PhD and MPhil research degrees for entry in 2024

The University of Manchester offers postgraduate research degrees across a range of biological, medical and health science disciplines.

Search for your subject below to see if we offer a PhD/MPhil degree in your area of interest. Most of our PhDs are available to study as an MPhil. See individual listings for more information.

Once you've found a postgraduate research degree in your area of interest, search our live project listings to find a postgraduate research project you're passionate about or browse our list of funded programmes.

Alternatively, if you already have funding and want to propose your own project, you can search for a supervisor using our Research Explorer.

Application deadlines

You must submit your application for a postgraduate research programme before the relevant deadline to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.

  • January entry: 15 October (of the year prior entry)
  • April entry: 15 January (year of entry)
  • September entry: 15 June (year of entry)

Some of our funded programmes have specific deadlines which may be different to those above.

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