PhD Architecture / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- 3 years
- Entry requirements
- Bachelor's (Honours) degree at 2:1 or above (or overseas equivalent); and
- Master's degree in a relevant subject - with an overall average of 60% or above, a minimum mark of 60% in your dissertation (or overseas equivalent)
- How to apply
Please ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, as incomplete applications may not be considered.
For consideration in internal funding competitions, you must submit your completed application by 19 January 2024.
If you are applying for or have secured external funding (for example, from an employer or government) or are self-funding, you must submit your application before the below deadline to be considered. You will not be able to apply after this date has passed.
- For September 2024 entry: 30 June 2024
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- Ranked 7th in the world and 2rd in the UK for Architecture (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).
- Explore the complex processes and practices that run through the development, adaption and use of built environments.
- Enjoy supervision by leading specialists and research-active staff who provide a supportive and stimulating working environment.
- Become part of one of the best research communities in the UK with an excellent reputation for variety, vitality, and quality of work.
The University holds regular open days , where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and learn more about our facilities and programmes. On this day, you will find out more about the School, our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £6,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £21,500
UK students (per annum): £3,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,750
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Your fees will cover the cost of your study at the University, as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision, examinations and graduation (excluding graduation robe hire).
Payment of tuition fees will also entitle you to membership of The University of Manchester library, the Students' Union and the Athletic Union.
There are a range of scholarships, studentships and awards to support both UK and overseas postgraduate researchers, details of which can be found via the links below.
To apply University of Manchester funding, you must indicate in your application the competitions for which you wish to be considered. The deadline for most internal competitions, including School of Environment, Education and Development studentships is 19 January 2024.
All external funding competitions have a specified deadline for submitting the funding application form and a separate (earlier) deadline for submitting the online programme application form, both of which will be stated in the funding competition details below.
For more information about funding, visit our funding page to browse for scholarships, studentships and awards you may be eligible for.
- ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) PhD Studentships 2024 Entry
- School of Environment, Education and Development Postgraduate Research Studentships 2024 Entry
- AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) PhD Studentships 2024 Entry
- China Scholarship Council - The University of Manchester (CSC-UoM) Joint Scholarship Programme 2024 Entry
- Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2024 Entry
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (High Income Countries)
- School of Environment, Education and Development Enhancing Racial Equality (SERE) Studentship 2024 Entry
- Humanities Doctoral Academy Humanitarian Scholarship 2024 Entry
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (Least Developed Countries and Fragile States)
- President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards 2024 Entry
- School of Environment, Education and Development
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- Humanities Doctoral Academy Admissions
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