University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Pharmacology

This course attempts to understand how drugs work and how drugs can be usefully employed for the treatment of a variety of disease states; pharmacological approaches integrate a variety of research methods including molecular biology, electrophysiological studies on single cells and whole tissues, whole organism studies and human volunteer programmes of study; a major focus is how these approaches can be applied to specific disease states; many groups have collaborations with industrial or clinical researchers.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by appropriate relevant experience may be acceptable; IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) required.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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