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Develop your pharmacy career with Medway

Independent / Supplementary Prescribing, General Pharmacy Practice, Medicines Optimisation, Short Courses and Research

Postgraduate Taught Courses

The Medway School of Pharmacy’s postgraduate taught programmes are specifically designed for a range of healthcare professionals in active clinical practice. You can train as a non-medical prescriber, develop your career as a newly qualified clinical pharmacist, gain a qualification in Medicines Optimisation or take a series of short courses for CPD and career development. You will be taught and guided by a group of dedicated academic and clinically active healthcare professionals who are experts in their fields.

What our students say about us:

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you all, without exception you have all been amazing, and very supportive.”

“Your team is really doing a great job for students.”

“A BIG Thank you for all your support with getting me through the prescribing course…… it was a tough one!! But thank you I couldn’t have done it without the support of your team.”

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Postgraduate Research

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Achieve your potential as an independent researcher

We welcome PhD applications across all research areas within the School. Visit the main Research page for more information on the research carried out by each research group.

Our world-class academic staff provide research students with excellent supervision.  Visit the People page to search for potential supervisors.


We have a number of PhD scholarships available. The following projects are accepting applications:

A new formulation approach utilising a series of material processing methods for developing less bulky pharmaceutical solid dosage forms, Dr Francis Brako and Dr Maxwell Caseley-Hayford

Soma-Germline communication and the role of cortical polarity in signalling regulation during Drosophila spermatogenesis, Dr Fani Papagiannouli

Traumatic Brain Injury and its link to Alzheimer’s disease, Dr Romina Vuono and Dr Gurprit Lall