Pharmacology (Hons), B.Sc. | Glasgow Caledonian University | Glasgow, United Kingdom
48 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

This Pharmacology (Hons) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University involves a high proportion of practical work, including a five-day practical molecular biology workshop that brings together theory and practice, to equip you with the laboratory skills employers need. 

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Overview

Pharmacologists play a vital role in the discovery and development of new medicines that benefit human and animal health.

By taking the Pharmacology (Hons) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University , you will gain an understanding of how the body works, what goes wrong in disease and how drugs can be used to manage these diseased states.

The successful UK drug industry employs 70,000 people and generates a further 250,000 jobs in related industries. In Scotland, the expansion of health-related industries and the biotechnology sector means that demand for graduates in this area currently outstrips supply.

Your career

Career options include research in an academic environment, hospitals and government laboratories or in the pharmaceutical industry.

Other career paths include teaching, management, medical sales, information science and the Forensic Science Service. Another option is to continue your studies to PhD level, opening up further career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Chemistry
  • Cells and Biomolecules
  • Physiology 
  • Core Skills in Biosciences 
  • Microbiology
  • Mechanisms of Cellular Regulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: BBBB: Two science subjects and one essay-based subject such as English, History or Modern Studies plus Maths/English/Biology or Human Biology at Int. 2/Nat 5 B
  • Minimum entry requirement: BBCC: Two science subjects and one essay-based subject such as English, History or Modern Studies plus Maths/English/Biology or Human Biology at Int. 2/Nat 5 B
  • A level: BBC (incl Chemistry) GCSE: B/6 (Biology, Double Science, English and Maths)
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 (incl Chemistry, English/essay-based subject and one other Science) O2: (English, Maths and Biology)
  • IB Diploma: 28 points (incl Chemistry) SL: 5 (Biology)
  • BTEC: DMM Ext Dip (incl Chemistry and Biology)   GCSE: BB/66 (Double Science) GCSE: B/6 (English and Maths)
  • SWAP: Science - BBB
  • College HNC: Relevant subject - graded unit B (incl sufficient coverage of Chemistry)
  • English language IELTS score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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