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The MSc students are provided with a dedicated laboratory and separate office space. Computers are available for each student in the MSc common room and these have all the necessary software for the analysis of practical results, such as Chart and Excel, word processing and presentation preparation. Scanners, printers and photocopiers are also provided.


You will be able to access virtually all relevant journals through the University Library services. University libraries also stock many current textbooks relating to the study of Pharmacology.

The department is well-equipped with the latest scientific equipment including a transmission electron microscope, robots for protein crystallisation and structure determination, and facilities for proteomic studies, confocal imaging and molecular biology.

The department offers up-to-date lecture and seminar room facilities. Meeting rooms are also available for social and networking events organised by the department and its students.


Key features

  • All teaching under one roof
  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise, which judges the quality of research, Pharmacology was returned in the Biological Sciences submission for Oxford which produced the largest volume of world leading and internationally excellent research in the UK
  • MSc Common Room
  • Personal mentoring from an academic member of staff plus support from College staff
  • Dedicated laboratory space


For full details of deadlines, entry requirements, funding and studentships, Colleges and how to apply, see the University’s Graduate Studies webpages.