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.
"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
Search for a project
Use our database to find a research project by subject area, supervisor or funding type.
View a list of PhD and MPhil awards titles by subject area and read the programme details.
Funded PhD programmes
See the range of funded programmes, including prestigious doctoral training partnerships, schemes and awards available within the Faculty.
Support for postgraduate researchers
Find out about awards and financial support for postgraduate research within the Faculty.
Find out about the research community, facilities and training delivered by our Doctoral Academy.