Pharmacology is the study of drugs.  It deals mainly with the effects of drugs on animals, especially human beings. Pharmacology is commonly subdivided into pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Pharmacy is the study of medicinal substances. It deals mainly with the action of drugs on biological systems.

Top UK universities for Pharmacology & Pharmacy:

1 UCL
2 Leeds
3 Cardiff
4 Strathclyde
5 Nottingham
6 Queen's, Belfast
7 Liverpool
8 Bath
9 School of Pharmacy
10 Bristol
11 Dundee
12 Aston
13 UEA
14 Southampton
15 Robert Gordon
16 Newcastle
17 Manchester
18 Sunderland
19 Hertfordshire
20 Brighton
21 King's College London
22 De Montfort
23 Greenwich
24 Bradford
25 Liverpool John Moores
26 Kingston
27 Portsmouth

Source: Guardian League Table 2009

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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