Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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PhD programmes

Our PhD in Pharmacy & Pharmacology is for graduates who are aiming for a career in academic or industrial research. The PhD is a research degree that is assessed by submission of a thesis and externally examined.

Students coming to do a PhD are normally registered for a MPhil degree and then transferred to the PhD course after one year.

Postgraduate students are offered a variety of practical training courses and are encouraged to attend international scientific meetings.

Projects are available across a wide range of disciplines in pharmaceutical and pharmacological sciences. Please see our research pages for details of the Department's research themes and potential areas that you could research.

For more postgraduate information please contact Malcolm Watson.

Life as a research postgraduate