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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Do you want to be at the forefront of pharmacological science, working in an industry that makes a positive impact to our society? Whether you want to develop and test new drugs or work on marketing strategies for the next advancement in medicine, this is the course for you.We’ve been teaching this BSc (Hons) Pharmacology degree course for more than 40 years. You’ll graduate with the skills you need to get started in the ever-evolving pharmacology industry.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.**What you'll experience**On this course you'll:- Use our pharmacology, chemistry and microbiology laboratories- Explore new techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, such as DNA drugs, and investigate areas like how cells communicate with each other- Use our specialist facilities, which include live cell imaging, spectroscopy equipment, chromatography instruments, molecular modelling facilities, chemical synthesis facilities, and confocal, electron and fluorescence microscopes- You can also:- Join one of our internationally-recognised research groups- Apply to the Erasmus+ exchange scheme, which involves a summer research placement at a European university**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.**What can you do with a Pharmacology degree?**You’ll be able to start a career in all areas of the pharmaceutical industry, including:- drug development and testing- medical writing- marketing and sales- regulatory affairs**What jobs can you do with a Pharmacology degree?**Roles you could do include:- clinical trial assistant/administrator- pharmacovigilance officer- R&D scientist/technician- secondary school teacher (with additional training)- regulatory executive- operations scientist- research associateYou can also continue your studies at postgraduate level, or set up a business with help and support from the University.After you graduate, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 46 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    105 46%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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