The University of Manchester is one of the leading research universities in the United Kingdom, ranked 3rd in the UK for research power in the UK Government's Research Assessment exercise. The Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks the University as 5th in the UK and 44th in the world. Twenty-five Nobel Prize winners have worked with the University, most recently Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, who were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010.
The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences is one of the largest research faculties in the country, covering all aspects of research in these disciplines and beyond. The Faculty expects to recruit around 550 research students this year.
To find out what studentships are available across the Faculty, visit our School websites:
- Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
- Computer Science
- Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
- Physics and Astronomy
Opportunities at Doctoral Training Centres
There are also opportunities within the University’s interdisciplinary Centres for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems, Computer Science, Integrative Systems Biology, Nanoscience, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Fission and Sustainable Consumption.