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You will learn the molecular basis of drug action and explore how cutting-edge biotechnology and biomedical research advances pharmacological knowledge. Detailed coverage includes: genetic variability in drug action, protein structure-activity relationships, receptor-ligand interactions, signal transduction, biochemical and molecular aspects of drug targets and their signalling mechanisms.  The course has a strong focus on developing research and analytical skills.


Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: PHAR2011. Highly recommended BIOC2201 or BIOC2101 or BIOC2181

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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