Taught course

Pharmacology

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Normally, a good first degree in an appropriate life science. Applicants with a degree in a related subject are welcome and will be considered on an individual basis. Equivalent overseas qualifications may also be accepted.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed to provide masters level training in pharmacology to science graduates, and especially to overseas non-pharmacology graduates, with the University of Brighton having excellent support systems for international students.

Students develop a comprehensive knowledge base in pharmacology and the design and execution of practical approaches to the investigation of the mechanisms by which drugs act to prevent or treat disease. The ultimate aim of this course is to prepare students for a career in the drug research and related industries or in academia.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0. Students could be required to undertake additional language tuition as part of this course.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations57
Dissertation33 (20000 words)
module course work10

Course contact details

Name
School Office
Email
pharmacy@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 642118