Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in pharmacy or related biological science subject including evidence of anatomy and physiology

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Pharmacology influences our everyday lives. Pills, potions, creams, inhalers and injections contain drugs that can prevent pain, indigestion, bacterial and viral infection, ease your breathing in asthma, inhibit and destroy cancer cells, and inhibit blood clots that cause strokes and heart attacks.

This Masters programme provides specialist training in the field of pharmacology enabling you to develop a comprehensive scientific understanding.

You will gain an understanding of current techniques, develop laboratory ‘bench’ skills, as well as strong communication skills and the ability to think independently, in preparation for employment or PhD studies.

A variety of learning and teaching methods such as lectures, seminars, practical laboratory classes and a laboratory-based research project are used.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5 If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. Scholarships available

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation30 (9000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 331 8630