University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Medicinal Chemistry and Structural Biology

The Medicinal Chemistry and Structural Biology Division in the School of Pharmacy provides a multidisciplinary environment for PhD study, giving graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds in the physical and life sciences the opportunity to contribute to the development of new treatments for many different diseases. Working in this group allows students to work with those with a proven track record in taking new molecules from discovery to clinical trials, and on to the market. Ongoing research themes within the group include: combinatorial chemistry; cancer chemotherapy; computational chemistry; novel biomolecules from microbial sources; x-ray crystallography; protein structure elucidation and the generation of new compounds targeted towards specific molecular entities or cells.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element) for clinical projects and 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element) for science projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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