such as The Wolfson Institute of Biomedical research and the Institute of Child Health, which are now part of UCL. Students can undertake their research projects in these institutes.
Chemistry A level is required for all Life Sciences stream except Genetics, Evolution and Environment. Biology A level is required for Genetics, Evolution and Environment and Biology to at least AS level is highly recommended to take life science strands. Core streams available are:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
- Genetics, Evolution and Environment
- Molecular and Cell Biology
More detail about the course units and options available is given on
the Life Sciences faculty website.
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