Research course

Drug Delivery and Microbiology

Institution
Cardiff University · Welsh School of Pharmacy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/area/drug-delivery-and-microbiology

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Our aim is to

  • Understanding the nature of biological barriers and developing advanced systems to improve the delivery of therapeutics.
  • Understanding microbial survival strategies, microbial contamination of pharmaceutical products, control of microbial infection in healthcare environments.

Distinctive features

  • Imaging and cytometry facilities,
  • Containment laboratories and suites for prokaryote and eukaryote investigations,
  • Cell and molecular biology resources,
  • A dedicated ultra centrifuge suite, advanced chromatographic equipment,
  • Polymer chemistry equipment for synthesis and characterisation,
  • A GMP suite for clinical trial formulations

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk