Each of the University’s 10 faculties is comprised of a number of departments. This structure provides a strategic grouping of related academic disciplines and ensures that the management and administration of academic activity runs efficiently.
Whilst strategic decisions such as changes in regulations, are made at faculty level, day-to-day academic activity takes place at department level. Students will find that it is these departments that organize open days, issue handbooks and organize timetables and exam boards. In 2006/2007, the University formed 2 new faculties, the Faculty of Bioscience & Bioengineering and the Faculty of Biomedical & Allied Sciences.