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UCAS CODE: B210

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The subject of pharmacology is immensely broad and covers areas of physiology, chemistry, neuroscience, biochemistry, and genetics. This flexible three-year programme offers a thorough training in the subject and students retain the option of applying to transfer to the MSci at the end of year two.

Your learning

Teaching is mainly conducted through lectures and laboratory classes together with regular small-group tutorials involving in-depth discussion of topics being studied. Modules run concurrently; lectures and tutorials are usually held in the morning with practical classes in the afternoons.

Assessment

You will be expected to submit coursework (e.g. essays and practical write-ups) and make oral presentations as part of your assessment. You will also take written examinations at the end of each year.

Careers

This programme not only provides detailed knowledge of the subject, but also trains you in planning, executing and analysing scientific projects and in quantitative and analytical skills, equipping you with a versatility that will be attractive to many employers.

As with any science degree, our graduates move into many types of employment including financial and managerial professions, scientific publishing, journalism, law and health administration (e.g., the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA)). Unlike many degrees, there is a related industry involving drug safety, drug research, drug sales and patent law.

If you are interested in laboratory research, you could progress to a postgraduate research degree (PhD) leading to further opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, government research institutes, hospital laboratories, forensic science or university-based research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

Chemistry required plus one from Biology, Life and Health Sciences, Mathematics or Physics.Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 46 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    161 73%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    31st

    21

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