University of Portsmouth

101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2018
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018


Learn how drugs are discovered, developed and used to treat disease. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? This well established course has been running for over 4 decades and is externally accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. The course regularly receives excellent student satisfaction results in the National Student Survey. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE The course makes use of our excellent facilities which are well equipped for teaching and research in Pharmacology. We pride ourselves on our hands-on approach to learning that is informed by professional practice and outstanding research. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is open to A level applicants (or equivalent) who have ideally studied both Chemistry and Biology. Full details of our entry requirements can be found on our website. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You can opt to undertake a placement abroad or to join one of our internationally-recognised research groups within the university to undertake a novel project. Throughout the duration of the course you will develop your graduate skills and attributes, enhancing your career options. AFTER THE COURSE As a pharmacologist, you may be involved in developing and testing new drugs for therapeutic and toxic effects or organising clinical trials. You may be registering new products or you could move into medical sales and the development of marketing strategies, while a number of our graduates also choose to undertake postgraduate study.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Portsmouth
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £15,100