University of Central Lancashire

Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) University of Central Lancashire Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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On this degree you will study how the normal human body is affected by disease and then learn in detail how drugs affect normal function and try to restore normal function in many pathological conditions. You will explore where drugs come from and how they are developed, with extensive hands-on experience discovering how drugs interact with and affect molecules, cells and whole organisms.
If you have an interest in how medicines work and want to learn more about how they are used now and what new drugs will do in the future, then this is the ideal course for you.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code PH15
Institution code C30
Campus name Main Site
Campus code U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level 72 UCAS points including Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Applied Science. Pass Science Practical if applicable
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP Applied Science required
Access to HE Diploma 72 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits in Biology or Chemistry
Scottish Higher 72 UCAS points including Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Applied Science. Pass Science Practical if applicable
AS Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Pass IB Diploma including 72 UCAS points from Higher Subjects, including HL Biology or Chemistry.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 72 UCAS points including Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Applied Science. Pass Science Practical if applicable
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DM Applied Science required
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma MMP Applied Science required
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM Applied Science required


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,500 Year 1
EU £5,500 Year 1
England £5,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,500 Year 1
Scotland £5,500 Year 1
Wales £5,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £5,500, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Provider information

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University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE


Clearing contact details

UCLan Course Enquiries

01772830777

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Additional information

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