Study on a postgraduate research programme at Manchester and you’ll be part of a community whose work has an impact on people's lives across the globe.
With a breadth of research activity that’s unrivalled in the UK, we work across disciplines and beyond the University, connecting the brightest minds to find innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
Fully funded PhD places available in Power Networks and M4DE
These PhDs in Power Networks and Materials for Demanding Environments (M4DE) offer the opportunity to gain experience in industry while studying for a PhD.
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Our new postgraduate research bloggers talk about the Welcome programme, visiting Slovenia and applications for funding.
Watch: Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase celebrates research excellence
See what happened at our Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase, which took place on Tuesday, 24 June.
Student launches social media platform for new researchers
A PhD student from the University has launched a social media platform which she hopes will help researchers at the start of their careers.
We are committed to the success of our postgraduate researchers – our Manchester Doctoral College ensures you develop and are able to make an impact.
We’ll help you reach your full potential. Learn more about how you can develop your skills further.
We offer cutting-edge doctoral study opportunities within a dynamic research culture, funded by Research Councils UK.
Find out more about the research culture at Manchester, where enthusiasm becomes achievement and theory becomes pioneering practice.
Looking for a particular researcher? Search our directory of academic staff.
From postgraduate advice through our careers service to opportunities at global organisations, we’ll give you the connections to kick-start your career.