University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge


Research areas include: molecular and cellular mechanisms of nociception; drug action on membrane permeability and regulation of ion channels; secretory mechanisms; receptor cycling; photodynamic drug action; cardiovascular pharmacology; gene expression in the central nervous system; angiogenesis; neurodegeneration; ion channel structure and function; computational drug design; receptor/intercellular messenger transduction mechanisms; sequence selectivity in drug/DNA interactions; anticancer drug resistance.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree or overseas equivalent in pharmacology or a related subject including cellular or molecular biology; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English (IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; or other acceptable test).

Sponsorship information

Departmental studentships available for PhD students (UK and EU); alternative sources: CCT and Cambridge Gates Scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 7,035 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 22,674 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 23,889 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606