University of East Anglia Natural Sciences

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University of East Anglia Natural Sciences

University of East Anglia Natural Sciences

BSc Natural Sciences

Cross boundaries with this radically interdisciplinary degree that allows you to study Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Physics. We’re based at the heart of Norwich Research Park, where our cutting-edge work drives our teaching, placing you at the forefront of scientific advances. Because of this, graduates from our Natural Sciences degrees are highly employable.

Biology alone will not beat cancer, environmentalists alone will not mitigate global warming – scientific advances are forged through collaboration, and across the country researchers are forming partnerships to tackle the world’s most pressing issues.

This highly competitive degree provides you with vital knowledge of several scientific disciplines and the flexibility of the degree allows you to direct your learning to pursue your own developing interests or career goals.


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The Natural Sciences programme is ideal if you wish to combine study in more than one area of science whilst retaining a larger degree of flexibility than joint degrees allow. You will study modules from a minimum of two main disciplines, with the opportunity to study specialist topics as your degree programme develops.

By studying Natural Sciences you will be able to appreciate complex concepts from across contemporary science. An example of this could be examining the biological complexities of how a virus spreads through a population, alongside the computational techniques necessary to predict and illustrate it.

You will experience what is required of a competent scientist; from the deliberation needed to design an experiment, including consideration of the results, to the excitement of discovering something new.

Course Structure

This three year course gives you an opportunity to build on your existing scientific knowledge, and possibly discover new avenues of scientific study available at university level. In the second and third year, you will have the chance to choose from a diverse range of scientific modules from science schools across the faculty; from Artificial Intelligence to Quantum Mechanics and Symmetry.