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UCAS CODE: B210

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Pharmacology is the study of how drugs can affect the body - whether to treat disorders or change bodily functions. It brings together:

  • physiology
  • biochemistry
  • molecular biology

How will I learn?

We use a blend of learning and teaching approaches.

In-person teaching includes:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • discussion groups
  • workshops
  • laboratory work

This is blended with digital teaching using our virtual learning environment. Here you will find electronic resources, including:

  • video recordings
  • laboratory simulations
  • discussion boards
  • supplementary reading and reference material

This actively promotes a balance between teacher-directed learning and independent personal study, to enhance your student experience.

In Years 3 and 4, we increase the emphasis on self-directed study and discussion sessions with internationally renowned research scientists.

Career opportunities

The broad analytical, scientific and personal skills you gain on this programme will equip you for a variety of careers.

This programme will particularly appeal to those planning:

  • a career in biomedical research or a related area
  • a graduate-entry career in industry, management or the public sector

Previous graduates have been employed in science and non-science sectors, including:

  • teaching
  • marketing
  • accountancy
  • policy research

A large proportion of our graduates choose to go on to further study before entering successful academic or industry-based research careers.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 30,400per 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 : ABB - AAB

These grades should be achieved in one set of exams. Required subjects: A Levels: Biology and Chemistry at B. Mathematics or Physics is recommended. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 46

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    43rd

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