Join our research community
Kick start your research career
Manchester is the ideal place to start or continue your dentistry research career.
Work within a supportive and vibrant research community with strong links to local NHS trusts and industry.
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.
PhD with integrated master's
If you're planning to undertake a PhD after your master's, our Integrated PhD programme will enable you to combine your postgraduate taught course with a related PhD project in biology, medicine or health.
Making an application
Apply for a postgraduate research programme
If you're ready to apply to one of our PhD programmes, here's what you need to know.