Applied Sciences


in the UK for Research Intensity in Food and Biological Science (Complete University Guide 2022)


in London for Academic Support, Teaching, and Organisation and Management in Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (National Student Survey 2021)


in the UK for Teaching in Counselling, Psychotherapy & Occupational Therapy (National Student Survey 2021)

Stand out from the crowd

Our aim is to provide world-leading education, underpinned by outstanding fundamental and applied research. In real terms, that means you’ll benefit directly from the work our staff are doing, with the opportunity to get involved in projects that are directly shaping and impacting the world today.


Human Performance

In our Human Performance Centre, our world class equipment includes hypoxic and environmental chambers, 3D accelerometery, laser Doppler flowmetry and imaging, plus many more technologies that enable ground-breaking research across the fields of sport, health, physical activity and exercise science.

Criminology Experts

One of the jewels in the APS crown is our crime scene flat, in which our students can learn how to follow correct procedure in criminal cases. It’s so well laid out that we hire the facility out to the Metropolitan Police to train their officers in crime scene management.

Latest Equipment

Our laboratories feature the latest analytical equipment and scanning tools, including electron microscopy, gas and liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry as well as a range of specialised optical microscopy and spectrographic techniques.