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Pharmacy interviews and Applicant Visit Days

If you're invited to attend an interview, you'll also have the opportunity to take a closer look at the course during an Applicant Visit Day.

Our Applicant Visit Days normally run from December to March. These events are invitation only for applicants invited to interview for our undergraduate pharmacy course. They’re designed to give you a real insight into what it's like to study here as well as the opportunity to get some tips for interview.

The interview process

If you're invited to attend an interview, it means that we’d like to meet you to discuss your application further, before deciding whether or not to offer you a place.

An interview is a compulsory part of the application process for our pharmacy degrees and consists of a panel interview, a situational judgement test and a pharmaceutical calculations test.

Interviews will take place on a different day to our Applicant Visit Days and are carried out virtually via Zoom or MS Teams.

Find out more about your course and the University

The aim of the Applicant Visit Day is to help you in your decision making.


Students working with the Sim Man Robotic Patient at Bath

Our Applicant Visit Days provide more subject-focussed information than University Open Days, giving you a real insight into what it's like to study pharmacy here.

You'll get the opportunity to meet current students and members of staff from the department and ask any questions you may have to help decide if Bath is right for you. You’ll also learn more about studying pharmacy at Bath by taking an in-depth look at our facilities and listening to a talk on the course.

If you're joining us on campus, you will have a chance to attend a student-led department and campus tour towards the end of the day, which will include visiting our dedicated Pharmacy Practice and Simulation Suites.

Safety and wellbeing on the day

To enhance safety and wellbeing during your visit, we strongly encourage you to wear a face covering during the day while indoors. We also advise you take a lateral flow test before the event and to not attend if the result is positive.

Read the latest coronavirus information and advice for visitors.

What to expect from the Applicant Visit Day


Our Applicant Visit Days will give you all the information you need to decide if the University of Bath is for you!

Learn what student life is really like

No one knows what it’s like to be a pharmacy student at Bath better than our current students.


They’ll be there on the day to answer any questions you have and to chat to you about their experiences. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the campus on a tour with students.

Campus life isn't just about studying and there are many ways that you can make the most of your university experience. While you're here, you could visit our Sports Training Village (STV), where you'll have access to the same facilities used by Olympic athletes. You could also see our Students' Union, food outlets, campus pub and night club, as well as our arts centre (The Edge) ​where you can take dance, art and music classes.

Visit the City of Bath

The City of Bath is only a short bus ride away from campus, so why not take a look around when you visit us?


People next to the river in the City of Bath

Living in Bath means you get all the convenience of living in a vibrant, historic city but with a friendly and safe community atmosphere.

Students make up around a quarter of the city of Bath's population and there is so much on offer!

How to get to our Applicant Visit Days on campus


The best ways to get to our campus from the city centre are by bus, cycling or walking.

There is parking available on campus but spaces are limited so we recommend using public transport where possible.

Find the best travel option for you
A bus in the City of Bath

Living outside the UK?


We strongly recommend you attend an Applicant Visit Day to gain real insight into what it’s like to study here and receive helpful tips for your interview. However, we understand that this may not be possible for various reasons, such as if you live in another country.

If you've received an invitation to an Applicant Visit Day but can't make it, please contact the Department and we'll do our best to help.

Aerial view of campus

Find out more about the University and your course.

Read our information for undergraduate offer holders

Contact the Department

Please contact us if you have any questions about our interviews process, Applicant Visit Days, courses or department.