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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, and benefit from links with our partnering NHS trusts, industry and other institutions.

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

"I have enjoyed my time studying in Manchester and this is mainly because of the supportive environment in my department. People are very willing to give advice and offer encouragement."

Michelle Campbell / Clinical Psychology PhD alumna

Ways to find a PhD


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