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University of Bedfordshire

Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons)

Foundation Year, Undergraduate
3 years, 4 years
Tuition fee

Course description

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The Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons) course takes place at undergraduate level with the main aim of developing a scientific background in the pharmaceutical industry. Students develop their knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their formulation and creation. Additionally, students study subjects such as translational biology and pharmacogenetics.

Why choose the Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons) degree course?

  • Partners of the course include industry companies such as Glaxo Smith Kline, Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and Cellmark Forensics.
  • Faculty members are involved in current clinical research on a variety of viral, autoimmune and civilization diseases
  • Students benefit from a modern STEM building

What skills are acquired on the course?

  • Students gain knowledge in biochemical and pharmaceutical sciences
  • The Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons) course curriculum includes subjects such as health science, chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, cell science
  • In the final stage of the course, students explore immunology, pharmacogenetics, translational medicine, toxicology
  • The course includes practical laboratory activities

Where to study this course?

Our offering for the Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons) degree is at the University Square Campus in Luton.

This course is organized by:
School of Life Sciences

This course awards the qualifications:
BSc Hons

Foundation year:

Pre-settle/Settle status/UK passport*/indefinitive leave to remain


Two years’ working experience(CV)
High school or technical school leaving certificate with an average of 3.0/ Baccalaureate passed at 45% overall

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 4.5pct level (scale 1-8)

Year one:

Pre-settle/Settle status/ British passport/indefinitive leave to remain


Baccalaureate passed with an average of 60% in all subjects

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 5.5pts (scale 1-8)
*People who only hold a UK passport can only apply through our agency if they are over 25 years of age