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Graduate Admissions in the Department of Pharmacology

Graduate admissions in the Department of Pharmacology are overseen by Dr Lesley MacVinish.

You can find detailed information about admission requirements and fees at by searching for a course in Pharmacology.

If you have queries, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at, telephone: +44 (0) 1223 334000.


The Department of Pharmacology offers comprehensive facilities for research in purpose-built laboratories situated near the other biological departments in the centre of Cambridge.

A list of specific research projects for October 2018 is given below

Admission to the University requires completion of the University’s online APPLICANT PORTAL application procedure.

If you wish to apply for Departmental Studentships (open to ‘home’ (UK) and EU applicants only) you should follow the instructions in Applications from Home (UK) and EU Students.

If you intend to apply for other funding (e.g. Gates, Cambridge Overseas & Commonwealth Trusts, Cambridge Home and EU Scholarships) you should proceed directly to Applications from Students from outside the UK

Applicants wishing to be considered for funding must complete the relevant section of the APPLICANT PORTAL in full in order to facilitate the consideration of their funding application.  Please note that admissions decisions are taken independently of funding decisions. See: