Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy (B2)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy (B200) The study of drugs, their characteristics, actions and uses. Includes the study of poisons, their nature, effects and antidotes. Also includes how drugs and other chemicals interact with biological systems. Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Pharmacology (B210) The study of the therapeutic and toxic effects of drugs on human tissues and systems. Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Toxicology (B220) The study of the nature, source, identification and characteristics of poisons, toxic substances, and exogenous chemical agents and their effects on human tissues and systems. Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Pharmacy (B230) The study of the professional practice of pharmacy. Includes instruction in principles of medicinal chemistry, drug behaviour, and mixing, preparing and dispensing of prescription medications. Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy not elsewhere classified (B290) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy categories. To be used sparingly. Pharmacology & Pharmacy