Find out what it's like to be a student in the School of Biosciences, and see how our courses have benefited past students in their chosen career
Oliver, BSc Biochemistry
"Studying biochemistry is a fascinating experience. As it’s a continually evolving area of science where breakthroughs are always being made it feels great to be part of it. My degree has benefited me in so many ways and will continue to for the rest of my life."
Charlotte, BSc Biological Sciences
"I obtained an BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences and the scientific nature and academic course gave me a good start in pursuing an environmental career that encompasses all aspects of science including biology."
Becky, BSc Biological Sciences
"The best thing about the course is the wide range of choices available, the modules are so diverse and you can even specialise once you get here."
Alistair, Animal Biology
"Uni taught me how to work (and play!) hard. That first experience of living away from home and meeting new people is a big thing and I truly believe it has helped shape who I am today."
Hannah, BSc Medical Biochemistry
"My degree gave me my core scientific understanding and practical lab skills, which allowed my entry to the medical device industry."
Qamar, BSc Human Biology
"I studied BSc in Human Biology and MSc in Toxicology. Both degrees gave real taste of what to expect in the real world, to be organised, work well on my own and as a team."
Stephanie,MSci Biological Sciences
"What I studied at Birmingham, as well as the wonderful opportunities my tutor helped me arrange in terms of internships and work experience not only secured my PhD, but are continuing to pay dividends 2 years after graduation."
Kylee, BSc Biochemistry
"This was an analytical and practical based degree where I learned to interpret and present scientific concepts & data clearly and effectively. My BSc qualification and knowledge proved a vital stepping stone to my postgraduate qualification in Engineering."