University of Central Lancashire

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Adelphi Building, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, United Kingdom

Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry)

Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly onto their chosen Honours degree programme. On this degree you’ll study the human body in both normal and altered states, including the development of disease processes. You’ll gather a sound understanding of how drugs and medicines can have a beneficial effect on the body and how adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals can arise. If you have an interest in the human body and want to learn more about how the body functions to maintain a stable environment then this is the ideal course for you. It is the perfect route if you want a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development, lab work or other bioscience based careers. You’ll have the opportunity in your second year to study abroad and this includes European countries and the United States of America. There are possible opportunities to work as a paid summer intern in the labs - working alongside academics on their specialised research area and this can often lead to publications. This is the ideal degree if you want a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development which in many cases will involve laboratory work but may also involve in silico studies. Some of our graduates have entered medicine and many go on to postgraduate studies in many areas of bioscience, some directly related to medical research. The generic skills learnt during this degree including writing reports and oral presentations can prove to be very useful in many managerial jobs."

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Burnley College,Burnley
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Preston
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £5,500
  • England Year 1 £5,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £5,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £5,500
  • Wales Year 1 £5,500
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £5,500
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-16
  • Location
    Main Site,Preston
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £5,500
  • England Year 1 £5,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £5,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £5,500
  • Wales Year 1 £5,500
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £5,500