University of Hertfordshire: Pharmacology

InstitutionUniversity of Hertfordshire
Department Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Taught


This programme gives you in-depth knowledge of the scientific basis of drug discovery and development, which has revolutionised the pharmaceutical industry in recent years. Our involvement with international drug companies has allowed us to keep our courses fully up-to-date. With our excellent facilities, emphasis on practical work, and teaching underpinned by the latest research, you will be qualified for research and development positions in pharmaceutical companies, as well as a wide range of other roles in industry.

The programme will have a heavy emphasis on practical work and will cover the following areas:

Pharmacological and relevant physiological principles
Molecular biology techniques in pharmacology
The application of bioinformatics to drug discovery
Quantitative aspects of pharmacology
Case studies in drug discovery
Molecular medicine
Neuro-degenerative diseases
Safety evaluation
Research project


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