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Undergraduate courses starting in 2023

Play a vital role in the discovery, development and testing of therapeutic agents to improve global health.

Pharmacologists study disease processes and the impact of drugs on the body – where they act, what they do, and areas of novel drug discovery. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of physiology at the molecular, tissue and whole-body level. Through our highly practical classes, you'll develop the necessary skills to prepare you for a career in research or pharmaceutical development.

As a pharmacology student at Bath, you’ll get to:

Find out more about studying Pharmacology at Bath by visiting our Pharmacology Virtual Experience page.



The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.

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5th for pharmacology and pharmacy in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

‘It's a very small course, so we get to know our lecturers very well. It's really helped me grow my confidence to move on from university.’
Maddy Parker MPharmacol Pharmacology (Graduating year, 2018)