Develop a broad understanding of organisms, including bacteria, viruses, plants and humans. Gain the specialist research skills needed to prepare for your career.
The course focuses on the outstanding research expertise in the department, with study topics including cell and developmental biology, medical and industrial biotechnology, infection and immunity, evolution and biodiversity. You’ll be able to select from a diverse range of topics and projects, allowing you to tailor your studies.
Your studies will help you develop the skills you need to move into a wide range of careers in the sciences or to take on further research. Our graduates have an excellent employment record with companies and academic institutions across the globe.
Graduates have moved into roles with employers including the Institute of Cancer Research and Oxford Biomedica in the UK, Chembiotek in India and Tsinghua University in China.
You’ll study with some of the world’s top academics, as well as having the opportunity to attend seminars by visiting experts. Teaching methods are varied, combining hands-on laboratory work with lectures, seminars, tutorials and presentations.
- 85% of our research judged to be internationally recognised, excellent or world-leading
- Our current research funding portfolio stands at £14 million, supporting internationally excellent research in the biosciences
Since graduating, our students have gone on to employment or further research at institutions in the US, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.
Recent employers include:
Royal United Hospital, Bath
Ministry of Defence
State Intellectual Property Office, Beijing
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University
Salisbury Foundation Trust Hospital
Find out more about the department here - http://www.bath.ac.uk/bio-sci/
Find out how to apply here - http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/graduate-school/taught-programmes/how-to-apply/