This programme is intended for students who want to pursue careers or further study in pharmacology or related disciplines. It offers a further year on top of the Pharmacology BSc in which to undertake a research project and advanced courses; applying for the MSci initially will keep more options open.
Year 1: Mammalian physiology; basic and quantitative pharmacology; cellular and molecular biology; chemistry; statistics. Year 2: General and systematic pharmacology; experimental pharmacology; immunology; neurobiology; general biochemistry. 1 option, typically from: neuroanatomy; molecular biology; neurophysiology; computer science; histology; microbiology; zoology; psychology; organic chemistry; language studies; management studies. Year 3: Molecular pharmacology plus research project and 2 or 3 options typically from: neuropharmacology; drug design and development; receptor mechanisms; human vascular pharmacology; chemistry of carcinogenesis; clinical immunology; psychology; immunopharmacology; toxicology; pain; neurobiology of behaviour; neurodegenerative disease. Final year: Extended research project.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£21,320 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|MSci (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
- Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
- GCE A-level AAB-AAA
- European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
- International Baccalaureate 38
- Course specific
- GCE AS-level
- SQA Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
Key Course Information
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 55%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 73%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 81%
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Total Written: 44%
Total Coursework: 43%
Total Practical: 14%