Pharmacology and Physiology (BSc (Hons))

University of Kent

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
- 3 years

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About Pharmacology and Physiology at University of Kent

This programme will offer:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of the scientific discipline of pharmacology and how these fundamental principles can be applied to the understanding of drug actions in the various physiological systems of the body.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how the scientific discipline of pharmacology is integral to the drug discovery and development process.
  • A detailed understanding of the variety of technical approaches and research strategies which underpin pharmacology and drug discovery.
  • A progression route to MSc or PhD study, or employment in the bioscience/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Teaching by research active experts in pharmacology, physiology and related scientific disciplines.
  • A substantial research project in an academic or industrial laboratory.

When you are applying for the BSc (Hons) Pharmacology and Physiology degree, please apply to the University of Kent who will be administering applications on behalf of the Medway School of Pharmacy, UCAS institution code name KENT, institution code K24.


For fees and other costs, please refer to the Medway School of Pharmacy website.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2.1 at undergraduate level and a Merit at Master's level in a relevant discipline, from a UK or other approved university and/or equivalent. You must submit a research proposal of approximately 1,500 words on your intended topic.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

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Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information for your country.

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English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

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Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

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