36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Are you interested in how drugs are made? Are you fascinated by the human body and what happens in disease? The Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) explores all this and more.

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This is a practical-focused Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) , exploring the action of drugs on the human body. You’ll study how the normal human body is affected by disease, learn in detail how drugs affect normal function and try to restore normal function in many pathological conditions.

You’ll explore where drugs come from and how they are developed, with extensive hands-on experience to discover how drugs interact with and affect molecules, cells and whole organisms.

Future careers

This Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) prepares you for careers in industrial settings and is ideal grounding for postgraduate study and drug research jobs in academic settings.

Some graduates go on to further study (MSc, PG medicine or dentistry) or further research (MRes, PhD, working in industry).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biosciences in Practice 
  • Essential Skills in Biosciences
  • Bioscience Practical Skills
  • Molecules to Cells
  • Physiology and Pharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS: 104-120 points at A2 including Chemistry or Biology at C. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship & community Studies not accepted
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM - DDM including Maths and Biology or Chemistry units
  • BTEC Diploma: D*D*
  • Pass Access Course: 104-120 UCAS points including 15 credits in Biology or Chemistry at Distinction
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 104-120 points from Higher Level Subjects
  • T Level: M including A2 Chemistry or Biology at C
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5
  • GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Sandwich year: £1000 for the sandwich year (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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