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Faculty of Science

World-leading research and flexible courses in biosciences, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, natural sciences, pharmacy, pharmacology and physics.

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Find out about the research behind our REF 2021 submission.

Latest research

Find out how our research is improving lives and changing the world we live in.

Departments, centres and groups

The Faculty brings together five departments and a cross-departmental degree with an excellent reputation for both research and teaching. Our students benefit from diverse teaching and research gained from close collaboration with industry across sectors.


Take advantage of our strong links with industry and do a placement as part of your studies. You could earn between £15,000 and £25,000.


The Faculty hosts a range of facilities providing analytical equipment and expertise to researchers and industry.

David Bullett Nanofabrication Facility

Some equipment in the David Bullett Nanofabrication Facility

We provide access and training on specialist equipment for micro-scale and nano-scale fabrication for University of Bath researchers and external organisations.

Biotechnology Facility

A picture of the AKTA GO machine with the computer screen visible showing the protein purification result

A multi-user facility providing protein expression and purification services to researchers across the University and beyond.

About the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is the largest faculty in the University with over 3,500 undergraduate students, 650 postgraduate students and more than 300 academic and research staff.

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