Pharmacology

The University of Melbourne
In Melbourne (Australia)

Price on request

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Melbourne (Australia)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Entry requirements & Prerequisites This major is available through more than one course, both of which have their own separate entry requirements. You can read more on the the Bachelor of Biomedicine & Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Science Extended pages.
Available through the Bachelor of Biomedicine & Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Science Extended

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Melbourne
Parkville Street, VIC 3010, Victoria, Australia
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What you'll learn on the course

Pharmacology

Course programme

Studies in this discipline are available in both the

Pharmacology contributes to major advances in the treatment of diabetes, heart attack, asthma, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and many other ailments affecting the human race. Breakthroughs are continually being made as a deeper understanding of how the body works has developed from the analysis of drug actions.

In this major you will study the interaction between chemical agents and living matter, and learn about the action mechanisms of biologically active substances like therapeutic agents, agricultural, household and industrial chemicals.

Careers

A Pharmacology major will provide the springboard for you to enter a career in many areas of biomedical research and associated industries.

Graduates will gain an in depth understanding of drug actions and a broad appreciation of the scientific process of knowledge acquisition and problem solving.

As a pharmacology graduate, you can be employed in various roles in the pharmaceutical industry, universities, research institutes, government departments and other associated industries throughout the world.