On this major you will research the interaction between chemical agents and living matter, and learn concerning the action mechanisms of biologically lively substances like therapeutic brokers, agricultural, household and industrial chemicals. This program emphasizes the experimental and laboratory aspects of pharmacology through the ability to seek for info, design applicable experiments, perform experiments individually and as a member of a group, analyze data, and talk and write effectively.
Careers for a pharmacologist include tutorial positions (medical and non-medical), governmental positions, non-public industrial positions, science writing, scientific patents and legislation, consultation, biotech and pharmaceutical employment, the alcohol trade, food business, forensics/legislation enforcement, public well being, and environmental/ecological sciences.
Our wide-ranging Pharmacology BSc course has been designed to present you a sound understanding of the biological motion of medicine and chemicals, the way they work at the molecular, mobile and programs stage and their use in medicines for the therapy of illness.
However, the course may also equip you with a range of transferrable skills, together with information gathering, analysis and interpretation, presentation and team-work that are recognised and valued by employers in both the public and private sector throughout a wide range of industries.
Our school and research laboratories are positioned within the Medical Sciences Constructing (our administrative dwelling) on the St. George campus in downtown Toronto as well as within quite a lot of close by college departments, faculties, university-affiliated research institutes and educating hospitals.