PhD A*STAR / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 4 year PhD only
- Entry requirements
Applicants to the programme must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree, or the equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK, in an appropriate area of science, engineering or technology. As competition is fierce, many of our applicants also hold a Masters-level qualification.
- How to apply
The programme generally accepts applications each year from around November for entry the following September. Details on how to apply can be found on the website . You should follow the guidance carefully on how to make an online application.
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- Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project.
- Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester.
- Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme.
- Conduct research at a university ranked 6th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2022).
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,596
International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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