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Undergraduate courses starting in 2024

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 and what they do – as well as 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.

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

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

Top 5

Top 5 for pharmacology and pharmacy in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

‘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)