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Brighton & Sussex Medical School

BSc Pharmalogical Sciences

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Pharmalogical Sciences

Course detail

Pharmacological sciences is a 1-year full time intercalated degree course delivered at the University of Brighton.

The course provides the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable you to rigorously design, execute, analyse and interpret a pharmacological research project and to provide you with an appreciation of the pharmacological rationale behind therapeutic regimes, the consequences of drug therapy and drug development programs. The degree program has been constructed to build on previous medical studies and expand your skills in pharmacology. The optional modules allow in depth study in a range of areas that interest you.


Course structure

Year One
 Semester 1  Semester 2
 PY365 Project (40 credits) 
 CH348 Pharmaceutical Industry - New drugs to market (10 credits) 
 Special topics 4 x 10 credits from PYM01-09, CHM03, CHM04 or BYM32 
 PY345 Drug Profiling (10 credits)  
PY346 Research Methodology (10 credits) PY347 General Pharmacology (10 credits)


Special topic options include:
   Block A  Block B
 Semester    1 

 PYM 03 Psychopharmacology

 BYM 37 Medical Genetics

 CHM 10 Advances in biochemical and  clinical analysis

 CHM 03 Medicinal Plants

 PYM 03 Pharmacology of ageing and ion  channels 

 Semester  2

 CHM 01 Advanced pharmaceutical  analysis

 PYM 04 Specialised clinical practice

 PYM 05 Advanced Diabetes therapies

 PYM09 Pharmaceutical care of surgical  patients

 PYM 02 Current topics in infection

 PYM 06 Oxidative stress and human  disease

 PYM 10 Global perspectives on health and  medicines

 BYM 32 Biomedical implants and cell  based strategies 



Entry requirements: Successful completion of 3rd year BSMS or equivalent

Admissions deadline: 30 April 2016

Application process: Email the course leader, Dr. Jon Mabley for further details and an application form.


Contact details

Course leader/admission tutor: Dr. Jon Mabley