What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A-Level Chemistry or Biology at Grade C + one other Science subject required.
UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies & Critical Thinking not accepted.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This course explores how chemicals – in particular, drugs – interact with living systems both in health and disease. It focuses on biological rather than chemical processes, and meets the curriculum requirements set out by the British Pharmacological Society. The course includes the option to undertake extended work experience.
Examples of Modules: Year 1 - Genes, Cells and Tissues; The Chemical Foundations of Life; Scientific and Laboratory Skills; Human Physiology; Year 2 - Molecular Biology of the Cell; Principles of Pharmacology with Research Methods; Infection and Immunity; System Pharmacology; Year 3 - Sandwich year; Year 4 - Current Concepts in Biomolecular Science; Chemotherapy of Infectious and Neoplastic Diseases; Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics OR Brain and Behaviour; Project/Dissertation (Bioscience)
At Kingston University we offer world-class facilities, award-winning resources, an enviable location, excellent links with industry and a diverse student population. We make it our goal to provide you with the skills and experiences you need to go on and make a difference – to your own life and those around you.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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