Apply for an exciting masters by research programme at the University of Reading, providing research training for pharmacists and other life science graduates interested in pursuing a career in research.
MSc by Research in Pharmacy Practice
MSc by Research in Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience
This programme has an established reputation for research in neuroscience disciplines. You’ll receive training in a wide range of experimental techniques, and will have access to industrial laboratories and facilities.
MSc by Research in Formulation Design & Analysis
How you'll study
When you choose one of our masters research programmes, the first 11 weeks of the course are spent undertaking core taught modules to gain practical and theoretical experience.
Why study with us?
Launch your career
You'll take part in projects that are geared towards the research priorities of the academic, industry and charity sectors. This will provide valuable experience and boost your employability.
Overall, 98% of graduates from Pharmacy are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation; of those in full-time employment, 100% are in graduate level roles (Based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2022, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20; includes postgraduate (taught) and postgraduate (research) Pharmacy responders). Many of them go on to work in industry and as researchers at NHS organisations.
Strong links with industry
From big pharma to small enterprises, our links provide access to industrial laboratories and facilities.
Connections with national and international research committees provide opportunities for you to participate in events and conferences.
Established global reputation for research in drug delivery, nanoscience, polymers, materials science, and synthesis and analysis of organic molecules.
Find out more from our students and staff about what it's like to study and work in the University of Reading School of Pharmacy.