Research course

Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences - Research

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMResDPharm

Entry requirements

Candidates for the degrees of PhD or MPhil must normally hold a first or second class Honours degree of a British university, or an equivalent qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Interdisciplinary research using a range of approaches and techniques in recently refurbished, well-equipped laboratories. Facilities for small and large scale microbial fermentation, animal cell culture, sensory analysis, waste control and analysis, electron microscopy, etc. Collaborations internally and externally with Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Hannah Research Institute and industrial links.

Research within the Institute is advanced through six Research Groups:

Cardiovascular Research
Cell Biology
Infection, Immunity and Microbiology
Medicines Use and Health
Neuroscience
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department specialisms

Biomedical and Bioprocess Microbiology including biomedical and Food microbiology, Environmental biotechnology, Fermentation technology; Molecular Bioscience including Molecular toxicology, Glycobiology, Molecular microbiology; Food Science.

Information for international students

Many international research collaborations. Over 30% of research students are international.

Fees and funding

Research Councils, University, British Council, Commonwealth Scholarships, Government.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
48 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MRes

full time
12 months

DPharm

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Allison Reid
Email
sipbs-postgrad@strath.ac.uk
Phone
0141 548 2135