Doctoral program structure
During the first year of the four year DDB Doctoral Program, candidates will undertake three laboratory-based rotations and a taught course in advanced drug discovery. The first year is designed to expose candidates to the drug discovery and development process and to enable candidates to explore potential doctoral research areas. During this year, candidates will select their area of PhD study, undertaken during years 2-4. The DDB Doctoral Program timeline is shown below, along with information on key milestones candidates must pass in accordance with university and DDB requirements. For more detailed information on milestones, coursework and unit content please refer to the PhD handbook.