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Pharmacology Degrees - Information

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Information about Pharmacology Degrees
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What is Pharmacology? Pharmacology (Gr. pharmakon, drug; logy, discourse, study) is the study of drugs - what they are, how they work and what they do. It includes the study of the manner in which the function of living tissues and organisms is modified by chemical substances and the study of the effect of chemical agents on living processes.

Pharmacology is commonly subdivided into pharmacodynamics (the biological effects of drugs) and pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion), also expressed as, respectively, the effects of drugs on the body and the effect of the body on drugs. (from A Dictionary of Pharmacology and Clinical Drug Evaluation, by Desmond Lawrence and John Carpenter).

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Our Programmes Prospective Students

Please select the links below for further details about each BSc degree.

Prospective students should click on the link above for more information on the Pharmacology degree.


Current Students Staff Details

Current students should click on the link above (Current Students) for a comprehensive list of all options or select the links below for further information including enrolment and timetables (as links from the modules page).

Please select the links below for details of academic and administrative staff within Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology.


Modules Teaching Documents

Please select the links below for details of all Pharmacology modules including organiser contact details and links to timetables (via the Faculty webpage).

Please select the links below for individual programme specifications and the annual monitoring report.

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