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Pharmacology

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

This programme involves a high proportion of practical work, including a five-day practical molecular biology workshop that brings together theory and practice, to equip you with the laboratory skills employers need. You will gain an understanding of how the body works, what goes wrong in disease and how drugs can be used to manage these diseased states.

Year 1
Chemistry, Cells and Biomolecules, Physiology 1 and 2, Core Skills in Biosciences 1.

Year 2
Introduction to Microbiology, Mechanisms of Cellular Regulation, Core Skills in Biosciences 2, Immunology, Pathophysiology, Fundamental Cell Biology, Practical Skills for Biomolecular Sciences.

Year 3
Molecular Diagnostics, Fundamentals of Drug Action, Systematic and Cellular Pathology, Cellular Signalling and Trafficking, Pharmacology of Chemical Mediators, Novel Therapies and Cell Technologies, Experimental Design and Analysis, Option: Placement.

Year 4
Biology of Disease, Pharmacology: Special Topics, Neuropharmacology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics, Project and Workshops (double module).

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at BBBB including English or another English based subject, Chemistry and another science subject plus National 5 English, Maths and Biology at B.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBCC including English or another English based subject, Chemistry and another science subject plus National 5 English, Maths and Biology at B.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B210

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General