PhD in Pharmacy Practice University of Reading




Course info


As a postgraduate research student in the School of Pharmacy at Reading, you will be part of a large and vibrant community. You will work alongside a thriving group of postdoctoral researchers who recently completed their PhDs.

An Introduction to the Department

The School of Pharmacy has a long and established track record of research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits. We use the Chemical Analysis Facility and the Hopkins labs at the University to carry out our research and offer external opportunities through our collaborations with Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Oxford University Hospitals Trust, and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Pharmacy Practice

Grow your potential in pharmacy practice research, by joining one of the PhD projects we have available at the University of Reading. If you're looking for a career in pharmacy practice, this is the perfect place to start.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD in Pharmacy Practice.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

£20,830.00 (21,33,954) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




University of Reading

Whiteknights House,

PO Box 217,



RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirement for international students

To be accepted on our PhD programme, you will need a Bachelor's degree of at least 2.1 level (or equivalent), or a master's degree, in a subject related to your proposed PhD research topic. If you are from outside of the UK, you will also need to demonstrate you have a certain level of proficiency with written and spoken English. If you are from outside of the UK, you will also need to demonstrate you have a certain level of proficiency with written and spoken English. In some areas of the University (particularly in the arts, humanities, social sciences and business) applicants are normally only accepted if they have a master's level qualification. The majority of PhD programmes require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 however, some areas require a score of 7.0 these are: Henley Business School (with the exception of Business Informatics and Systems Accounting which accepts 6.5), School of Arts and Communication Design, School of Humanities, School of Languages Literature and European Studies and Institute of Education.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.


Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Reading.

H. Knapman Scholarship - Accommodation Scholarship for Scientists

Value of scholarship



Expected June 2021

Eligibility requirements:

One accommodation scholarship for St Patrick's Hall with an approximate value of £5100 for international or UK students studying on a full-time basis and offered admission to an MSc course in one of the following Science departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Meteorology, and Pharmacy. To be considered for a scholarship you first need to apply for your chosen master's programme and receive an offer of admission.

Who can apply:

All international