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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BSc Pharmacology in Relation to Medicine

Programme code:BS-PHAR/MEDSUCAS code:
Duration:1 Year Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Dan Donnelly Contact address:d.donnelly@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Successful completion of the first two years of an MBChB programme at UK Universities or international equivalent. For international students proof of English Language proficiency will be required. In line with undergraduate medicine we require a minimum of English GCSE grade B or IELTS 7.5.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Faculty of Biological Sciences Undergraduate School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Faculty of Biological Sciences Undergraduate School: Biomedical Sciences Examination Board

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Bioscience benchmark, year 3 only

Programme specification:

The programme will:

- prepare students for a career in medicine by providing an up-to-date programme of study centred on the pharmacology of commonly prescribed drugs;
- provide an opportunity for students to select topics for advanced study;
- provide experience of laboratory work and
- further develop transferable skills;
- manage student progress effectively and provide support and guidance where appropriate, and
- encourage staff-student rapport in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

BMSC2210Chemotherapy10 creditsSemester 2
BMSC3140Advanced Scientific Skills20 creditsSemester 1
BMSC3143Advanced Topics in Pharmacology I20 creditsSemester 1
BMSC3301Research Project in Biomedical Sciences40 creditsSemester 2
BMSC3302Medical Pharmacology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

BMSC3101Inherited Disorders10 creditsSemester 1
BMSC3138Cellular Cardiology10 creditsSemester 1
BMSC3139Systems Neurophysiology10 creditsSemester 1
BMSC3149Drug Development: Pre-Clinical to Practice10 creditsSemester 1

Last updated: 25/04/2019

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