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PhD Advanced Biomedical Materials CDT / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
48 months
Entry requirements

Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a UK undergraduate honours degree or international equivalent, or a first degree with an additional master's degree or international equivalent.

If your application is successful you will be invited to attend an interview where you will have the opportunity to meet the team, learn more about the training programme and undergo a formal interview with academic supervisors.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Programme overview

Our CDT is focused on training the next generation of internationally leading postdoctoral engineers who will enable innovation between industry, clinicians and academics to address areas of need.

The CDT begins with a Manchester based three-month taught programme, with a subsequent integrated training programme throughout.

The three-month taught programme includes four 15-credit taught units to provide a foundation in advanced biomedical materials:

Students start their research project on the 1st March in the following year. 


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £4,500
    International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Low £25,000, High £27,000

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Contact details

School of Materials
Contact name
Maria McGloin
+44 (0) 161 306 5942
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