We are one of the leading research intensive biosciences departments in the UK and carry out research on animals, plants and microorganisms.
Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Our specialisms include cell & developmental biology, biotechnology, infection & immunity and evolutionary biology & biodiversity.
Explore our courses in Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences including placement year options.
Read the key reasons to come and study biosciences with us.
Our MSc Molecular Biosciences degrees are available in four specialist areas.
Find out about our PhD degrees, funding opportunities and how to apply.
We are a unique, cross-faculty research centre bridging biology, health and education.
Frogs evolved to be more attentive parents when they started laying their eggs on land
A new mouse model for Joubert Syndrome has been developed by Bath scientists, who hope it will accelerate research to understand how this rare disease develops.
New study underlines alarming downward trend in insect numbers.
Scientists at the University of Bath have identified how a mutant gene in fish is involved in controlling stem cells.
Scientists have shown that the zebrafish is a useful model for neuron and blood vessel development in the brain disease ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
How we work with local schools and colleges to encourage under-represented students to apply to university.
Tobias Brady found his biochemistry placement invaluable to decide his future preferred way of working.
Biosciences graduate Alysia Hunt tells us how her degree helped prepare her for work as a Research Scientist at MARS Petcare UK.
Cassidy Bayley shares her experience applying to Bath from South Africa and studying in the Department of Biology & Biochemistry.