36 months
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18300 GBP/year
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About

If you love performing experiments in high-tech labs and want to study alongside researchers who are doing important work to understand how diseases such as Covid-19 spread and evolve, this BSc (Hons) Pharmacology degree at University of Portsmouth  is for you.

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Overview

Pharmacology is the study of drugs and how they affect living systems. Using specialist facilities, you'll deepen your chemistry and biology knowledge as you study how drugs – such as painkillers, antibiotics and even caffeine – alter the body. 

You'll set yourself for a fulfilling career working in an industry that improves the lives of millions of people. You could work in areas such as new drug development, medical writing, regulatory affairs and pharmaceutical marketing.

Careers and opportunities after (Hons) Pharmacology degree at University of Portsmouth

From the medicines in your bathroom cabinet to the drug combinations used to treat cancer, the work of pharmacologists plays a crucial role in society. So there's always demand for pharmacology graduates.What can you do with a pharmacology degree?With your degree in pharmacology, you could start a career in any part of the pharmaceutical industry, including:

  • drug development and testing
  • medical writing
  • marketing and sales
  • regulatory affairs

Programme Structure

Modules

  • Biomedical Toolbox – 20 credits
  • Immunology, Inflammatory Diseases & Infective Organisms – 20 credits
  • Neuroscience, Endocrine and Gastrointestinal Pharmacology – 20 credits
  • Pharmacokinetics & Data Analysis – 20 credits
  • Pharmacology Tutorials Level 5– 0 credits
  • Respiratory, Renal & Cardiovascular Pharmacology – 20 credits

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels – ABB–BBC 
  • UCAS points – 112-128 from A levels, or equivalent, to include Biology plus a second Science subject or Mathematics. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application (calculate your UCAS points)
  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDD–DDM
  • International Baccalaureate – 31

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18300 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 Portsmouth

710 - 1099 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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