An honours degree (minimum 2:1), or the overseas equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
Months of entry
January, April, July, September
Course contentThe School is dedicated to improving the design, development and use of medicines within six research themes: design of novel anti-cancer compounds; improving understanding and design of anti infective and novel diagnostic agents; prediction of pharmacokinetics in humans; delivery and pharmacokinetics of biopharmaceuticals; controlled and responsive drug delivery; and policy-relevant medicines research. Students normally register on a project related to one of these themes. Students attend mandatory and optional training courses, many in the form of one- or two-day workshops and participate in assessed research presentations. The degree is awarded on the quality of the final research thesis.
Anticancer and Antiparasitic Rational Drug Design and Synthesis; Bacterial Biofilms; Cell and Tumour Biology; Drug Delivery and Targeting; Nanoparticle and Nanopharmaceutical Technology; P450 Biochemistry; Phytopharmacy; Combinational Chemistry; Peptide.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575 paper based or 230 computer based.
Fees and fundingThe majority of funding for PhD study is sourced from the UK Research Councils, Industry, Charitable Trusts or Employers. Further information is available from the School website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
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