Cannot be taken with: BMS21001, BMS21003, BMS243

Aims/Description: The module focuses on molecular physiology and pharmacology, with students covering advanced concepts in areas such as receptors, pharmacokinetics and systems such as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and nervous system. Within these systems you will consider a number of pathophysiological conditions. Supporting content will cover areas related to the human development and cellular and molecular biology, providing a broad understanding of areas that support understanding of physiology. You will develop practical and analytical skills with the completion of physiology and pharmacological practical classes. In addition, sessions on employability will allow you to develop key skills for the future.

Restrictions on availability: May not also study BMS239, BMS243, BMS244 and BMS245 with this module. Only available to students inBiomedical Science.

Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Classroom testing, Practical skills assessment, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Biomedical Science):

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