University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology

You�ll learn in vivo and in vitro experimental approaches in laboratory animal physiology and pharmacology. Your study will enable you to take the Home Office-accredited course necessary for a personal licence. Develop valuable professional skills through multidisciplinary training and practical hands-on experience. For your research project, you�ll have full use of one of our internationally renowned labs. Graduates with skills in stem cell and regenerative medicine are in demand. Your degree will prepare you for a career in research in academia or industry, or in a clinical-related field. Our graduates are working all over the world � from the UK to China, India and the USA � and over half go on to doctoral study.

Entry requirements

You�ll need a 1st Class Honours degree in a biomedical-related subject. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or TOEFL 100 with 24 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: Literature review; practical research project; analysis of current science; ethics and public understanding. Optional modules may include: Integrated mammalian biology; practical physiology and pharmacology; physiology of channels and diseases; epithelia in health and disease; autonomic nervous system; membrane receptors.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 20,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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