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Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences PhD

PhD: 36 months full-time

Applications are welcome throughout the year from students interested in undertaking a PhD at the Institute. We work on a wide range of research topics, which are detailed in our staff research pages.

Undertaking a PhD is a life changing experience and will enhance your future career success. SIPBS welcomes PhD applications from students from across the world who have a suitable first degree. Applicants may request a specific project from those available or request a project within a specific area of interest. You can contact staff directly via email for further details. Please apply with us.

SIPBS research staff are amongst the very best and committed to the success of our PhD students. The projects they provide will ensure you are engaged in novel cutting edge research of the highest quality possible and will learn a host of new techniques and laboratory skills to be able to become an independent scientist. Students will produce research papers and present their work at national and international conferences. Students also complete a 60 credit certificate in laboratory and scientific skills.

SIPBS graduates up to 50 PhD students per year who go onto success in academic research, the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology companies, government bodies, education and finance. We have a strong global PhD community and host students from the UK, Europe, the Middle East/Gulf states, India, China, Malaysia, Africa, Brazil and elsewhere. Scotland is a very welcoming country with friendly people and Glasgow is a wonderful city to live in.

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Joint PhD

study a joint PhD with SIPBS

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PhD Plus Teaching

PhD with an additional teaching qualification