This course explores how drugs interact with living systems to treat and prevent disease and also how medicines are discovered and tested. The emphasis throughout is mainly on biological, rather than chemical processes, and includes the option to undertake a year in a work experience placement or studying abroad. If you would like to study pharmacology at Kingston University but do not meet the entry requirements for the first year of the BSc (Hons) course, you can include an extra foundation year within your chosen degree. Coursework is designed to be achieved within the set amount of learning hours for each module and is appropriate to the level of study. We encourage a professional work ethic, which includes how to manage your time. A range of additional support is available to students who require it via the Academic Support Centre and personal tutors. Our courses are carefully constructed to allow you to build knowledge and skills progressively during your degree programme. We constantly update our curriculum to ensure that it covers the latest developments in your subject area, including the research and professional experience that your tutors bring to the course. Our course teams also draw on the wealth of experience provided by our professional contacts and highly successful alumni who feed into the design of our courses and provide master classes and workshops to enrich your learning.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- UCAS Tariff
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- Access to HE Diploma
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
Grades / Points
A-Level Chemistry or Biology at Grade C + one other Science subject required.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Kingston University has an excellent record for teaching quality, aiming to develop potential, transform lives and improve the world around. Students have a choice of topics that reflect their interests and the demands of a modern workplace. Four teaching campuses are located in and around Kingston upon Thames, which is a lively, student-friendly riverside town just 30 minutes away by train from the capital.
Kingston University Kingston upon Thames