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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

As a postgraduate research student in the School of Pharmacy at Reading, you will be part of a large and vibrant community. You will work alongside a thriving group of postdoctoral researchers who recently completed their PhDs.

An Introduction to the Department

The School of Pharmacy has a long and established track record of research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits. We use the Chemical Analysis Facility and the Hopkins labs at the University to carry out our research and offer external opportunities through our collaborations with Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Oxford University Hospitals Trust, and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

World-leading research

The latest Research Excellence Framework assessment (2014) recognised 85% of our research as world-leading or internationally excellent. Research activity within the Department is broad and extensive and covers the areas of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology and Pharmacy Practice. We have active collaborations with other departments within the University, for example the Brain Embodiment Laboratory (BEL), the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN) and the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR), as well as with external institutions.

Careers

Our PhD students go on to work in academia as postdoctoral researchers, but also quickly find employment within the pharmaceutical or healthcare sectors.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,830per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 46 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    126 55%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    25th

    7

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