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Human Sciences

These values are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Division of Human Sciences brings together the dynamic areas of Bioscience, Forensic Science and Sports Science. Studying with us in any of these areas will give you the opportunity to benefit from research-informed teaching and to experience our top quality laboratory facilities. Throughout your studies, you will be developing your techniques of scientific analysis along with increasing your awareness of relevant social and ethical implications, preparing you for the world of work.

Choose your direction

Today, scientists are needed in an increasing number of industries. From pharmaceuticals to forensic investigation; sports nutrition to health promotion; biotechnology to biomedical research – as a scientist, you will be in high demand.

Through our wide-ranging industrial and professional links we ensure our courses are relevant and enhance your employability. Field trips, visits, and engagement with practitioners offer students first hand industry input.

Because of its practical nature the area of Human Sciences can take you in the direction you want to go. Whether you want to move into education, industry, or research, our courses will provide the pathway.

All of our individual course entries have specialist careers information. Search our courses.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in biological sciences, forensic science and sports science. PhD research degree programmes are available and are supported by a supervisor, an expert in the field.

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This two day course is designed to train you to deal with emergency situations in the workplace. Accredited by Highfields.

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This is a unique and innovative multifaceted programme designed for students wishing to pursue careers in laboratory-based biomedical research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, or in Science policy, and regulatory professional bodies, as well as for students wishing to study medicine after graduation.

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A broad bioscience degree course that allows you to specialise later in the degree with modules focused on biochemistry, human biology, microbiology and environmental science. Offered full-time and sandwich basis.

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Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, this degree is focused on applying scientific techniques to the investigation of crime. Offered on a full-time basis.

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Accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals, this popular sports course is focused on the science of exercise, training, rehabilitation, injury prevention and athletic performance. Offered full-time.

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Not to be confused with a Foundation degree, this Applied Sciences qualification is designed for the mature applicant. It offers a route into science professions for those who have not followed the traditional route of A Levels.

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This Level 4 course is an advanced, technical qualification to teach you knowledge and skills in new laboratories for your career in Applied Sciences Biology

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This Level 4 course is an advanced, technical qualification to teach you knowledge and skills in new laboratories for your career in Applied Science Chemistry.

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This Level 4 course is an advanced, technical qualification to teach you knowledge and skills in new laboratories and digital environments for your career in Forensic Science.

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Applied Science MRes is aimed at those that wish to gain a Masters degree by research in an applied aspect connected to physical and/or biological sciences. Offered full-time and part-time.

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A member of staff, expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. Offered full-time and part-time.

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A member of staff, expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. Offered full-time and part-time.

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We have a wide variety of laboratories, which offer you an extensive experience of scientific investigation and analysis. Whether you are studying Biosciences, Forensics or Sports, from day one you will be able to access the latest equipment and expertise.

Virtual Tour - Human Performance area

Take a tour through our Human Performance area, with specialist biomechanics, physiology and gait analysis laboratories, grows in reputation year on year.

Modern laboratories

The University's purpose-built biochemistry laboratory is equipped with facilities for carrying out a wide range of chemical and biological tests. Our forensic laboratories feature the latest analytical equipment, including electron microscopy and inductively-coupled plasma spectrometry - ICPMS. Students can also carry out detailed DNA testing – the strong links we have with the London Fire Brigade provide analysis opportunities in many real-world situations.

Accessing our facilities

We work closely in conjunction with the world of commerce and business. Knowledge transfer and enterprise feature strongly in our activities. Read more about how we work with business at LSBU. You may also be interested to find out more about facilities and venue hire at LSBU.

Professor Kiros Karamanidis

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Professor

Professor Katya Mileva

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Professor

Professor Markus Raab

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Professor of Psychology

Dr Rita De Oliveira

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Associate Professor

Mr Steve Hunter

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Associate Professor

Dr Clive Steele

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Associate Professor

Dr Janet Aylott

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer in Human Sciences

Dr Stephen Bleay

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Dr Mario Borges

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Dr Valentina Caputo Galarce

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Dr Gaspar Epro

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Dr Rachel Grant

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer Biosciences

Dr Darren James

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Dr Mohammed Mansour

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Miss Alison Alvarez Nee

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Lecturer in Human Sciences

Dr Lisa Zaidell

School/Division: Applied Sciences / Human Sciences
Job title: Lecturer in Human Sciences

Alison Alvarez

Hannah Smart

Clive Steele

Louise Powell-Cook

Rachel Grant

Valentina Caputo

Shpresa Haliti

Chinedu Anene

Eiman Aleem

Nadia Gaoua