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Undergraduate courses starting in 2020

Pharmacology is the study of the effects of drugs on the body. Learn how to develop effective treatments for both human and animal diseases.

Pharmacologists play a vital role in increasing our understanding and development of treatments for a wide range of diseases, from headaches or allergies to global issues such as cancer, arthritis and dementia. As a Pharmacology student, you’ll develop a broad knowledge and skills base by exploring how chemicals can impact the function of living systems at the molecular, cellular, tissue or whole body level.



The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.


7th for pharmacy and pharmacology in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020


92% student satisfaction rate for Pharmacy & Pharmacology in the National Student Survey 2019

‘It's a very small course, so we get to know our lecturers very well. It's really helped me grow my confidence to move on from university.’
Maddy Parker MPharmacol Pharmacology (2018)