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2023/24 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 Jonathan Lippiat Contact

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:

BIOL2212Chemotherapy10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BMSC3143Advanced Topics in Pharmacology I20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BMSC3151Intercalation in Biomedical Sciences10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BMSC3302Medical Pharmacology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
FOBS3393Advanced Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
FOBS3394Capstone Research Project40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Last updated: 21/07/2023 16:19:04


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