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Pharmacology degrees abroad

Pharmacology is the study of medicines and other drugs, and how they affect the body and fight against diseases. It is essential to all medical disciplines, and by studying pharmacology abroad you’ll cover aspects of a range of subjects including biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, neuroscience and genetics.

As a pharmacology graduate, you could help develop and improve medical treatments. Recent advancements in the field have resulted in better treatments for a range of diseases like AIDS, heart failure and malaria. If you’re interested in learning about how drugs work and want to play a part in discovering new treatments, then pharmacology could be the ideal program for you.

Studying pharmacology abroad means you can choose from a wide range of universities, colleges and medical schools from all over the world. You’ll be able to take advantage of facilities and quality teaching you might not be able to get at home, all while broadening your personal horizons and experiencing a new culture.

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Pharmacology program structure

Pharmacology programs abroad are available at all levels including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate. Bachelor’s are offered as a BSc, or some universities offer an MSci (sometimes called an MBiol), which gives you the option of extending your program by an extra year of research to convert it to a master’s.

Most bachelor’s programs are taught over three or four years, and if you study at a liberal arts college in the US you can study pharmacology as a major or minor subject. You can study a separate master’s program over one or two years if you already have a bachelor’s in pharmacology or a closely related subject.

At some of the top universities you’ll be taught and supported by leading researchers in the field, and you’ll learn through group tutorials, lectures, interactive workshops and practical laboratory work. In most modules you’ll be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, with a research-based dissertation in your final year.

The program content and modules offered by each university will differ, but there are some core subjects most will cover, including:

  • Biochemistry
  • Laboratory and scientific skills
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Systems physiology
  • Biomolecules
  • Disease and defense
  • Diagnostics and therapeutics
  • Dissertation and research skills

Pharmacology study abroad programs

Pharmacology undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in pharmacology

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    Pharmacy with honours - BPharm RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    29,485 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 45,120 AUD

    Start date
    February
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    Biology: Pharmacology/Toxicology (West Valley Campus) - BS Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    32,760 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,760 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Chemistry: Pre-Professional - Medicine, Dental and Pharmacy - BA/BSc Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,742 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,742 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Pharmacology - BSc/BSc (Hons) Western University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    30,654 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 41,633 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Pharmacology - BSc The University of British Columbia, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    45,391 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 61,649 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Associate in pharmacology

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    Entry to Pharmacy - ASc Selkirk College, Canada

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,586 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,020 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    Pharmacy - ASOT Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
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Pharmacology graduate programs

Master's in pharmacology

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    Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - MSc University of Alberta, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,401 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,410 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSc) - MSc The University of British Columbia, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,994 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,500 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmacology/Toxicology - MSc Florida A&M University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,868 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,868 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
    Show program overview about Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology/Toxicology
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    Pharmacology - Integrated MSc/PhD Duquesne University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    34,182 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,182 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
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    Pharmacology - MSc McGill University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,525 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,728 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Pharmacology (M.Sc.)

Doctorate in pharmacology

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    Pharmacy - PhD Florida A&M University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,669 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,669 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
    Show program overview about Pharmacy
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    Pharmacology - Integrated MSc/PhD Duquesne University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    34,182 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,182 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
    Show program overview about Pharmacology
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    Pharmacology and Therapeutics - PhD University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,522 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,859 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Pharmacy - Integrated Dual BPharm/Dual PharmD Ohio Northern University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    42,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 42,900 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Pharmacy - PharmD Wilkes University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    38,752 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 38,752 USD

    Start date
    January
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Future pharmacology careers

Pharmacology graduates are well placed to pursue a career in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, molecular sciences, biochemistry, and many others. Some of the most common roles for pharmacology students include:

  • Pharmacologist
  • Biochemist
  • Medical research scientist
  • Clinical scientist
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Medical salesperson
  • Medical/science writer
  • Science teacher
  • Toxicologist

A lot of pharmacology students who have graduated with a bachelor’s choose to continue their studies with a master’s in a related subject, and some go on to study for a doctorate degree.

To help you work out what career path to follow, your program may offer work placement opportunities that can help you gain valuable work experience. Most universities will also have a career service that can help you find the best route to your ideal job after graduation.