University of Brighton

University of Brighton


This course is designed to provide masters-level training in pharmacology to UK science graduates and also to overseas non-pharmacology graduates. Students develop a comprehensive knowledge base in pharmacology as they investigate the mechanisms by which drugs act to prevent or treat disease. Students graduate prepared for a career in academia, drug research and related industries.

Entry requirements

Normally, a good 1st degree in an appropriate life science. Applicants with a degree in a related subject are welcome and will be considered on an individual basis. Equivalent overseas qualifications may also be accepted. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0. Students could be required to undertake additional language tuition as part of this course.

Course modules

Core modules: general pharmacology; advanced topics in biomedical sciences and pharmacology; drug discovery, design and development; regulatory affairs; research methods workshop; research project. Options: diabetes mellitus; oxidative stress and human disease; pharmacogenomics; current topics in infection.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,580 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years

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