- On our BSc (Hons) Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) course you’ll receive a solid foundation in science. Discover how disease affects the human body and how drugs can help to restore normal function.
- This course offers an integrated approach to understanding how a healthy body works, what happens when there’s underlying disease and how drugs act to treat a patient. You’ll explore where drugs come from, how they’re developed, and how they affect the human body and help in the fight against disease. You’ll be learning from expert staff – many are active researchers in areas such as neuropharmacology, nanotechnology, drugs of abuse, and cancer treatments.
- Foundation entry degree courses like this one are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree but you don’t have the qualifications needed to directly enter the full honours degree programme.
- During the foundation year we’ll equip you with the essential knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical science skills you’ll need to succeed at degree level.
- The foundation year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science. Pharmacology is a fascinating area to study bringing together many medical disciplines, including physiology, biochemistry, and cell and molecular biology.
- The course will enable you to gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
- Bachelor of Science with Honours in Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) is ranked 3rd in the UK with 99% of students in graduate-level work or further study after graduating (Complete University Guide 2021)
Foundation Year: Study Skills, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Physics Year 1: Fundamentals of Biosciences, Essential Skills in Biosciences, Biosciences in Practice Year 2: Bioscience Practical Skills, Molecules to Cells, Physiology and Pharmacology Year 3: Research Project, Drug Development, Advanced Therapies, Neuropharmacology
How to apply
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6500||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6500||Year 1|