Doctor of Philosophy in the Sydney Pharmacy School

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree in which students undertake supervised research leading to the production of a thesis.

The PhD in the Sydney Pharmacy School is aimed at those who intend to pursue research careers in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacy practice or a related field.


Fields of study include:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and Diabetes
  • Health Services and Patient Safety
  • Mental Health
  • Respiratory Disease

Candidates should be familiar with the Academic Board documents Thesis and Examination of Higher Degree by Research Policy 2015 and University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011.

See the Policy Register at sydney.edu.au/policies for the most up-to-date versions of these resolutions.