The MSci Pharmacology course will provide you with a range of progressive, coherent and challenging learning opportunities informed by research, scholarly activity and appropriate development of skills. Specifically, the course will provide you with a deep-rooted understanding of the fundamentals principles of chemistry and biology as applicable to pharmacology. You will gain an understanding of normal and abnormal bodily function, the biology of disease (aetiology and epidemiology) and the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of medicines and their actions (interactions, adverse reactions and misuse) and therapeutic uses. You will also be supported in the development of intellectual and key interpersonal skills as well as subject knowledge that will equip you for life-long learning and employability. At Masters level you will have the opportunity to undertake in-depth study of new and emerging themes in pharmacology which will equip you with cutting edge knowledge in the subject and enable you to specialise in an area of choice
The course aims to produce high quality pharmacology graduates with the generic, subject-specific and transferable knowledge and skills suited to a career in the pharmaceutical industry or other related laboratory-based scientific disciplines. you will have the opportunity to study the Wolverhampton Employability Award up to gold level. You will also be supported in seeking placement opportunities either as a sandwich year or over the summer vacation.