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PED3012 : Integrated Pharmacology

  • Offered for Year: 2024/25
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Sarah Judge
  • Lecturer: Dr Christina Elliott, Dr Scott Walker, Dr Simon Wilkinson, Dr Lindsey Ferrie
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus

Your programme is made up of credits, the total differs on programme to programme.

Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0
European Credit Transfer System


The PED3012 module (Integrated Pharmacology) is designed to:

1. encourage students to consolidate their knowledge of pharmacological topics as taught through the Pharmacology programme.

2. reinforce the development of important critical skills including interpretation of the scientific literature, data analysis and problem solving.

3.provide a support framework to enable effective and planned revision ahead of the final written examinations.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module provides a review of key topics including pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, neuropharmacology, toxicology and clinical pharmacology.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching11:001:00In person - seminar
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching52:0010:00In person - seminars
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study189:0089:00Revision and general reading
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The seminars are used to review the core scientific material and key concepts in a concise manner (K1, S1-S2) and to direct students towards important original sources of information in the study guides providing a framework for guided independent study and revision (K1, S1-S2). Several seminars provide experience of abstract and data analysis using practice questions to stimulate informal discussion and aid in the development of critical skills and problem solving (K1, S1-S3). The seminars provide opportunities to increase understanding by reflection and discussion. (K1).

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1802A100Invigilated exam. Students to answer all questions.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination tests the ability to integrate and use core knowledge and understanding from across the programme in the interpretation of new information (K1, S1-S3). The data analysis components of the examination test critical thinking, problem solving and interpretation (K1, S1-S3).

Reading Lists