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What is Pharmacology?

Pharmacology examines the interaction between drugs and living systems, particularly molecular interactions of drugs at the organ, tissue and cellular level.

The study of Pharmacology plays an increasingly important part in medicine as well as being of central importance in the education of pharmacists, toxicologists and veterinarians.

Professional positions for pharmacologists often occur in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries in the research, testing, administration, and management of drugs.

Pharmacology as part of your Diploma

UNSW Diploma students learn the fundamentals required for their future studies in discipline-specific diploma courses that are equivalent to First Year undergraduate courses at UNSW Sydney.

The added support that diploma students receive will equip them with academic and English skills and ensure they are well prepared for their journey into Second Year at UNSW Sydney.

Pharmacology Diploma Courses

View an example of the courses you will be studying in your First Year at UNSW Global below.

  • Mathematics 1A
  • Mathematics 1B
  • Chemistry A: Atoms, Molecules & Energy
  • Chemistry B: Elements, Compounds & Life
  • Molecules, Cells and Genes
  • Applied Biomolecular Sciences
  • Evolutionary & Functional Biology
  • Communication & Academic Literacy

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