Faculty of Life Sciences

The UCL School of Pharmacy building

The UCL School of Pharmacy building.

The Faculty of Life Sciences is the hub for biological research at UCL. Research is conducted across the biological scales from molecules through cells and tissues to whole organisms and animal populations, and the recent incorporation of the School of Pharmacy has expanded faculty activity in the area of drug discovery and development.

Departments and institutes

Employment destinations

Some examples of career destinations of graduates from the faculty are shown below.*

Research programmes

Taught programmes

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia
Senior Software Developer, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Postdoctoral Scientist, UCL
Teacher, Sir John Cass's Redcoat School
Postdoctoral Researcher, Imperial College London
Researcher, University of Vienna
Associate, Index Ventures
Paediatric Surgery Registrar, Queen's Medical Centre
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Technology Analyst, Accenture
* All data taken from the 'Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education' survey undertaken by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), looking at destinations of UK and EU students in the 2012 graduating cohort six months after graduation.


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Latest Life Sciences News

Galton archive now online

Galton archive now online

UCL Special Collections, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, have announced the launch of a digitised archive of papers by the Victorian scientist, Sir Francis Galton. More...

Published: Jul 10, 2014 6:08:43 PM