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Pharmacy and Biomedical Science MD

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

If you want to further your research in Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences, Portsmouth is the ideal place to continue your journey. Among the University Alliance group of 25 universities, we're in the top 3 for research in the subject of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy (REF 2014).

Our Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences research focuses on growing our understanding of how the body functions in health, how it malfunctions in disease, and the genetic and molecular drivers of physical and mental illnesses.

We're researching the molecular, cellular, physiological and behavioural processes occurring in the body at times of health and disease. We're identifying and characterising the biomarkers of disease, and helping develop new drugs from initial discovery to clinical application with our partners in industry.

Much of our research takes place at the Institute of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (IBBS) where the majority of our research was rated world-leading or internationally as excellent in REF 2014. Some of our successful projects at IBBS include researching microporous materials for environmental and drug delivery, sperm freezing to reduce the use of animals in research, and developing endoscopy methods and training to improve patient outcomes.

As a postgraduate research degree student, you'll join our collaborative research community, help find new, more effective treatments for patients, and play your part in turning knowledge into impact.

MD (Doctor of Medicine)

An MD is for qualified medical professionals who want to gain a research degree. From lab-based to qualitative research methods, you'll draw on your clinical expertise. You can apply to start an MD in October or February.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.

After researching with us, our successful postgraduate research candidates have gone on to impressive positions in a variety of fields.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 73 33

    27th out of 46

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    119 54%

    42nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    32nd

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    62nd

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    105 47%

    39th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    28th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    12th

    1

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