This Pharmacology degree explores the fascinating ways in which drugs act on the body. You will learn how medicines act to cure or relieve a number of diseases as well as how drugs of abuse produce their effects on the body.
You will study pharmacology in depth, including the current topics and innovations in the sector. You will also study aspects of normal physiology as well as changes that occur in the body as a result of disease processes. This will enable you to understand the interactions between the body and drugs.
Why choose this course?
Our staff have expertise in the fields of physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience. They are actively engaged in research into the mechanisms involved in the consequences of:
ischaemic heart disease
behavioural pharmacology in memory and learning
This is a highly applied course in which practical work plays a major role. You will develop the scientific skills that industry employers are looking for.
You will have the option to undertake a 12-month paid work placement in your third year. This is facilitated by a dedicated placement office and the School's excellent links with industry.
The course has been designed to comply with the British Pharmacological Society guidelines for BSc (Hons) Pharmacology.
NTU is in the top 20 universities in the UK for biological science