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Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy PhD

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    Duration: 3-4 years; start date:To be confirmed.

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences research programmes.

We aim to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, academia or in primary/secondary care.

Research themes

  • Informing and influencing the practice of pharmacy
  • Development of policy around medicines usage and approval
  • Patient perceptions
  • Socioeconomic Research.

Areas of Expertise

Is in the development and application of health-related quality-of-life measures with which to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of various drug therapies in a number of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s-type dementia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and cancer. A composite measure of health status is employed to evaluate patient outcomes using two methodological approaches: firstly, through hypothesis testing studies such as randomised controlled trials and secondly, through the routine application of quality-of-life measures in clinical decision-making (including prescribing) and patient monitoring.

Other research expertise includes:

  • development of models for benefit/risk assessment of medicines
  • drug treatment decision support systems
  • issues relating to global pharmaceutical development and its regulation.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 35 3

    10th out of 46 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    197 81%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    24th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    156 68%

    13th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    21st

    7

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