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Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, APR

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Study drug discovery and pharmacology techniques to develop therapies for global diseases. Spend a year at Monash University in Australia.

Research overview

The programme brings together the leading international research teams in drug discovery/chemical biology and cell signalling at the University of Nottingham and the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) in Melbourne, Australia.

The programme will offer a combination of courses, workshops and laboratory-based training in all aspects of drug discovery including:

  • synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry
  • molecular pharmacology
  • computational modelling

Graduates of the programme will receive a joint University of Nottingham/Monash University PhD Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery You 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.

We offer facilities for:

  • synthetic organic chemistry
  • computational chemistry
  • cell culture imaging
  • molecular biology
  • high-throughput drug screening
  • in vivo

to help you do research projects in protein targets of importance in cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, endocrine and neuronal systems.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 77 4

    8th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 65%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    11th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.52 70%

    77th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    146 66%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    20th

    4

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