School of Pharmacy

Postgraduate study

Join us in our thriving research community exploring world-changing issues at the forefront of science and healthcare. You will develop skills prized by academia and  biotechnology, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, to assist you in achieving your career goals.

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We offer a mixture of research-focused three and four year PhD programmes, supported by taught courses that will broaden your scientific knowledge and give you high-quality training in basic, strategic and applied aspects of research. Students explore a diverse and fascinating range of subjects and there’s every opportunity to tailor your studies and focus on areas of interest.

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Search our opportunities

We have a number of vacancies available. Some funded projects are only available to UK or EU/International students. If you have your own funding secured, via sponsorship or an employer for instance, you may also apply for projects or direct to the school.


Funded projects are available by joining our Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies

Research in the school

Student using a very complex microscope

Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technologies

Student and lecturer discussing research in a laboratory

Biomolecular Science and Medicinal Chemistry

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Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation

A pharmacist serving a customer at our pharmacy counter, University Park

Pharmacy ~ Practice ~ and Policy

A collection of biodegradable dimpled microparticles

Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies


How to apply

We welcome applicants from a broad range of disciplines, offering you a world of opportunities to work with acclaimed scientists and develop exceptional skills. Most PhD students begin their programme in late September or early February.

How to apply

School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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