Health Sciences Calendar
2005 - 2006

3.5.22 Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The program of instruction in Pharmacology and Therapeutics is designed to provide a systematic coverage of the principles of drug action for the more important groups of drugs, the factors that control and modify their effects and the basis for selection and use of drugs in the treatment of disease.

Core Courses

This Department contributes to the multidisciplinary curriculum components of Basis of Medicine, Introduction to Clinical Medicine and Back to Basics.

Other Courses

The Department offers a range of different level courses on the principles of pharmacology and therapeutics with emphasis on the sites and mechanisms of action of drugs from whole body to molecular interactions. The compounds covered are representative of classes of drugs used in the treatment of human disease. These courses are available to students registered in the B.Sc. programs. The Department also offers a graduate program leading to the M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees. See the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Calendar and the Faculty of Science section of the Undergraduate Programs Calendar.

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