Study Human Biology at the University of Birmingham

Study Human Biology at an outstanding global university. Learn more about how you can be part of our community at Birmingham.


When you study for your Human Biology degree at Birmingham, you’ll focus on the aspects of biology which are most relevant to our own species; genetics, physiology, cell biology, evolution and development, for example.

It’s a flexible programme that gives you a broad understanding of biological principles, but also lets you pursue your own interests and helps you to fulfill your career ambitions.

Many of our courses offer you the opportunity to add something extra to your degree, if you are interested in a research career have a look at our Undergraduate Masters programmes. Or maybe you would prefer to get some work experience during your degree.

Human Biology degrees

Undergraduate Masters degree

Why Birmingham?

Top three for Biosciences - only Oxford and Cambridge rank higher!
The University of Birmingham is ranked third in the UK for biosciences in the Guardian University League Tables 2017

Employability - consistently ranked highly for UG graduate prospects (The Complete University Guide).

Student satisfaction - Up to 100% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2016) across Biosciences programmes demonstrates the high level of teaching and support available in the School.

Accreditation - All UG programmes are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology as containing a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and preparing graduates to meet the needs of employers.

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