Duration Four years full-time; the equivalent of one year Masters level training and three years doctoral level research. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training works in collaboration with our academic partners at UCL and a number of leading pharmaceutical industry partners. Together, our aim is to produce collaborative, fundamental, multidisciplinary and pharmaceutically-focused research using the most modern instrumentation and facilities.
Career Prospects and Employability Graduates from the Centre for Doctoral Training have gone on to successful careers at the cutting-edge of the pharmaceuticals industry with companies such as AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Syngenta, and Unilever. Others have entered academia, taking up Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, lectureships, and research positions at institutions such as University of Oxford, University of Manchester, University of Hertfordshire, University of Nottingham, University of Glasgow, and Trinity College Dublin Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service. Individual guidance appointments, career management training programme, access to resources and invitations to events including skills workshops and recruitment fairs are just some of the ways in which they can help you develop your full potential, whether you choose to continue within an academic setting or are looking at options outside of academia