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Pharmacology and Physiology with Industrial/Professional Experience (4 years) BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Pharmacology and Physiology with Industrial/Professional Experience course will enable you to gain experience of the workplace on a year-long placement during your degree, making you more attractive to potential employers after graduation.The pharmacology component of the course looks at drug actions on living systems - where they act, what they do, how they are metabolised, and how they exert toxic effects.Physiology is the study of function in living systems. This could be in plants and animals but, at Manchester, we concentrate on the function of humans and other mammals.In Year 3, you will have the opportunity to go on a placement with one of our `trusted partner' organisations in the UK or abroad. Alternatively, you can choose to arrange your own placement (subject to approval from the School of Biological Sciences).Placements range from research project work to roles in education, the biotechnology industry and science communication.Our course has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB - AAA

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken.Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive. We require Grades AAA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (the Hard Sciences). You must have a Grade A in at least one Hard Science and pass the practical assessments in these subjects. If your grades are AAB or h

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University of Manchester

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    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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    15th out of 39

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    4.13 83%

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