University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Materials

The School encompasses an exceptional breadth of research and training in materials, from design and development, to performance and protection and management and marketing. The School's activities are built on its global reputation for excellence in research and teaching, reflected in the award of a Queen's Anniversary Prize for outstanding postgraduate training and research in Corrosion and Protection. This, together with close industrial links, provides graduates with an excellent launch-pad for their future careers. A number of specialist School research centres have been established, providing a focus on specific research areas involving nuclear science and engineering, metal/polymer and composite characterisation, aerospace technology and innovative knitted materials.

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for a Doctorate level programme is an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 570 with 5.0 in the TWE (Test of Written English) or CBTOEFL 230 with 5.0 in the TWE. Other English Language qualifications/tests can be considered including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC-funded PhD places plus other sponsored posts for UK/EU students are available every year; Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme.

Qualifications

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 January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 - 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time April 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Full-time July 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time July 2017 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Materials - PGT
Telephone number: 
0161 306 3981