Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

The pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have identified pharmacology - the study of medicines - as a major skills gap. By taking our Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics BSc, you’ll be well placed to meet the shortfall. Led by Queen Mary University of London's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and co-taught by the School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences, this programme brings together the core strengths of both schools. The programme will give you a strong foundation in biomedical science and molecular and clinical pharmacology. Practical sessions in our modern labs will give you hands-on experience of using scientific instruments. You’ll understand the drug development cycle, from initial idea to the patient’s bedside, through studying drug regulation, safety, bioethics, clinical trials, risk/benefit assessments and personalised medicine. You’ll also look at the practical aspects of managing a pharmacology business, including research and development costs, pricing, marketing and licensing.


Year 1 Biomedical Physiology I - Exchange, Movement and Integration Biomolecules of Life Cells Human Anatomy Introduction to Pharmacology Molecular Genetics Research Skills for Pharmacologists Tissue Biology Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Measuring attainment in our modules against the intended learning outcomes involves either a series of coursework elements (practical reports, field course reports, essays, problem sheets, online exercises and tests), an end of semester final summative assessment/written exam or a combination of both. Final-year students undertake a research or investigative project, assessed with a detailed written report, poster and interview.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

Student Outcomes

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS