PhD Architecture / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- 3 years
- Entry requirements
- A First or Upper Second Class Bachelor's degree (or its international equivalent).
- A relevant master's degree, with Merit and a minimum average grade of 60% in both the taught course units and your dissertation (or international equivalent of 60%).
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Ranked 11th in the world and 3rd in the UK for Architecture (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).
- 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 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £6,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,000
UK students (per annum): £3,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,000
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.
We receive money from a range of sources to help you fund your research and have a variety of awards on offer, covering tuition fees and a generous stipend, including school and departmental studentships and the President's Doctoral Scholar award .
Application deadlines for internal funding opportunities are often at the beginning of February for programmes starting the following September, and many external funders have earlier application deadlines.
If you're planning to apply for a scholarship or award that is not attached to a particular project, you'll normally need to hold an offer of a place from the University before applying.
Search for current funding opportunities by country and research programme using our funding database search tool .
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