Applied pharmacology is the study of how drugs and medications affect how our body works. Drugs can be used to both maintain a healthy lifestyle and treat or cure disease.
This course will provide you with the skills to work in a variety of areas related to the pharmaceutical industry and the broader area of research.
Aside from just focussing on drugs, this course uniquely integrates a focus on nutritional factors which also impact on people's health.
For 2020, this course is accepting applications for year 3 only.
Year Three modules
• Clinical Sciences
• Dissertation (choice of topic)
• Drug Abuse and Addiction
• Integrating Module 3
• Molecular Pharmacology
• Advanced Neuroscience
• Professional Module
• Scientific Enquiry and Evaluation
Year Four modules
• Advanced Medical Microbiology and Immunology
• Advanced Molecular Pharmacology
• Current Issues in Cancer
• Current Issues in Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
• Current Issues in Health
• Honours Project (research)
• Performance Enhancing Drugs
• Research Communication
• Research Process
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 3
IELTS of 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5.
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Not accepted|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Not accepted|
|Scottish HNC||Not accepted|
CB in Graded Unit required:
HND Applied (Biological) Sciences
Other courses may be suitable
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|