Research Degrees in
in the Faculty of Science & Engineering
Opportunities are available to study for the research degrees of MPhil and PhD, either full-time or part-time.
Engineering Research at Manchester Met is carried out within the Dalton Research Institute and the School of Engineering.
This research is mostly applied in nature and utilises the expertise of its academic staff across a wide range of areas related to the development of better technologies.
The emphasis of this research is to improve our lives through (for example) the better application of theory to the design and control of machines and processes, for assistive technology in healthcare, the modelling and design of environments in which we work and live, the production and characterisation of novel materials and the modification of surfaces for a wide range of applications.
Research is undertaken in the following Centres/Groups:
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.