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Physiology and Pharmacology BSc (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

On this degree you’ll study the human body in both normal and altered states, including the development of disease processes. You’ll gather a sound understanding of how drugs and medicines can have a beneficial effect on the body and how adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals can arise. If you have an interest in the human body and want to learn more about how the body functions to maintain a stable environment then this is the ideal course for you. It is the perfect route if you want a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development, lab work or other bioscience based careers.You’ll have the opportunity in your second year to study abroad and this includes European countries and the United States of America.There are possible opportunities to work as a paid summer intern in the labs - working alongside academics on their specialised research area and this can often lead to publications. This is the ideal degree if you want a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development which in many cases will involve laboratory work but may also involve in silico studies. Some of our graduates have entered medicine and many go on to postgraduate studies in many areas of bioscience, some directly related to medical research. The generic skills learnt during this degree including writing reports and oral presentations can prove to be very useful in many managerial jobs.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

14,000per year

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

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

An affordable city for students, Preston was also named as best place in the UK’s North West to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Guide 2019).
UCLan is culturally-diverse, home to students from 120 countries and with international partnerships across the globe.
Students get free sports centre membership, allowing them to use the new Sir Tom Finney sports centre and the 64-acre UCLan Sports Arena.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 39

    29th out of 46 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    8th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    141 62%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    37th

    5

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