Biological Sciences

Why Choose Edinburgh?

We are one of the largest and most highly rated centres of our kind in the UK and one of the top 25 worldwide for biological sciences - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Our School

Our School features a vibrant community of staff and students that continues a 400-year history of scientific exploration with innovative work that seeks to shape tomorrow’s world

PhD Training and Support

Our research-rich environment will help you to develop as a scientist and you will gain skills that will benefit your personal and professional development whichever direction your career takes.


Whatever tools you need to conduct your research, you'll find the latest at the School of Biological Sciences

Graduate profiles

Find out what some of our alumni have gone on to do.