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Research student in a laboratory at The University of Manchester

Postgraduate research

Being a postgraduate researcher in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health gives you the opportunity to become part of a vibrant research community.

We offer a broad range of PhD projects in world-leading research groups and labs, with access to facilities, training and support through our Doctoral Academy to give you the best start to a career in research and beyond.

Our training environments include laboratories, social care, public health and clinical settings. You'll benefit from our links with partnering NHS trusts, industry and other institutions.

Start looking for the right postgraduate research project or research programme for you now.

Ways to find a PhD

Esnath Magola / Pharmacy PhD student

"The fact that I have been able to continue teaching undergraduates during my PhD, having access to great training, and working alongside other PhD students and knowledgeable post-docs in my field, has been really beneficial."

Esnath Magola / Pharmacy PhD student


You can also search for a researcher within our Research Explorer site. Researchers' profiles display their projects within the 'Opportunities' tab.


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