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.
Alternative funding guide now available
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is available to all current and prospective students of The University of Manchester.
Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards 2015
The outstanding performance of our postgraduate research students has been recognised in this year’s Manchester Doctoral College Excellence Awards.
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.
Watch: Short Films, Big Impact
See how our academic research and engagement with the local community is benefiting society in our collection of short films.
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.