Pharmacology Undergraduate

The School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University

Course Options
  • MBiolFull-timeSeptember4 years
  • MBiolSandwichSeptember5 years

Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fees for all full-time undergraduate degree courses in 2017/18 have not been confirmed.

Tuition fees for all full-time undergraduate degree courses in 2016/17 will be GBP9,000.

If you have a year-long placement as part of your sandwich course, or spend a year studying or working abroad, the fee for that year will be GBP1350.

Course Information
What will I study?

The course begins by giving you an understanding of how pharmacology and physical principles are integrated in, and used to investigate broad living processes from cells to organisms.  The course is designed to give you a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the action of drugs on the body.

Major concepts include the pharmacology of cells, tissues and organ systems and a study of substances that are used for medicinal reasons, as well as those that are used for pleasure and illicitly. You'll study the key aspects of drug action both in practical and theoretical concepts and outcomes are used when considering the positive and negative effects of pharmaceutical products.

Modules

Year One

  • Living Systems
  • Practical Techniques for Biology
  • Tutorial Module
  • Genetics and Immunology
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Pharmacology

Year Two

  • Tutorial Module
  • Bioinformatics and Biomathematics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Cells and Tissues
  • Experimental Design
  • Drugs of Addiction and Abuse
  • Neuroscience or Physiology
  • Placement Year (Optional)

Year Three

  • Tutorial Module
  • Honours Project
  • Toxicology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Current Topics in Pharmacology
  • Current topics in Neuroscience or Current Topics in Physiology

Year Four

  • Tutorial Module
  • Science Communication
  • MBiol Research Project
Assessment

Students are assessed in a variety of ways including:

  • essays
  • case study reports
  • verbal presentation
  • class tests
  • exams.

You will also present a written dissertation and give a verbal and poster presentation of your project work.

The School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University

Shiva Sivasubramaniam

T: +44 (0)115 848 3455

F: +44 (0)115 848 8221

E: shiva.sivasubramaniam@ntu.ac.uk

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