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Major

Pharmacology

    Overview

    Some drugs save lives, some destroy lives.

    Pharmacology is the study of the interaction between drugs and humans (and other animals) – it's how we find out what works, and what doesn’t.

    In this major you can choose a research project that could contribute to advances in the treatment of diabetes, heart attack, asthma, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and many other ailments affecting humans.

    Maybe you’ll be inspired to set off on a research path in this $1 trillion industry. Or maybe your new-found knowledge will take you into business or government.

    You’ll be studying in the heart of Australia’s pharmaceutical industry, so look out for opportunities to connect with the many companies and institutes located nearby.

    You can study this major through the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science.