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Pharmacology at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

This program emphasizes the experimental and laboratory aspects of pharmacology. You'll learn both the whole-animal and isolated-tissue techniques, as well as biochemical and chemical procedures. Skills that are stressed include the ability to search for information, design appropriate experiments, carry out experiments individually and as a member of a team, analyze data, and communicate and write effectively.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • Yes Honours Option

Entry to Pharmacology is competitive, and is made in third year, following two years in basic science. In this program, you will study the actions and mechanisms of drugs in biology and medicine. You will learn both whole-animal and isolated-tissue techniques as you explore the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs.

In your first and second years, you will take a basic science program. This program emphasizes the experimental and laboratory aspects of pharmacology through the ability to search for information, design appropriate experiments, carry out experiments individually and as a member of a team, analyze data, and communicate and write effectively. As a graduate, you will be broadly trained in all aspects of pharmacology.

Campus features

Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre includes UBC Hospital site on the UBC Vancouver campus.

Program Requirements

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