36 months
24200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Liverpool is a rewarding programme and you’ll have excellent academic and pastoral support.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated how medicines are taken for granted. Faced with a new disease, it is only through the development of vaccines and medicines we are now finding our way out of the pandemic. The study of pharmacology underpins how medicines are developed. You will learn about the development of new medicines and how they work in the fight against disease.

You will be studying in the UK’s largest Pharmacology department which has won the prestigious 2017 Queens Anniversary Prize in recognition of its work to improve the safety and effectiveness of medicines.

Career prospects

Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Liverpool also offer support for making career choices right from the beginning. In your first year you will have the opportunity to consider potential career pathways within and outside the field of pharmacology.

Employability is embedded into the Pharmacology BSc (Hons) programme and can be the necessary stepping stone into a successful career in many life science sectors in clinical trials, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, intellectual property and scientific writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemical Methods
  • Essential Skills for the Life Sciences 
  • Evolution
  • Experimental Skills in Current Biology 
  • Grand Challenges in Biology
  • Physiology and Pharmacology 
  • Molecules and Cells

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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360 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level requirements: Typical A level offer AAB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
  • Subject requirements: Chemistry A level plus a second science, preferably Biology, at A level.
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, to include Distinction in Units 1 and 5 (Principles and Applications of Science I and II).
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points, including 6 in Higher Level Chemistry, and 5 in another Higher Level
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H1, H1, H2, H2, H2, H3 

Tuition Fee

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    24200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24200 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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