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BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5216

UCAS CodeHW12

Study ModeFull Time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 years

Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

Within this course students will engage in the study of the human body, how drugs work and are used to treat disease and how drugs can help to understand body functioning and the disease process with specialist subject options available in years 2 and 3. The course will provide students the opportunity to learn more about a range of disciplines including; pathophysiology, biochemistry, anatomy, cell biology and molecular biology. In addition students will develop their study skills in order to successfully engage within their lessons and an understanding of careers available within the field. Year 1 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Years 2 and 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2020/21 is £6000.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5216

UCAS CodeHW12

Study ModeFull Time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 years

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Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021, 06/09/2021

Cost Information

Year 1 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Year 2 and 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2020/21 is £6000.

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, DIstinction, Merit Appropriate Access to HE Course: 112 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits with distinction in Chemistry or Biology GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

Modules

Modules include: Year 0 FDE (Burnley) Skills for Science Biology Chemistry Physical Science Biochemistry Environmental Science Year 1 (Burnley) Fundamentals of Biosciences Essential Skills in Biosciences Bioscience in Practice Year 2 (Preston) Bioscience Practical Skills Molecules to Cells Physiology and Pharmacology Year 3 (Preston) Research Project Molecular Neuropharmacology Drug Development Contemporary Topics in Physiology

Assessment

This course will be assessed using a combination of methods including essays and practical reports, data handling exercises, oral and poster presentations, written and multiple choice exams, course work and peer assessment.

Careers & Progression

Graduates gain employment in a variety of fields including; clinical (for example Bio Medical Scientist, Clinical Scientist, Audiology, Vet Pathology and Public Health), industry (for example Pharmaceuticals, Bio Technology, Product Development and Patenting Drugs). Further study can include MSc, PhD, Medicine or Dentistry. There is also the opportunity to progress into research careers, for example hospital or research institutes or clinical trials.

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