Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

99% overall satisfaction in NSS 2013

Ranked top for student satisfaction among schools of pharmacy in UK!

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Research opportunities for Postgraduates

Our top-rated Department offers superb facilities and an internationally recognised reputation for high-quality research.

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Excellent research with a global reputation

The Department has a well established research portfolio with a focus on real-world impact.

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Career long learning at Bath

Clinical Diploma, Advanced and Specialist Practice CPD - developing excellence, leadership and innovation in practice.

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Steve Ward - Head of Department

Prof Stephen Ward - Head of Department



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New method for monitoring drug delivery through skin

Professor Richard Guy's technique to follow the progress of topical drugs which may help improve formulations has been featured on PJOnline.


Taught programmes


We offer highly rated programmes in both Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Our students benefit from our close links with industry, the NHS and community practice, plus both lecture and practical content that is enhanced by the research interests of our academic staff.


Our programmes meet the needs of early years and mid-career pharmacy professionals and allow you to accumulate credit toward the award of a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc. As well as studying for a degree, you can also study individual units for CPD.

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