Research Degrees in
in the Cheshire Campus
Opportunities are available to study for the research degrees of MSc, MPhil, PhD, either full-time or part-time.
Our research pursues the study of human physiological function during exercise and in response to stressors such as training, loading, overuse, sedentarism and ageing.
We apply imaging techniques, functional assessments in vivo, materials investigation, endocrine profiling and molecular genetic techniques to study properties of muscle, tendon and bone.
We have strong links within the wider MMU Health Research community. We also have ongoing activities with external clinical partners, equipment manufacturers and competitive sporting organisations.
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:
Please complete the Research Degree Application Form.
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.