MRC DTP PhD Programme / Programme details

Year of entry: 2023

Programme description

The MRC Doctoral Training Partnership offers interdisciplinary PhD training within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and the Faculty of Science and Engineering.  We have close links with NHS Trusts and industry.

Projects on offer are advertised via the main  MRC DTP website , where you can find further information on the programme structure and details on how to apply.

Special features

Training and development

All of our postgraduate researchers attend the Doctoral Academy Training Programme delivered by the Researcher Development team . The programme provides key transferable skills and equips our postgraduate researchers with the tools to progress beyond their research degree into influential positions within academia, industry and consultancy. The emphasis is on enhancing skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals, whether they relate to effective communication, disseminating research findings and project management skills.

Teaching and learning

The MRC DTP PhD programme is based around individual research projects working with a specific Primary Supervisor and Co-Supervisor(s).

Scholarships and bursaries

This is a fully-funded programme through a UK Research Council.

What our students say

Find out more about what it's like to undertake a postgraduate research degree at Manchester on the Doctoral Academy Blog and the support available through our Faculty Doctoral Academy.

Facilities

You will have access to a range of research and learning facilities across the University and at some of our partner organisations.

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email: dass@manchester.ac.uk