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Pharmacology

Unit of study table (Table A)

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 02 December 2022.
View details of the changes below.

Pharmacology major

A major in Pharmacology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level units according to the following:
(a) 6 credit points of 2000-level PCOL coded units or
(b) 6 credit points of 2000-level MEDS coded pharmacology units for students in the Medical Science stream
(iv) 18 credit points of 3000-level major core units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project units

Pharmacology minor

A minor in Pharmacology requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level units according to the following:
(a) 6 credit points of 2000-level PCOL coded units or
(b) 6 credit points of 2000-level MEDS coded pharmacology units for students in the Medical Science stream
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level minor selective units

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Core
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6 A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February)
N BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6 A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1997
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6 A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1907
CHEM1011
Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A
6 N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1111 or CHEM1911 or CHEM1991
A There is no assumed knowledge of chemistry for this unit of study but students who have not completed HSC Chemistry (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Chemistry Bridging Course (offered in February)
CHEM1111
Chemistry 1A
6 A Students who have not completed HSC Chemistry (or equivalent) and HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Chemistry and Mathematics Bridging Courses (offered in February)
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1911 or CHEM1991
Students who have not completed secondary school chemistry are strongly advised to instead complete Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A in the first semester of the calendar year (unless you require 12 credit points of Chemistry and are commencing in semester 2). You should also take the Chemistry Bridging Course in advance (offered in February, and online year-round https://sydney.edu.au/students/bridging-courses.html).
CHEM1911
Chemistry 1A (Advanced)
6 A 80 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1111 or CHEM1991
CHEM1991
Chemistry 1A (Special Studies Program)
6 A 90 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1111 or CHEM1911

2000-level units of study

Core
PCOL2022
Clinical Applications of Pharmacology
6 A PCOL2021
P [(BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) or (MEDS1X01 or BIOL1XX8 or BIOL1XX3)] and (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N PCOL2555 or PCOL2012 or PCOL2922
PCOL2922
Clinical Applications of Pharmacology (Adv.)
6 A Fundamentals of pharmacology including pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics and molecular pharmacology, for example, as taught in PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002 or (BMED2401 and BMED2405)
P An average mark of 70 or above in [(BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) or (BIOL1XX3 or BIOL1XX8 or MEDS1X01)] and (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N PCOL2012 or PCOL2022 or PCOL2555
PCOL coded core
PCOL2021
Foundations of Pharmacology
6 A [(BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) or (MEDS1X01 or BIOL1XX8 or BIOL1XX3)
P CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903
N PCOL2555 or PCOL2011 or MEDS2002 or BMED2401 or BMED2801 or BMED2802 or BMED2804 or BMED2805 or BMED2806 or BMED2807 or BMED2808 or MEDS2002
MEDS coded pharmacology
MEDS2002
Foundations of Pharmacology
6 A [(BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) or (MEDS1X01 or BIOL1XX8 or BIOL1XX3)
P CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903
N PCOL2555 or PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or BMED2401 or BMED2801 or BMED2802 or BMED2804 or BMED2805 or BMED2806 or BMED2807 or BMED2808
This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the BSc (Medical Science)
(MEDS coded units of study are only available to students in the Medical Science stream).

3000-level units of study

Major core
PCOL3011
Toxicology
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2405)
N PCOL3911
PCOL3911
Toxicology (Advanced)
6 P a mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2405)]
N PCOL3011
PCOL3012
Drug Design and Development
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 6cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2405)] or 12cp from BCMB2XXX
N PCOL3912
PCOL3912
Drug Design and Development (Advanced)
6 P a mark of 70 or above in {(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 6cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2405)] or 12cp from BCMB2XXX}
N PCOL3012
PCOL3022
Neuropharmacology
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015)
N PCOL3922
PCOL3922
Neuropharmacology (Advanced)
6 P A mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915)]
N PCOL3022
Interdisciplinary Projects
PCOL3888
Pharmacology Interdisciplinary Project
6 P {(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 12cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2403 or BMED2405 or BMED2406)]} and (PCOL2012 or PCOL2022 or PCOL2922)
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 P 96 credit points
Minor selective
PCOL3011
Toxicology
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2405)
N PCOL3911
PCOL3911
Toxicology (Advanced)
6 P a mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2405)]
N PCOL3011
PCOL3012
Drug Design and Development
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 6cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2405)] or 12cp from BCMB2XXX
N PCOL3912
PCOL3912
Drug Design and Development (Advanced)
6 P a mark of 70 or above in {(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 6cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2405)] or 12cp from BCMB2XXX}
N PCOL3012
PCOL3022
Neuropharmacology
6 P (PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015)
N PCOL3922
PCOL3922
Neuropharmacology (Advanced)
6 P A mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915)]
N PCOL3022
PCOL3888
Pharmacology Interdisciplinary Project
6 P {(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or [BMED2401 and 12cp from (BMED2402 or BMED2403 or BMED2405 or BMED2406)]} and (PCOL2012 or PCOL2022 or PCOL2922)

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
02/12/2022 Prerequisites (P) for PCOL3922 published as:
A mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015)]
Prerequisites (P) for PCOL3922 amended to:
A mark of 70 or above in [(PCOL2011 or PCOL2021 or MEDS2002) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402 and BMED2405) or (ANAT2010 or ANAT2910) or (PSYC2010 or PSYC2910 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915)]