Pharmacology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Staffordshire University 100% 5% 5% £9250 £14000 86 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Keele 88% 0% 3% £9250 £19800 131 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 88% 0% 3% £9250 £24000 131 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 100% 5% 5% £9250 £14000 86 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Ulster University 97% 5% 5% £9250 £15360 139 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 5% 5% £9250 £21150 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% £12500 £27000 168 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 92% 0% 5% £8784 £20885 168 Bradford On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 69% 0% 5% £9250 £21400 148 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 71% 5% 20% £9250 £16000 125 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 98% 0% 4% £9250 £15900 99 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 100% 1% 0% £9250 £21150 217 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 100% 4% 10% £9250 £25700 152 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Reading 44% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 103 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 71% 5% 5% £9250 £16000 141 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Reading 44% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 103 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Reading 44% 0% 15% £9250 £23700 103 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 63% 0% 10% £9250 £23650 212 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 10% 10% £9250 £21150 189 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 63% 0% 10% £9250 £23650 212 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 92% 5% 10% £7250 £14250 143 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 77% 5% 2% £4565 £24600 163 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 77% 5% 2% £2362 £5000 163 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
University of Bradford 77% 5% 2% £8784 £20885 163 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 77% 5% 2% £7250 £14250 163 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 78% 0% 0% £7100 £14500 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 78% 0% 0% £8250 £13275 111 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 78% 0% 0% £8750 £14500 111 London On campus Part-time
University of Bradford 78% 0% 0% £8784 £20885 111 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 78% 0% 0% £9400 £19800 111 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 78% 0% 0% £7250 £14250 111 Sunderland On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 78% 0% 0% £9300 £13750 111 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 78% 0% 0% £1035 £1805 111 London On campus Part-time
Hull York Medical School 78% 0% 0% £9730 £23300 111 Heslington On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 78% 0% 0% £7900 £16000 111 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 100% 0% 5% £9000 £12600 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 95% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 162 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 5% 10% £9250 £21150 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 92% 0% 5% £9250 £13200 166 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 92% 0% 5% £9250 £15900 166 Lincoln On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 91% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 132 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 97% 2% 3% £8784 £20885 157 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 90% 0% 13% £7704 £15300 118 Brighton On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12250 171 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 77% 1% 15% £9250 £14500 86 London On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
University of West London 82% 1% 5% £9250 £13250 144 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 27% £9250 £23700 118 Reading On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 69% 0% 5% £9250 £21400 148 Belfast On campus Full-time
Teesside University 64% 9% 25% £9250 £13000 70 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 27% £9250 £23700 118 Reading On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 100% 0% 5% £9000 £12600 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 77% 0% 8% £9250 £11000 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 80% 0% 10% £2310 £3894 51 London On campus Part-time
University of East Anglia 79% 0% 15% £9250 £21700 £22800 92 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East London 75% 10% 25% £9250 £13740 106 London On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 91% 0% 2% £9250 £25000 151 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 85% 0% 5% £9250 £18300 98 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 96% 10% 5% £9250 £14400 88 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 94% 5% 0% £9250 £24700 156 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 81% 0% 10% £9250 £16000 143 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 77% 0% 8% £9250 £16100 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of West London 82% 1% 5% £9250 £13250 144 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 93% 5% 5% £9250 £21150 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University College London 68% 5% 5% £9250 £28500 185 London On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 100% 0% 10% £9250 £16000 119 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 90% 5% 5% £27750 £84080 £95800 216 Glasgow On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 74% 0% 10% £9250 £15576 51 London On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 0% £9250 £30400 202 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 74% 0% 10% £9250 £15576 51 London On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 71% 10% 14% £9250 £14750 92 Leicester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 64% 9% 25% £9250 £13000 70 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 1% 4% £9250 £26500 143 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of East London 75% 10% 25% £9250 £13740 106 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 82% 1% 5% £9250 £13250 144 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 27% £9250 £23700 118 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 90% 0% 0% £9250 £21580 144 Southampton On campus Full-time
St George's, University of London 62% 0% 5% £9250 £19250 119 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 96% 10% 5% £9250 £14400 88 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 82% 1% 5% £9250 £13250 144 Ealing On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 85% 0% 5% £9000 £23450 159 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 55% 1% 7% £9250 £13200 120 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 79% 0% 0% £9250 £23650 205 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 67% 0% 16% £9250 £15900 120 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 69% 0% 5% £9250 £21400 158 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield - - - £7900 £16000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield - - - £7900 £17000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln - - - £9250 £15900 - Lincoln On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University - - 30% £9250 £14000 - Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University - - 30% - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester - - 30% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh - - 30% - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 88% 0% 0% £9250 - 128 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 80% - 20% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 80% - 20% £6000 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% - - 168 Manchester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 92% 0% 5% - - 168 Sheffield On campus Part-time
Loughborough University of Technology 69% 0% 5% - - 148 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 100% 0% 10% - - 161 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 91% 5% 5% £9250 - 174 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 89% 0% 2% - - 114 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 97% 0% 0% - - 157 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 89% 5% 0% - - 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 89% 0% 2% - - 114 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 89% 5% 0% - - 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 89% 0% 0% - - 124 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 97% 2% 3% - - 157 Bath On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 80% - - £9250 £14000 84 London On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 83% 5% 0% - - 135 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 83% 5% 0% - - 135 Manchester On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 84% 0% 11% £9250 - 131 London On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 83% 5% 10% - - 112 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 92% 5% 10% £9250 - 143 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 92% 5% 10% - - 143 Loughborough On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 92% 5% 10% £6600 - 143 Manchester On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 92% 5% 10% - - 143 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 92% 5% 10% - - 143 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 77% 5% 2% - - 163 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Sheffield 77% 5% 2% - - 163 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 77% 5% 2% - - 163 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Aberdeen 77% 5% 2% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Oxford On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Coventry University 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Coventry On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Belfast On campus Full-time
Kingston University 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Leeds On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Hatfield On campus Full-time
King's College London 78% 0% 0% - - 111 London On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 78% 0% 0% - - 111 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 156 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 97% 2% 3% - - 157 Bath On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 97% 2% 3% - - 157 Belfast On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 97% 2% 3% - - 157 Nottingham On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 97% 2% 3% - - 157 Nottingham On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bath 100% 0% 0% - - 144 Bath On campus Full-time
Kingston University 97% 10% 13% £9250 - 89 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 103 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 82% 0% 0% £6165 - 103 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 70% 5% 5% £9250 - 127 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 75% 0% 10% - - 165 Leeds On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 82% 1% 0% £9250 - 111 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 38% 5% 15% £9250 - 138 Preston On campus Full-time
Kingston University 97% 10% 13% £9250 - 89 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Salford 38% 5% 5% - - 113 Salford On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Kingston University 97% 10% 0% £9250 - 115 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% - 0% - - 138 Swansea On campus Full-time
Kingston University 97% 10% 13% £9250 - 89 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 10% - - 193 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 70% 5% 10% £9250 - 98 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Salford 38% 5% 5% - - 113 Salford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 77% 0% 0% £9250 - 145 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 84% 0% 5% - - 171 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Burnley College - - 10% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 0% - - 142 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 93% 0% 15% - - 146 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 70% 5% 5% £9250 - 127 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 38% 5% 15% £6000 - 138 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 95% 5% 5% - - 96 Hatfield On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 124 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 60% 1% 0% £9250 - 102 Chester On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 69% 0% 9% £6780 - 124 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 86% 5% 20% - - 95 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of East London 91% - 25% £9250 £13740 103 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 0% - - 142 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of East London 91% - 25% £9250 £13740 103 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 89% - 11% £9250 - 85 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 79% 0% 15% £9250 - 92 Norwich On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 92% 0% 5% £9250 - 154 London On campus Full-time
University of Bath 97% 0% 10% - - 152 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 69% - 0% £9250 £13000 82 Sunderland On campus Full-time
King's College London 79% 5% 0% £9250 - 165 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 89% - 11% £9250 - 85 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Coventry University 96% 10% 0% - - 121 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 38% 5% 5% £9250 - 117 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 86% 5% 0% - - 153 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 92% 0% 5% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 69% - 0% £9250 £13000 82 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 82% 1% 0% £9250 - 111 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 38% 5% 5% £6000 - 117 Preston On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% - 0% - - 138 Swansea On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
83 /100
1034 students of Pharmacology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Pharmacology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23937 £23781 £28693
25-75 percentile range £20451 - £27704 £17715 - £30522 £21553 - £38117

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23167 £23929 £27154
25-75 percentile range £18083 - £27083 £16429 - £27786 £16654 - £32346

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Pharmacology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Pharmacology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Pharmacology

  • Civil Service
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Intellectual Property Office
  • National Health Service
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies
  • Universities

Specialisations within Pharmacology

  • Addiction Studies
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Musculoskeletal Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Resuscitation Sciences
  • Toxicology
  • Women's Health

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Pharmacology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Pharmacology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Pharmacology at Kingston University

20% Teaching Professionals
15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Quality and Regulatory Professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Design occupations
5% Sports and fitness occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Pharmacology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Pharmacology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Pharmacology studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Chemistry (Honours) - MChem (Hons)
  • Master of Chemistry - MChem
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Medicine - MD
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Biological Sciences - MBiolSci
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Masters in Research - MRes
  • Master of Pharmacology - MPharmacol
  • Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences - MPharmSci
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

The median salary of graduates of Pharmacology was £23937 15 months after graduation, £23781 3 years after graduation and £28693 5 years after graduation.

Biological Science (Optional pathways in Ecology and Environmental Management/Genomics/Pharmacology/Pre-Med) at Staffordshire University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.