BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This Pharmaceutical Science Bachelor covers a range of scientific disciplines to introduce you to the exciting world of drug discovery, development and management. This course offers an insight into the structure, function and mechanisms of drugs, how different drugs can act on the human body and how their potentially lifesaving effects can be safely harnessed. You will be able to develop knowledge of the chemical and biological principles which are necessary to understand the sourcing, preparation, analysis and properties of medicinal agents.


Year 1

  • Cell and Molecular Biology

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Concepts in Chemistry

  • Laboratory Science

  • Genetics

Year 2

  • Clinical and Molecular genetics

  • Organic Chemistry

  • Genomics and Proteomics

  • Pharmaceutical Science

  • Molecular Science

Year 3

  • Biochemistry of Drug and Disease

  • Drug Synthesis

  • Cellular Pathology

  • Infection Science

  • Toxicology

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 104 tariff points minimum
  • GCSEs: minimum of grade C with 5 subjects including English language and mathematics and a science subject

Career posibilities

You will be able to find a position in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries (production development, analytical science, quality assurance and information science), research and development, teaching, forensic science, environmental pollution and health and safety.

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