We are one of the leading research-intensive biosciences departments in the UK
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.
Scientists show sperm that haven't acquired short RNA chains during development can still produce healthy mice pups
The Maio Biodiversity Foundation was set up in 2010 to protect the wildlife on the island of Maio (Cape Verde) and develop a sustainable eco-tourism industry
Scientists believe new control strategies for Fusarium Head Blight could be developed by targeting how the fungus 'tastes' wheat plants.
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.
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.