Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. A guide to fees at GCU.
There are no additional costs for this programme.
You will also have to think about accommodation, living costs, travel, books and socialising. To make things as simple as possible we have information on all of this available at http://www.gcu.ac.uk/money and http://www.gcu.ac.uk/student/money/managingyourmoney
If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.
Download the Programme Specification for a detailed breakdown of its structure, what you will learn and other useful information.
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This Masters programme provides specialist training in the field of pharmacology enabling you to develop a comprehensive scientific understanding.
You will gain an understanding of current techniques, develop laboratory ‘bench’ skills, as well as strong communication skills and the ability to think independently, in preparation for employment or PhD studies.
A variety of learning and teaching methods such as lectures, seminars, practical laboratory classes and a laboratory-based research project are used.
Research pharmacologists – work in laboratories in universities, government research institutes or in industry conducting experiments to investigate how the body works, understanding what goes wrong when a disease strikes and developing drugs and their targets to reverse or prevent the disease.
Pharmacology teaching – as a pharmacologist your workplace could also be a university or college lecture theatre or laboratory teaching students a range subjects related to biology.
Clinical pharmacologists – once drugs have been developed in the laboratory clinical pharmacologists focus on the application of drugs for human use. Graduates with a pharmacology degree require further specialist training to become clinical pharmacologists. Visit www.bps.ac.uk/careers for further information.