Program Information

School: Western University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Pharmacology
Description: Creativity is the essence of Science at Western. Engage your intellectual curiosity to recognize the deeper patterns formed from observations, experimentation, facts and probabilities.

Study how drugs act on biological systems to modify physiological functions in health and disease. Understand the range of targets for drug action and the therapeutic uses of some important drugs. Discover the adverse effects of both drugs and chemicals on humans and other biological systems and learn how technology is an integral part of risk/ safety evaluation. Courses offered by the department cover a wide range of topics, including: molecular pharmacology, human toxicology, chemotherapy, neuropharmacology and cardiovascular pharmacology.

The Faculty of Science offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Please see website for more information.

URL: Pharmacology at Western University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,931

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 90 to 92
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Although Western offers first year Physics courses that do not require secondary school Physics as a prerequisite, it is strongly recommended that students complete Physics, SPH4U.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]