Our degrees are designed to suit your personal needs, and with this in mind we operate within a flexible framework, allowing you to select specific modules within our various programmes to suit your own interests. Take a look below to find the right course for you.
Gain well-rounded knowledge in the scientific investigation of human health and disease. Learn how the human body functions and what happens when disease affects it. Develop a comprehensive understanding of biomedicine. Acquire specialist knowledge in microbiology, immunology, pathophysiology and clinical biochemistry. Gain real-world experience by undertaking a placement. Graduate and work in a wide range of roles, in the NHS and in clinical laboratories and drug companies.Find out more about Biomedical Science
Play a crucial role in improving the lives of others. Choose from two main routes within this course: Physiological Sciences or Life Sciences. Gain an in-depth understanding of how the body functions and how cells, tissues, and organs work together through the Physiological Sciences route. If you choose Life Sciences, you will explore the scientific investigation of human health and disease.Find out more about Healthcare Sciences: Physiological Sciences/Life Sciences
Understand how the human body functions in order to diagnose and treat abnormalities and disease. Gain an in-depth understanding of how cells, tissues, and organs work. Graduate fully-equipped to work as a researcher or scientist for employers including the NHS, medical research institutions, clinical laboratories, drug companies and molecular biology companies.Find out more about Physiological Sciences
Improve your current health care qualification. Study a course relevant to a wide range of health care roles. Widen your practical experience and theoretical understanding, as we prepare you for roles in health and community settings.Find out more about Practice Development via Study Centres
Take the fastest route to a PhD. Convert your previous research outputs into a qualification which will increase your employability and open up new opportunities. Progress your academic career and add credibility in applications for research funding.Find out more about
A degree in Health and Clinical Sciences is ideal if you have a genuine interest in a healthcare profession. You'll study a wide range of topics.
Here at Sunderland, you'll have the opportunity to apply to undertake work-based placements to gain practical experience and make you stand out in the graduate jobs market. We have a wide network of contacts built up over many years, giving you the opportunity to take on placements in a range of areas.
You'll also get the chance to benefit from the University’s purpose-built research and teaching facilities at the Sciences Complex, City Campus, where you'll be based, which has recently undergone £7m of investment to bring you state-of-the-art facilities.