Summer studentships

Education is key to developing the scientists of the future!!!

If you are  interested in a summer studentship (both QUB and external students!) please email Dr Laverty directly. Most deadlines for studentships are in January/February of each year, so please act early and have your CV at the ready!



We teach across a variety of degrees throughout the University mainly linked to the School of Pharmacy (MPharm, BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, BSc Pharmaceutical Biotechnology). We have several educational related publications including the development of an entrepreneurial workshop related to pharmacy and the use a teaching model to advance skills in industrial pharmaceutical formulation and regulatory aspects.


Dr Laverty acts as an external examiner for the School of Pharmacy, Trinity College Dublin. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching, a Diploma in Management Practice from University College Dublin (First Class Honours with Distinction) and has completed the Professional Development Course for External Examiners from the Higher Education Academy.


Master’s of Pharmacy Degree (MPHARM)

Level 1: Practising as a Pharmacist (PMY 1017)

Level 2: Pharmaceutical Technology (PMY 2006)

Pharmaceutical Statistics

Co-ordinator of Industrial Stakeholder’s Workshops

Level 2: Medicinal Substances (PMY 2126)

Level 4: Business, Government & Industry (PMY 4002): Co-ordinator of Industrial component and Entrepreneurial Workshops

Level 4: Project Module (PMY 4005)

Facilitator within Pharmacists in Schools Programme


BSc Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology:

Level 1: Mathematical and Statistical Skills (PMY1020)

Level 2: Industrial Pharmaceutics (PMY2020)

Pharmaceutical Formulation (PMY2025)

Module lead on Pharmaceutical Formulation practical

Medicinal Substances (PMY2024)

Level 3: Module Coordinator: PMY3021: Quality Assurance and Regulatory Aspects of Pharmaceutical Manufacture

Pharmaceutical Science Research Project (PMY3022)


Visiting Lecturer China Queen’s College (Shenyang, China)