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Engineering and Materials

World-leading research in sensing and imaging, bioengineering, surface engineering, electrochemistry and advanced materials.

The Engineering and Materials Research Centre also supports a diverse portfolio of engineering research and applications including communication systems, security screening, rail and vehicle technology and sustainable power generation. Our collaborations with regional and national industrial partners create outstanding knowledge transfer opportunities enabling impactful research that benefits local economies.

Check if you meet our standard university entrance requirements for research degrees. For details on applying see our applications page. You will also find it helpful to consult the fees information for potential Home/EU and Overseas students.

Guidance notes for applicants

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If you do not find what you are looking for on this page - why not come along to Manchester Metropolitan's next Postgraduate Courses Fair or book a place on an online Postgraduate Course event?

Research Degree Scholarships

Self-funded Research Degree Opportunities

Unless a specific date is given, the self-funded opportunities are open throughout the year.

Submit your own idea for a Self-funded PhD

Self-funded research degree opportunities within the Faculty of Science and Engineering are open throughout the year.

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