Research Degrees in
in the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
Do you want to advance or change your career, focus your knowledge or enhance your clinical speciality? Then perhaps a full-time or part-time research degree is for you.
Exciting opportunities are available in Physiotherapy to study for the research degrees of:
Physiotherapy research is based within the Research Institute for Health, Psychology and Social Change (RIHSC), however collaborations between institutes within the University are common. During your research degree you will have the opportunity to be part of the Annual Conference and benefit from the wide variety of postgraduate research development programme activities and postgraduate research passport.
Physiotherapy research at Manchester Met takes place in a friendly and supportive environment centred around key themes which reflect the strengths of core members of the research team:
Current research projects include:
We would like to hear from applicants with their own research questions as well as those who are interested in any of the above.
Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project.
For an informal chat, please contact:
Professor James Selfe
Tel: +44 (0)161 247 2965
For application queries please contact:
The quickest and most efficient way to apply for this course is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process.
Please complete the additional Postgraduate Research Degree Supplementary Information document [doc link] and upload it to the Student documents section of your online application. This collects important information about your research application and there may be delays if you do not submit this document.
Before you apply, we recommend that you:
We will contact you to let you know the initial outcome of your application, and invite you to attend an interview where appropriate.
Once the university is satisfied with the following, we will send you an offer letter informing you that you have been offered a place of study:
Some offers may be conditional upon achieving certain grades in your examinations, or successfully completing a particular programme. You must satisfy these conditions before we can confirm your unconditional place.