Pharmacology BSc (Full-time)
This course focuses on how chemical compounds interact with living systems, looking particularly at drugs and their effects on disease. If you want to be involved in developing or testing new safe drugs for illnesses, or the analysis of pharmacological data, this practical degree will teach you the key laboratory and analytical skills in our cutting-edge Science Centre and in the classroom.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
- a minimum of grades CCD in three A levels including C in Biology and C in Chemistry (or a minimum of 88 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science with MMM)
- English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent eg, Key Skills Level 3)
Entry from appropriate foundation or Access courses will also be considered.
If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Pharmacology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Anatomy and Physiology (for Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science)
- Cell and Molecular Biology
- General Chemistry
- Laboratory Science
- Analytical Science
- Drugs: Delivery and Action
- Human Immunity
- Molecular Biology
- Biochemical Pathology
- Systems Pharmacology
- Research Project
- Advanced Bioanalytical Science
- Bioinformatics & Molecular Modelling
- Formulation and Quality Assurance of Medicines
- Medical Genetics
- Sandwich Placement
- Systems Pathology
- Work Placement
Modules and module details are subject to change over time.
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.
- UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
- International Students: £12,700 per year
Pharmacologists are in high demand and there are opportunities to work in a wide variety of areas such as drug development, clinical trials and toxicity studies. Our previous graduates have gone on to find employment with companies such as Parexel.
Alternatively, you could choose to work in universities in either teaching or research, or continue your studies at postgraduate level.
You’ll also develop transferable skills such as team-working and research that can be applied to jobs in non-science industries, such as financial services, journalism and marketing.
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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