"The Faculty of Science undertakes world-class research spanning wide-ranging topics including quantum physics, plant genomics, human imaging, sustainable chemistry, neuroscience, mathematical modelling and beyond. We work closely with industry on the training of the next generation of scientists and collaborate worldwide to ensure our research has a major societal impact."
Professor Kevin Shakesheff
Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science
The Faculty is made up of seven schools:
- Computer Science
- Mathematical Sciences
- Physics and Astronomy
The latest Research Excellence Framework (2014) found our research to be 'world-class' and 'internationally excellent'.
Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Nottingham delivers high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
Schools, centres and institutes
The Faculty of Science comprises seven schools and has strong links with the School of Life Sciences and School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. Schools from within the faculty also collaborate with those from the University's other faculties to form various research centres and research institutes.
Study with us
We offer a wide range of courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research level. Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, and we have strong links with industry which are reflected in our teaching and learning provision.
Improve your employability
There are plenty of opportunities to build up your employability skills and explore the career choices open to you, alongside your studies. These include:
- work experience (paid or voluntary)
- careers skills workshops
- professional skills modules
- careers fairs
- employer-led workshops and presentations
- speaking to a careers adviser
- networking with professionals and alumni