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19050 GBP/year
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About

Learn about the science behind drugs and medicines, their effects on living systems, and their role in treating disease on the Medical Pharmacology (Hons) programme from Swansea University.

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Overview

By taking the Medical Pharmacology (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will cover a diverse range of topics, including toxicology, chemistry, genetics, reproductive biology, physiology, immunology, pharmacogenomics, neuroscience, and drug development.

You will develop excellent analytical and project management skills, and learn how to design experiments and plan work programmes.

The Medical Pharmacology course curriculum has been developed following the guidance of the British Pharmacological Society, of which our Programme Director, Professor Lisa Wallace is a Vice President.

A mix of compulsory and optional modules give you the scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or plans for post-graduate study.

You will benefit from access to the state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities at the Medical School, including our research laboratories.

Career

Medical Pharmacology has been identified as a critical undergraduate degree, required to fill the current work force and skills gaps in medicine and pharmaceutical development.

You could also pursue a career or further study in other fields including academic and industrial research, regulation, patent law, and medical writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Skills for Medical Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Microbiology
  • Toxicology: The Dose Makes the Poison
  • Human Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels/Welsh Baccalaureate: AAB-BBB. Chemistry essential plus at least one other STEM subject
  • IB: 32-34. Higher Level Chemistry essential plus one other STEM subject both at Grade 6 or above
  • BTEC: Typically D* D* D with a strong Chemistry profile

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19050 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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