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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Your Pharmacology degree will examine molecular aspects of how drugs can be used to treat disease in humans and animals as scientists seek an improved quality of life for all.You will study human disease at all levels, from genetic mutations through organ degeneration, such as the brain in Alzheimer’s disease, up to whole body metabolic disorders like diabetes. In year four, you will complete an extensive laboratory-based research project in the heart of our state-of-the-art Life Sciences building or with the research groups based at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust You will learn the major concepts and principles of pharmacology in years one and two through core topics, before completing a research project of your own in your third year.Our teaching staff are actively involved in pharmacological research in areas such as nerve damage and recovery, developmental biology, oncology and the development of new antibiotics which will feed into your learning.You will have the opportunity to spend a year out of university putting your skills to use in the pharmaceutical industry. A Pharmacology degree will equip you for careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, scientific officer roles, teaching, forensic medicine and managerial roles in business. There is also the opportunity to go on to study for a higher degree such as an MSc or PhD.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB to include Chemistry and one further science subject. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: ABB including Chemistry and one further science subject.


University information

University of Southampton

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  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    157 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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