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.
Find out about our MSc, MRes and PhD courses, funding opportunities and how you can apply.
There are lots of reasons to study biosciences at Bath. Here are our top 5.
Biochemistry student Kate Dicker describes how her placement at GeneSys Biotech Ltd has convinced her to pursue a lab-based career.
The University is building a major centre for evolution. The Centre is named after Dr Jonathan Milner, who donated £5 million towards its establishment.
We're sleepwalking into a mass extinction, say scientists from the Milner Centre for Evolution
Rare fossils show pterosaurs were highly diverse before their extinction.
Our researchers are developing a better understanding of a key protein associated with brain diseases by studying how it enters central nervous system cells.
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.
Children meet creepy crawlies and learn how to use microscopes at the Milner Centre for Evolution.
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.