Resources for supporting careers conversations about pharmacology

There are lots of resources available to support career conversations with students about pharmacology. Take a look at the information below to support your conversations about pharmacology careers: 

Resources from the Society

If you would like to discuss the possibility of a pharmacologist attending your careers fair, please send the team an email.

Resources from outside the Society

  • Future Morph is a careers website for secondary school students. You can read about scientist stories on the Future Morph poster.
  • UCAS has details on the entry requirements for Pharmacology degrees to help you choose your A Levelsubjects
  • The Russell Group’s Informed Choices website: this can help you find out more about subject choice and the impact that A levels (or equivalent) can have on degree options. 
  • The Royal Society of Biology's Becoming a Biologist: Degrees and Careers in Biology booklet contains information on different types of biological degree and the qualifications you will need to study them, the skills you can gain from studying biological studies, and advice about careers you can do after graduating.
  • Alternatives to a Degree options are available for students who wish to pursue a career in the biosciences but are unsure if a degree is right for them.
  • The Institute of Cancer Research  have created a set of resources around creating cancer treatments aimed at GCSE students. These include a video, lesson plans and a presentation.

Resources for supporting aspiring clinical pharmacologists

The British Pharmacological Society publishes a specific Careers in Clinical Pharmacology leaflet. You can also order printed copies of this leaflet, please get in touch with us if you would like to do so.