BSc (Hons)


3 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Are you interested in how drugs are made? Are you fascinated by the human body and what happens in disease? Our BSc Pharmacology degree explores all this and more.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the North West for graduate prospects (on track)
    Complete University Guide (Pharmacy and Pharmacology)
  • 1st
    in the North West for graduate prospects (outcomes)
    Complete University Guide (Pharmacy and Pharmacology)
  • You’ll get complimentary student membership of the British Pharmacological Society.
  • In your final year you can study neuropharmacology, behavioural pharmacology, current and future cancer treatments, and drugs of abuse.
  • 99% of students who studied Pharmacology were in graduate-level work or further study after graduating. (Complete University Guide 2021)
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Pharmacology student working in laboratory facilities
Pharmacology student working in laboratory facilities

Studying Pharmacology

  • It will set you up for working in the pharmaceutical industry - drug testing, drug research and drug design.
  • In your final year you’ll attend a fully funded internationally renowned Pharmacology Conference as part of a module.
  • You will be encouraged to attend the annual British Pharmacological Society conference.


Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers in Pharmacology

What can you do with a Pharmacology degree? Our BSc Pharmacology degree prepares you for careers in industrial settings. It is ideal grounding for postgraduate study and drug research jobs in academic settings.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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