PhD Humanitarianism and Conflict Response / Application and selection
Year of entry: 2021
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How to apply
Advice to applicants
We recommend all research applicants, before applying, attempt to find a suitable supervisor here at Manchester by browsing the subject website and looking at the staff list . Ideally, research proposals should be developed with a staff member who has agreed to be a supervisor should the application be successful.
Find out more on the how to apply page.
Please note that we do not teach evening classes or offer distance learning courses.
The University requires an interview for all applicants to whom we consider making an offer.
Interviews will be conducted by two academics, usually the proposed main supervisor and the subject PGR Director (or an assigned representative).
The interview can be either face-to-face or via Skype, conference call or email.
The interview serves several purposes, allowing us to:
- get a better picture of your ability to carry out the proposed doctoral project than the research proposal on its own;
- tell you what the proposed supervisor(s) can bring to the project;
- discuss with you directly any potential problems with the practical aspects of your studies and explore solutions together.