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Postgraduate research at the University of Manchester

Postgraduate research

Manchester Pharmacy School is ranked as a leading centre for research power within the UK in the national Research Excellence Framework (UoA3 REF 2014).

Our postgraduate researchers have the opportunity to be involved in a thriving research community comprising postgraduate students from throughout the UK and, indeed, across the world.

Our current international research students come from countries ranging from France, Greece, Spain and Portugal to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, India and Egypt – among many others.

We possess outstanding research facilities and resources for postgraduate students, with extensive support systems and training programmes in place to ensure both the academic and personal development of all of our researchers.

Manchester Pharmacy School has a highly dynamic, student-led environment with an enthusiastic Postgraduate Research Committee that actively contributes to postgraduate society within our School.

Feedback from our postgraduate students in the latest Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES 2013) showed we excelled in many areas of the postgraduate research experience.

Postgraduate researchers at Manchester Pharmacy School are associated with internationally-renowned research groups and successfully progress to a diverse range of careers in areas including academia and industrial research.

Marianne Ashford

"I really enjoyed my PhD. I think it was probably three of the most enjoyable years of my life, and I have many great memories."

Marianne Ashford / Principal Scientist (Drug Targeting) at AstraZeneca and Drug Delivery PhD alumna