We are one of the leading research intensive biosciences departments in the UK and carry out research on animals, plants and microorganisms.
Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Our specialisms include cell & developmental biology, biotechnology, infection & immunity and evolutionary biology & biodiversity.
Explore our courses in Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences including placement year options.
We offer courses leading to an award of MSc or PhD in a number of specialist areas.
Read the key reasons to come and study biosciences with us.
A unique cross-faculty research centre bridging Biology, Health, and Education.
Biochemistry student Kate Dicker describes how her placement at GeneSys Biotech Ltd has convinced her to pursue a lab-based career.
Milner Centre for Evolution scientists discover rising levels of CO2 due to climate change could result in the resurgence of dangerous mosquito-borne diseases.
The normal function of a gene associated with the brain diseases amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) has been determined.
A new study by an international team of researchers including Professor Ed Feil from the Milner Centre for Evolution has been published in Science
Scientists from the University of Bath have helped to figure out why shoals of fish flash silver by studying how shiny silver cells are created in zebrafish.
Learn how your school can get access to teaching resources and how to get one of our exhibits at your event or festival.
How we work with local schools and colleges to encourage under-represented students to apply to university.
Tobias Brady found his biochemistry placement invaluable to decide his future preferred way of working.
Biosciences graduate Alysia Hunt tells us how her degree helped prepare her for work as a Research Scientist at MARS Petcare UK.
Cassidy Bayley shares her experience applying to Bath from South Africa and studying in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry.