Research Degrees in
in the Manchester Fashion Institute
Opportunities are available to study for the research degrees of MPhil and PhD, either on campus or via distance learning, and either full-time or part-time.
Manchester Fashion Institute has a thriving research community. Our research aims to take on new challenges and set standards on a global scale. We’ve developed a world-class academic team and built a network of professional connections that allow us to consult and collaborate with some of the industry’s biggest brands and leading innovators.
Our areas of research focus include:
Find out more about research in the Manchester Fashion Institute.
Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project.
For 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.