PhD Degree

You're ready to work at the forefront of pharmaceutical sciences advancement. Take your education to the next level with a PhD at UBC Pharm Sci. It's where you'll work shoulder to shoulder with other world-class experts in the field of pharmaceutical sciences, contributing knowledge, developing solutions, and shaping the future of health care.

How to Apply


Why Study at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences?

At UBC Pharm Sci, our award-winning graduate programs offer you the opportunity to further your research and develop your expertise in an up-to-date research environment, and in collaboration with some of the most accomplished scholars in the world. This is where change happens.

Yes. I want to research here.

Your Career: What Can I Do With My Degree?

Contribute to the advancement of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences with a PhD from UBC Pharm Sci. From government and academia to industry and health care agencies, your degree will open the door to a wealth of possibilities—all of them offering a future of discovery, contribution and fulfillment.

Where Pharmaceutical Research Will Take You

Admissions and Finances

As a graduate student at UBC Pharm Sci, you will earn a stipend in support of financing your education. Find out more about the admission requirements and how to fund your studies.

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Finding a Graduate Supervisor

Although you are not required to have been accepted by a supervisor at the time you apply, you should note in your application which supervisors interest you the most.

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Recent News

Genome research at the University of British Columbia receives $101m in funding

January 23, 2018

Three projects involving the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences awarded $23.7m 

Adapted from UBC Research & Innovation

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Mission possible

March 30, 2016


It was 2:20 p.m. Florida time on June 28, 2015, and the sky was clear.

Jennifer Chiang stood among a crowd of spectators at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The countdown was on. In just 60 seconds, the SpaceX7 mission would commence.

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