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BSc (Hons)

Physiology & Pharmacology (with Foundation Year)

Duration
4 years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
P746
Delivery
In-person

If you’re interested in how the human body functions then you’ll love our Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Year) course. We’ll equip you with a solid foundation in scientific knowledge and prepare you to take on a full honours degree.

Why study with us

  • The Foundation year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science. You’ll gain a sound understanding of how drugs and medicines can have a beneficial effect on the body and how adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals can arise.
  • During your foundation year you’ll build your confidence and become an independent learner. You’ll gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
  • Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Year) is ranked 3rd in the UK with 99% of students in graduate-level work or further study after graduating (Complete University Guide 2021)
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What you'll do

  • Enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • If you progress onto the full degree, you’ll have the chance to go an optional sandwich placement year and gain valuable industry experience.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.

Modules

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

This BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology is the ideal degree if you’re looking to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development. 

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first 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

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