Life Sciences

Whether you're studying abroad at Sussex for a semester or year, you can browse our life sciences modules below, and if you're unsure what to study, follow our top tips for how to choose a module.

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Browse our modules

You can see our full list of life sciences modules below.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Not sure how to choose?

Follow our top tips for choosing your modules. You can also find out about our teaching structure, assessment process and how your credits transfer back to your home institution.

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Find out how to apply

 

The University of Sussex reserves the right to cancel modules due to staff availability, student demand, minimum enrolment, or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
  • 12thin the UK for Neuroscience*

  • 8thin the UK for Chemistry**

  • 2Nobel prize winners***

  • Expertteaching – our staff strive to make positive, real-world impact across a variety of fields

Which school will I study in?

You'll study in the School of Life Sciences which consists of several departments including biochemistry and biomedicine, chemistry and Neuroscience. 

Our expert academic staff are making world-changing impact in many areas, including cancer biology, drug discovery and biodiversity.

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Our life sciences research

We're shining a light on the impact of pesticides on bees, using data to better understand biodiversity loss and researching treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

Our research influences the way we teach, and you learn from academics at the forefront of their fields.

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Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.

 *The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. **The Guardian University Guide ***Professor Anthony Leggett (Physics) and Professor Sir Harry Kroto (Chemistry). Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.


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