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The CDT is a partnership between the School of Pharmacy at University of NottinghamUniversity College London (UCL), and the Synthesis & Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) 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 total of 19 industry partners.

Applications for 2021

Applications for entry in September 2021 are now open. Please read through the funding and eligibility information and click here when you are ready to make an application.


Couldn’t make it to our Virtual Open Day? 

View the presentations and the Q&A session.


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