This course is typically delivered over 4 years.
Your core curriculum for the first year focuses on Chemistry and the Life Sciences. You’ll take modules such as:
- Chemistry for the Life Sciences 1 (15 Credits)
- Chemistry for the Life Sciences 2 (15 Credits)
- Introduction to Medical Sciences (15 Credits)
- Introduction to the Science of Sport, Exercise and Health (15 Credits)
- The Cell (15 Credits)
…as well as preparing for your career with the Professional Skills Part 1 module.
In year 2, you will focus more Immunity, Infection, Genetics and Biology, with modules including:
- Energy for Life (15 Credits)
- Foundation Skills for Medical Sciences (15 Credits)
- Genes and Evolution (15 Credits)
- Microbes, Infection and Immunity (15 Credits)
- Molecular Biology of the Gene (15 Credits)
- Physiology of Human Cells (15 Credits)
- Physiology of Human Organ Systems (15 Credits)
- Research Skills for Medical Sciences (15 Credits)
In year three you will look in depth at toxicology, pharmacology and related matters with modules such as:
- Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology (30 Credits)
- Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology (15 Credits)
- Fundamentals of Immunology (15 Credits)
- Mechanisms of Disease and Principles of Chemotherapy (15 Credits)
In your Honours year, you’ll shift focus again to high level modules which build on your previous experience, as well as delivering a project involving Pharmacology or Immunology, worth 60 credits.