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PhD (School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences) Doctorate

PhD (School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences) Doctorate

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JUN-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Pharmacy Medical Sciences

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

Apply to study your PhD at the Bradford School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, which encompasses multidisciplinary research in the Centre of Pharmaceutical Engineering Science and is also research active in the following areas:

  • Education Innovation Research & Development
  • Medicines Development and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Medicines Optimisation
  • Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

We welcome applications for postgraduate research degrees all year round, and will consider alternative starting dates when the timing doesn't fit with our two enrolment intake dates: October and February.

What you will study

We aim to train multidisciplinary researchers capable of working as independent investigators and/or academics across the public and private sectors. Each individual team member is encouraged to expand their horizons overarching various aspects of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice.

The Faculty of Life Sciences is the largest in the University with an active PGR community. The University strategy is implemented at Faculty level within an institutional PGR Framework and is in line with QAA/RCUK recommendations. Each PGR student is a member of Bradford School of Pharmacy affiliated to a one of our research groups. PGR students are allocated to the supervisory team comprising of the principal investigator of the project and the second supervisor.

Career prospects

Many of our graduates find employment as post-doctoral research and development scientists, analytical scientists in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries, research managers, academics, clinical researchers in the NHS and other managed care organisations, in the UK, the EU and overseas.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,442

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Faculty research is very important and recruitment of high quality postgraduate research students is a key part of the Faculty of Life Sciences strategic plan. Selection of PGR students will be subject to successful interview (either in person or by skype or conference call) by the supervisory team and one independent member of academic staff with significant PGR supervisory experience.

University information

The University of Bradford uses technology to benefit society through its teaching and research. There are world-class facilities on site, and students enjoy a high-tech learning environment at this city centre university. The University employs industry-leading academics for its courses and has been conducting ground-breaking research for over 50 years. The campus is one of the most sustainable in the UK. Buildings are made using hemp, and...more