Clinical pharmacology is the science of designing and testing medicines for use in humans. Clinical pharmacologists work at the meeting point between the laboratory and clinic, developing discoveries into medicines. They also identify clinical problems that need investigation in research settings. Clinical pharmacologists are in high demand and have been described by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) as ‘one of four scientists that save the world every day’. St George’s Clinical Pharmacology BSc is the only course of its kind in the UK, designed in collaboration with industry to prepare students for employment from the outset. The course takes a holistic view of the development of drugs, from understanding disease processes and identifying possible drug targets to organising testing, rolling out clinical trials, negotiating complex regulations and licensing and finally, treating patients and potentially saving lives. You’ll relate your learning to real life through case studies and practical activities, which in 2020 included students assisting with the running and management of Covid-19 testing of students across St George’s. The curriculum is based around seven core modules which run alongside each other throughout the course, allowing you to understand topics from different perspectives and reinforce your learning. Every student spends six weeks on industry-related work experience in Year 2 and the course has excellent professional links with the British Pharmacological Society (BPS), regulatory bodies, contract research organisations and major pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies. Course highlights
- The only undergraduate course in the UK dedicated to clinical pharmacology, designed in collaboration with industry.
- Taught by experienced practising clinicians and scientists, many of whom are involved with research and clinical trials associated with the fight against Covid-19.
- Deepen your knowledge of the human body and fundamentals of science through practical sessions in our anatomy and dissection rooms.
You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/clinical-pharmacology#modules
You can find detailed information about assessment methods for this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/clinical-pharmacology#study
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.
We welcome applications from applicants around the world. For information on the requirements for your country, please visit the International Qualifications page on our website.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components).|
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
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