Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - MPhil/PhD

University of Lincoln
1.5-6 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
On campus
Lincoln
English
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About this program

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - MPhil/PhD

The School of Pharmacy aims to produce passionate pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who able to address many of the major healthcare challenges facing the world in the 2020s and beyond. Pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists have the potential to forge strong and unique bridges between science and healthcare to improve health outcomes, developing good relationships with patients, healthcare practitioners, and the pharmaceutical industry.

This research Program provides students with the opportunity to liaise with professionals in the pharmacy, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries, and develop national and international collaborations. Previous research projects have involved work in the USA and across Europe and Asia. The School's research is focused in two main areas; Drug Discovery, Design and Delivery, and Clinical Pharmacy and Practice.

Postgraduate students in the School of Pharmacy can benefit from access to purpose-built laboratory space and specialist equipment, a wide range of training Program designed to enhance research and transferable skills, and support from dedicated academic supervisors.

The School has strong links with the pharmaceutical industry and an important presence in the Lincoln Institute for Health. It collaborates with the Antimicrobial Research Group (AMR), the Community and Health Research Unit (CAHRU), and the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM), as well as the Schools of Engineering, Mathematics and Physics, and Chemistry, and Department of Life Sciences.

Admission requirements

First or upper second class honours degree or Master's in a relevant subject.

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements,

Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-session English and Academic Study Skills courses. These specialist courses are designed to help students meet the English language requirements for their intended Program of study

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Research in the School of Pharmacy is focused in two main areas:

Drug Discovery, Design, and Delivery

This group aims to identify new drug targets, design and discover new drugs, and develop innovative approaches to drug delivery. The group is multidisciplinary and includes organic chemists, structural biologists, pharmacologists, and pharmaceutical scientists that utilise specialist technologies and methodologies. It collaborates with the Antimicrobial Research Group (AMR), the Community and Health Research Unit (CAHRU), and the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM), as well as the Schools of Engineering, Mathematics and Physics, and Chemistry, and Department of Life Sciences.

Clinical Pharmacy and Practice

This group aims to foster research collaborations with healthcare professionals, provide better medicines optimisation, and ensure personalised care. It collaborates with the Community and Health Research Unit (CAHRU), and the Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH), as well as the Schools of Medicine and Health and Social Care.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Full-time

MPhil: 1.5 - 3 years, PhD: 2 - 4 years

Part-time

MPhil: 2 - 4 years, PhD: 3 - 6 years

Tuition

Home

  • Full-time: £4,688
  • Part-time: £2,344

International

  • Full-time: £16,700
  • Part-time: £8,350

Career paths

This research Program provides an ideal platform for progression into the pharmaceutical, cosmetics or food industries, while others may choose to work in research or academia.

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University of Lincoln

Brayford Pool
LN6 7TS Lincoln
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