Pharmacology at Keele University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our career-focused Pharmacology MSc aims to provide you with the advanced theoretical knowledge, practical and analytical skills required for career advancement within drug research and related industries. Why choose this course?

  • Develop knowledge of advanced theoretical perspectives, methodological approaches and current research topics in drug discovery and pharmacology
  • Gain advanced skills in the practical study of pharmacology including quantitative analysis of ligand-receptor binding and use of in vitro models to study drug action
  • Undertake an extensive research project including significant lab-based and/or advanced computational studies in an area of pharmacology and drug design
  • Enrich your learning by listening to our guest speakers from across the University and the NHS
The Keele MSc Pharmacology programme aims to provide you with advanced-level study into the theoretical and practical aspects of molecular and cellular pharmacology, and modern drug discovery. Building from core concepts in biochemistry, cell biology, physiology and drug design you will explore approaches to drug development and the molecular mechanisms of drug action relevant to the treatment of a range of conditions. Throughout the programme you will develop your practical and analytical skills in the execution of a range of core and advanced procedures common in pharmacology research laboratories. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

Typical offer: 2:2 degree in a bioscience, medical, or pharmacology related subject

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Pharmacology at Keele University - UCAS