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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22, APR-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary


You will join a creative team of researchers committed to pursuing rigorous applied and fundamental research. Our research is aligned to the needs of industry and society; we undertake research which has real-world impact across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, computing, art and design, and environmental sciences. Our research is at the cutting-edge, and we are always delivering exciting new projects and initiatives. We have recently launched a suite of new research centres to provide a focus for some of our major research strands. These include centres focusing on advanced materials and surface engineering, computer science, bioscience and sports medicine. We are also home to interdisciplinary research groups focusing on vital topical areas such as wearable tech, smart infrastructure, and augmented reality & virtual reality.


This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress. Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills.


Undertaking postgraduate research will equip you with vital skills that will make you an attractive candidate in a wide range of sectors. You will be able to target specific senior roles in manufacturing, engineering, and design. You can also pursue roles in academic research and teaching.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

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