Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in pharmacy or related biological science subject including evidence of anatomy and physiology. Evidence of practical laboratory skills required.

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

From inhalers that ease breathing to pills and injections that destroy cancer, pharmacology affects billions of people around the world as a powerful force for good. In our MSc Pharmacology programme, you’ll discover how to harness that power to save and improve countless lives.
At GCU, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the science behind drugs and their effects on the human body – and master the cutting-edge techniques, laboratory bench skills and critical thinking approaches you need to succeed.
As part of our thriving, diverse and globally networked research community, you’ll investigate how the body works and what goes wrong when a disease strikes – and learn how drugs are engineered to reverse and even prevent a wide range of medical conditions.
You’ll get a world-class education through a variety of teaching methods – including lectures, seminars, practical laboratory classes and a laboratory-based research project. The programme prepares you for industry and academia alike, whether you choose employment or pursue your PhD.

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.

International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the International Graduate Diploma programme. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

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. Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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