Study pharmacology at the University of Reading and develop key skills sought by the pharmaceutical industry.
We've aligned our programmes with the British Pharmacological Society's core curricula, providing you with knowledge and skills that are recognised by employers. Your learning will also focus on bioinformatics and how to analyse large biological data sets – a key requirement for pharmacologists.
Our programmes teach you the essentials of pharmacology, including:
principles of drug action and molecular targets
key mathematical principles and skills
mathematical and computer modelling.
Reading is a top twenty institution in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (ranked 13th in the Guardian University Guide, 2020). We have recently invested £60m in our new Health and Life Sciences Building, which provides:
dedicated research and teaching laboratories
study and social space.
The University is located near the headquarters of several pharmaceutical companies, offering great opportunities for networking. You will also have the option to spend a year in industry with our four-year BSc Pharmacology with a Year in Industry.