Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University


This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the science of pharmacology and allows them to develop bench skills together with an understanding of techniques currently used in pharmacology; it also fosters the qualities of independent thought, personal responsibility and decision-making which are required in preparation for employment within a professional capacity.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in pharmacy or related biological science subject including evidence of anatomy and physiology. Students whose 1sts language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Biomolecular studies; research methods for biomedical science; essentials of pharmacology; pharmacology: special topics; toxicology; drugs and disease; research project planning; drugs and cellular communication; laboratory based project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and formal examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,850 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630