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Dentistry student

Study dentistry at Manchester

Research excellence and close NHS links make Manchester a great place to start or progress your dentistry career.

Postgraduate research

We have an international reputation for the outstanding dentistry research we produce, covering areas from stem cell research and genetics to clinical trials and systematic reviews.

Our PhD/MPhil research enables you to tap into and learn from our longstanding expertise as we work towards understanding the scientific basis of craniofacial and oral health.

We cover a wide range of topics within two main themes in our dentistry research - basic sciences and health sciences - so you will find a research group to suit your interests. 

Our PhD/MPhil programmes

You can also see a full list of the Faculty's postgraduate research subjects or search for a specific project.

All of our postgraduate researchers become key members of their research groups and our Faculty Doctoral Academy, which provides training and support to help you get the most out of your time here at Manchester.

Kate McKenzie

"The University's reputation is second to none, and its postgraduate status is renowned worldwide. Manchester's dentistry team have been so supportive throughout my student journey."

Kate McKenzie / Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health PhD student