Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Our internationally recognised centre of excellence covers all the skills you'll need to develop and prescribe medicinal products.

Undergraduate study

Pharmacy courses offer training in the scientific design and clinical use of medicines. Pharmacology courses study the effects of drugs on the body.

Postgraduate degrees

Find out about our taught postgraduate courses for practising pharmacists and our MSc in Drug discovery.

MSc Drug Discovery


Gain knowledge and practical skills in drug discovery science from target identification through to getting a drug to market.

News and Research

We have a long-standing and internationally recognised reputation for high-quality, translational research with an overall aim of improved health outcomes.

Research and facilities


Our research spans fundamental target identification and drug discovery, the design of medicines through to health care delivery to improve lifelong health.

People, Equality and Diversity

We are firmly committed to promoting equality and diversity. We welcome a diverse population of both students and staff.

Outreach and engagement

Details of how we engage with schools and communities.

About the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Top ten for pharmacy and pharmacology in the Complete University Guide 2019.

Pharmacy teaching is patient-focused, via strong relationships with hospitals and practising pharmacy professionals. Our links with industry mean we offer outstanding placement opportunities.

In pharmacology we offer an integrated view of drug action linked to normal and disease-related functions of the major organ systems. We train students to be high quality, innovative and independent research scientists.

5 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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