University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Pharmacology

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).

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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