What will I learn?

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This course meets the core curriculum requirements set out by the British Pharmacology Society (BPS), the professional association for pharmacologists.– You may study pharmacology on its own or in combination with business.– Your independent project enables you to gain experience of conducting research in a particular area of interest.– You can choose a year’s work experience placement or spend time studying abroad.**About this course**How exactly do medicinal drugs treat and prevent disease? How are they are discovered and tested? How do they affect society? If you want to delve deeper into these questions, this could be the course for you.This course focuses on biological processes, rather than chemical ones. It examines how drugs affect their target areas (such as major organs and systems) and how the body reacts.You’ll study the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases, drugs that act on the brain (such as antidepressants), new drugs that treat cardiovascular disease, and the issues of drug abuse and addiction.

Which department am I in?

Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Yorkon Building,

Kingston University Kingston upon Thames,


KT2 7LB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have ACTs of 23-25 of higher. IELTS score 6.0 overall and 5.5 in all elements, TOEFL Score 80.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.