University of Aberdeen

158 th
World University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

Pharmacology with Industrial Placement

Pharmacology is concerned primarily with the characterisation of the properties and modes of action of drugs and with the discovery of new drugs. The study and practice of pharmacology also includes drug toxicity, the way drugs are used and the processes by which drugs are absorbed, distributed in the body, metabolised and excreted. This degree programme aims to instil a broad base of knowledge about drugs at the molecular, cellular, tissue and systems level. Additionally, you will gain an in depth understanding of selected aspects of Pharmacology, which reflect the research expertise and strengths of the School e.g. neuropharmacology, cancer and toxicology. This research-led approach delivers a modern, relevant and cutting edge programme equipping graduates with the experience and skills required for success in Pharmacology (and other) careers. In your fourth year you will undertake a year's industrial placement and graduate after five years with an MSci (an undergraduate Masters degree) instead of a BSc. Placements vary considerably but in general terms, you will be placed in an industrial, commercial or research environment where you will obtain a breadth of practical experience to complement your degree programme and enhance your employability.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science (Hons)/Msci (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-02
  • Location
    Main Site,Aberdeen
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £18,400
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • Qualification
    Master of Science (Hons)/Msci (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-03
  • Location
    Main Site,Aberdeen
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £18,400
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820