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Pharmacology is an increasingly important part of the study of medicine as well as being of central importance in the education of pharmacists, toxicologists and veterinarians. Professional positions for pharmacologists often occur in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries in the testing and research of drugs as well as in administration and management.
Study Level


Minimum Units of Credit


Specialisation Type


Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 66 UOC.

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Recommended Electives

The following courses are not required but are recommended as good complementary courses for this major:

BIOC3111 Molecular Biology of Proteins (6 UOC)
BIOC3271 Molecular Cell Biology 2 (6 UOC)
CHEM6041 Analytical Chem: Frontier Tech (6 UOC)
NEUR3221 Neurophysiology (6 UOC)
PHSL3211 Cardiovascular Physiology and (6 UOC)
PHSL3221 Endocrine, Reproductive & Dev. (6 UOC)

Additional Information


Students interested in pursuing Honours in Pharmacology should refer to program 4500 I Science (Honours) and the Pharmacology Honours handbook entries.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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