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PhD/MPhil Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

PhD/MPhil Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Pharmacy Pharmacology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Programme description

Our PhD/MPhil Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Our areas of research within pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences include:

  • development of novel nucleic acid-based diagnostics and therapeutics;
  • modelling and simulation of pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions and pharmacodynamics in healthy virtual populations;
  • modelling and simulation of pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions and pharmacodynamics in patient populations;
  • analysis of inter-individual variability in drug metabolizing enzyme activity;
  • optimal design of early phase clinical trials with new therapies and drug combinations;
  • applications of systems biology approach to prediction of drug absorption, distribution and Elimination;
  • extrapolation of in vitro data to predict in vivo pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics;
  • applications of PKPD in drug development and therapeutics, particularly endocrinology, drug abuse, and paediatric pharmacology.

Teaching and learning

PhD/MPhil programmes are based on individual research projects that last three to four years (PhD) or one year (MPhil), working with a specific Primary Supervisor and Co-Supervisor(s).

Applicants are specifically matched with a Primary Supervisor and individual project based on their research interests and background.

Career opportunities

Your postgraduate research degree will open up a range of career opportunities after you graduate.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

25,500

Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.