Future Students - Research Programs
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)||3 - 4 Years Full Time / 6 - 8 Years Part Time|
|Master of Philosophy (Pharmacy)||1 - 2 Years Full Time / 2 - 4 Years Part Time|
Areas of research in the Faculty of Pharmacy
Research in the Faculty covers a broad spectrum of pharmaceutical and clinical sciences ranging from the design, synthesis, testing and mechanism of action of drugs, through studies on methods of drug delivery and on the fate of drugs in humans and animals, to research on the clinical and sociological aspects of pharmacy. Some current research topics relate to: calcium regulation and cell signalling, cancer and anti-cancer agents, photobiology of drugs and pollutants, radiopharmaceutical agents, formulation and delivery of proteins and drugs, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, pharmaceutical powders, asthma, quality use of medicines, and various issues relating to community pharmacy practice. For a more comprehensive list of current research areas in the Faculty of Pharmacy look at the research page on the website.
Academic and administrative functions for postgraduate research students are administered through the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit - Faculties of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy (Edward Ford Building, A27).
For further information about postgraduate research programs in the Faculty of Pharmacy, please email the Student Services Officer (Postgraduate) on .
The Faculty of Pharmacy has a strong history of research at the postgraduate level. In recognition of this, please see a detailed list of past theses produced by students as part of their postgraduate research.