B.Sc. On Campus

Pharmacology (Hons)

University of Chester

36 months
12950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study the process of new drug discovery and the development of therapies for treating human disease on our Pharmacology (Hons) degree at University of Chester.


Pharmacology is a science central to modern medicine. Understanding the causes and progression of diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, asthma and HIV provides approaches to designing effective drug molecules which can relieve the symptoms or treat the disease.

This Pharmacology (Hons) course from University of Chester takes a modern approach to studying drug design, and the pathways involved.

Why study this course with us?

Pharmacology is taught by enthusiastic academic and professional staff who will provide continuous support throughout your studies at Chester Medical School.

The academic staff are research active and continually strive to promote research within areas of Pharmacology, in which they have published research findings and discussed their work at national and international conferences. You will have the opportunity to join a research team to undertake your research dissertation in the final year.

Pharmacology graduates are highly sought after in medical research laboratories and in the pharmaceutical industry.

Programme Structure


  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry Fundamentals
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Professional Skills for Life Sciences 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent, including GCE A Level Chemistry. Typical offer – BCC-BBC.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (Applied Science): DMM; BTEC Diploma (Applied Science): D*D* - must include Chemistry units
  • Irish Highers - H3, H3, H3, H3 including Chemistry
  • Scottish Highers - BBBB including Chemistry
  • Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit (12-15 in Chemistry)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 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 Chester

660 - 1140 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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