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Physiology and Pharmacology PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Physiology (Human) Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

The programme consists of a combination of research skills training provided by the Graduate School Postgraduate Training Programme, together with supervised independent research, leading to completion of a PhD thesis.

Our students enjoy expert supervision, extensive training, leading-edge facilities, strong industrial links with major pharma companies and the opportunity to undertake short commercial placements. The school encourages students to present their own original research as abstracts and oral and/or poster communications within the school and at national and international scientific meetings.

Research facilities

We have excellent facilities for conducting research projects in molecular, cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, endocrine and neuro- physiology and pharmacology.

Different course options

Full time | University Park Campus | 3 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


3 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: Low-cost research - £20,250, Laboratory-based research - £26,250, High cost laboratory-based research - £29,670, Exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £35,220.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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