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Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery PhD

Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy Drug Medicine Control (Nursing)

Course type


Course Summary

The programme brings together the leading international research team in GPCR biology/allosterism (at MIPS) with the leading international GPCR cell signalling team (at Nottingham). The programme will offer a combination of courses, workshops and laboratory-based training in all aspects of molecular pharmacology and drug discovery, taking advantage of the unique and complimentary expertise and facilities of both institutions. Graduates of the programme will receive a joint Monash University/Nottingham University PhD Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery Biology, and will be uniquely trained to tackle the challenging problem of developing more effective and selective therapies for diseases that are of global relevance to human suffering. The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain's leading graduate employers and can offer students a head-start when it comes to their career.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

International fees will be charged as follows: Research in the Division of Pharmacy Practice & Policy - £21,000, Other research - £24,990.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.