601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, United Kingdom

Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Coventry University

Our experienced teaching team have worked within cardiovascular and respiratory pharmacology, clinical toxicology, NHS pathology laboratories. Staff will bring their professional and research expertise into their teaching through the use of contemporary clinical case studies as the basis for problem based learning activities. We have excellent links with domestic and international pharmaceutical companies who enhance our course through guest lectures and site visits. Many also offer professional placements, with opportunities to spend a year in industry in the UK or overseas; past students have worked at John Radcliffe Hospital and companies like Binding Site, Astra Zenica and Pfizer as far afield as Canada, Spain and the Netherlands. We also offer sponsored summer studentships in a variety of areas, including anticancer, cardiovascular, antimicrobial drug discovery, toxicology, and projects in schools to enhance your employability. There is a focus on developing laboratory and other scientific skills, so laboratory sessions form a substantial component of the learning experience, enabling you to learn key experimental techniques and the chance to develop essential experimental, data handling and reporting skills required in biological and other careers. Other scientific skills, such as literature researching, information technology, bioinformatics, data processing and the use of statistics are integrated within the course. **Key Course Benefits** * Teaching links with the local National Health Service (NHS) cardiac rehabilitation team and with staff in hospital diagnostic laboratories. * Extensive industry links with a number of pharmaceutical companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Proctor and Gamble and Astra Zeneca, and collaborative research links with World Precision Instruments. * Access to a well-equipped suite of analytical and biological laboratories where you will get hands on experience using industry standard techniques, such as flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, high performance liquid chromatography, and confocal microscopy. * Opportunities to attend guest lecturers from current practitioners in the pharmaceutical industry, laboratory research and other jobs in science in areas including pharmacogenomics, neuropharmacology, pharmacovigilance and drug transport and development. * Research-inspired teaching with input from experts in our Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences research centre, which focuses on the themes of: cellular and molecular biosciences; biological systems, health and disease; and physical activity, exercise and obesity. **Accreditation and Professional Recognition** This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: **Royal Society of Biology** Students are eligible to become Associate Members of the Royal Society of Biology **British Pharmacological Society** Eligibility for graduate membership of the British Pharmacological Society and the Society of Biology. Additional costs may apply. Please check with the membership body for details.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,CoventryUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250