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Pharmacology and Drug Discovery with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 7th for Pharmacology & Pharmacy (View subject table)

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    164
  • Graduate Prospects
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    99.0 / 100.0
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    4.23 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: 8B21

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: CCC Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.
SQA Higher: BBCCC A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.
SQA Advanced Higher: DDD A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year
Overseas students: £19,400 per year

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The Course

Summary

Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their effects on living organisms. You’ll examine the way drugs work to combat disease and, combined with drug discovery, you will learn how new drugs are designed, synthesised and manufactured. The Pharmacology Drug Discovery programme is the only BSc of its type in the UK and is innovative in it’s multidisciplinary approach.The course brings together scientific disciplines - biology, chemistry and physical sciences – around the context of disease and medicines. Within integrated modules, you’ll learn about the major diseases and science behind the drugs used to treat them. We also include business studies to provide you with an understanding of management practice focussed around the pharmaceutical industry; vital tools to working in today’s corporate world.You’ll be taught by academic researchers including pharmacologists, cell biologists, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemists, whose own research is in pharmacology and drug discovery. The course is designed to inform and inspire your journey to becoming a researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences. For example, in practical classes you’ll gain experience of synthetic medicinal chemistry as well as techniques in current molecular pharmacology – the techniques used in the discovery of new medicines. You’ll learn about designing experiments and how to write reports in the form of a scientific papers. A highlight of the course will be performing your own original research in an individual project carried out within an active research laboratory.**Course Structure**Your foundation year will equip you with all the chemistry, biology and mathematics skills you need to thrive on the BSc Pharmacology and Drug Discovery.Alongside your chemistry, biology and mathematics studies you’ll also study pharmacology, medicinal chemistry and drug delivery. On successful completion of your Foundation Year you’ll progress to our three-year degree course. For the years of study beyond the Foundation Year, please see the BSc Pharmacology and Drug Discovery course pages.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Start Dates

  • 23 September 2019 at Main Site

University of East Anglia (UEA)

University League Table Ranking: 14th

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Postal Address

School of Pharmacy
University of East Anglia (UEA)
University of East Anglia
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
ENGLAND

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