Group shot of TPT students and academics at the Colloquium event

The CDT is a partnership between the School of Pharmacy at University of NottinghamUniversity College London (UCL), and SSPC – The SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals in Ireland. It builds on our highly successful previous CDTs in Targeted Therapeutics and Advanced Therapeutics & Nanomedicines. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Council, Science Foundation Ireland and a number of industry partners.

The CDT has obtained accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and Institute of Physics (IoP)


Recruitment 2022/23

Applications for positions starting in 2023/24 will open in November 2022.

We will be holding a Virtual Open Day on 24th November 2022. You can register for this event below.

Register for the CDT Virtual Open Day

In the meantime, you can view the recording of the Virtual Open Day held last year.

View the Virtual Open Day recording

We will also be holding an Application Form Guidance session on 15th December 2022, registration for this event will open nearer the time. Please check back here for updates and details.

How to apply

How to apply

Entry requirements, application process and our intake dates

PhD studentships


Find out about our studentships, funding and our current students

Research and Training

Postgraduate students working in the School of Pharmacy

What you can expect to receive from our PhD studenships



About the Centre

Why choose us

Our aims, partnerships and training programmes

Our partners

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Meet the partners involved with our Centre for Doctoral Training

Why choose us?

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Links with industry, collaborations and training programmes