Research course

Pharmacology

Institution
University of Cambridge · Department of Pharmacology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's or taught master's degree in Pharmacology or a related science (e.g. Anatomy; Biochemistry; Experimental Psychology; Genetics; Pathology; Pharmacology; Physiology; Plant Sciences; Zoology; Biotechnology) at least at 2.1 level.

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

Provides research training leading to a PhD degree in Pharmacology. Courses aimed at providing transferable skills training and specialist research skills are provided in the Department and through the Graduate School of Life Sciences www.bio.cam.ac.uk/gradschool

Department specialisms

Cellular Signalling; Vascular Pharmacology; Atomic Force Microscopy; Drug Resistance in Cancer Chemotherapy; Pain Mechanisms; Neurodegenerative Disease; Ion Channels; Angiogenesis; Secretory Mechanisms; Receptor Trafficking.

Information for international students

Overseas students may receive funding from Cambridge Trusts including the Cambridge Gates Trust (see www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud/admissions/index.html and www.gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk

Fees and funding

MRC & BBSRC studentships, applications may be made to medical research charities such as the British Heart Foundation.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Robin Hiley
Email
crh1@cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 334018
Fax
01223 334040