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Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

Pharmacology is the study of the action of drugs in the widest possible sense; it encompasses many types of chemicals that affect the functioning of the body rather than just medicines. For the first two years you will study a number of core units run by the School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience and choose others from a wide selection, such as biochemistry, molecular genetics, infection and immunity, cellular and molecular medicine and mammalian physiology. Final-year units emphasise the molecular mechanisms of drug action and take you to the forefront of current research. In your final year, formal lectures are replaced by seminars and tutorials and a fully integrated programme of activities develops your transferable personal and professional skills. We use a wide variety of teaching approaches, which are both traditional (including lectures, practical work and tutorials) and innovative; for example our practical teaching is currently enhanced by self-directed learning using computer-assisted packages, such as eBiolabs. This course is available for intercalation- http://www.bristol.ac.uk/health-sciences/courses/undergraduate/intercalate/


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
B210
Institution code:
B78
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 80% overall, with 8.5, 8.0 (in any order) in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Advanced Mathematics.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2024/pharmacology/bsc-pharmacology/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £31300 Year 1
International £31300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Pharmacology at University of Bristol - UCAS