University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Multi-Scale Modelling

The programme is focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the School is carried out within 4 main research themes: Multi-scale and multiphase systems; self-sustaining biological systems; sustainable industrial systems; measurement science and instrumentation systems.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a 1st degree with an additional UK Master's degree or international equivalent; IELTS: 7.0 (with no sub score below 6); TOEFL paper based: 600 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0); TOEFL computer based: 250 (with a minimum TWE of 5.0); TOEFL internet based: 100 (with no sub score less than 25).

Assessment methods

Students will meet regularly with an academic project supervisor, who will take overall responsibility for the project, ensuring that facilities and training are available to make good progress. Annual progress review will take place with an independent academic mentor to ensure that the supervision arrangements and progress are satisfactory.

All research programmes have personal and professional development training units to enhance transferable skills. Training courses cover themes such as thesis writing, business skills, career management and presentation skills.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 - 36 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time July 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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