12 months
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29700 GBP/year
8960 GBP/year
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About

The Pharmacology programme at the University of Oxford offers a very wide range of topics from calcium signalling to cardiovascular pharmacology and neuropharmacology.

Overview

About the course

In the first instance, applicants in the Pharmacology programme at the University of Oxford are strongly advised to visit the department's website to identify potential supervisors based on their research area of interest. Selecting the correct research project is a hugely important first step, so it is recommended that you contact potential supervisors directly to discuss possibilities before you apply online for a place on the course.

You will be admitted directly to a particular research area led by departmental members who will be appointed MSc by Research supervisors. Students who have been admitted to a particular research supervisor will not normally do laboratory rotations. You will be based in a research lab and undertake research on a subject agreed with your supervisor.

Programme Structure

Programme structure

  • There are no taught courses examined by written papers, but you will have access to a wide range of lecture courses at a taught master’s level and foundation or preliminary level, as appropriate. If you have changed fields, this will enable you to fill in gaps in your background knowledge.
  • There is also a wide range of courses and workshops you will be able to attend to acquire skills that will be necessary for the pursuance and presentation of your research, as well as your professional development as a research scientist.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications may remain open after this deadline if places are still available

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

As a minimum, applicants should hold or be predicted to achieve the equivalent of the following UK qualifications:

  • a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in a biological or chemical science, but applications from high calibre candidates with mathematical and physical science backgrounds are welcomed.

For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.5 out of 4.0.

The department does not seek Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or GMAT scores.

Research or work experience in your research area may be an advantage. Evidence of your employer's support is required, if applicable to your circumstances.

Previous publications are not a condition but would advantage an application. 

It would be expected that graduate applicants would be familiar with the recent published work of their proposed supervisor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8960 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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