Taught course

Pharmacology

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or above, or equivalent professional qualification, in the biosciences or biochemistry, including an understanding of physiology and/or pharmacology; or a first or second class honours degree in pharmacy or a qualification in medicine, veterinary science or dentistry.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course focuses on the scientific basis of drug discovery and development, particularly molecular biology and bioinformatics, which have revolutionised the pharmaceutical industry in recent years. Students build knowledge of the quantitative aspects of pharmacology and the therapeutics of specific diseases, as well as gaining a practical awareness of safety issues. There is a strong emphasis on practical work. The four taught modules: Core Molecular Biology; Core Pharmacology; Molecular Medicine; Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Development. Students also undertake a practical project.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalanet will be required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12-16 months

PGCert

full time
12-16 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800
Fax
+44 (0)1707 284870