University of Manchester

University of Manchester


This programme provides students with transferable skills in research and serves as the foundation for a career as an investigator and scholar; it consists of supervision by 2 members of staff; research training and support; taught course units; and independent study.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent; plus a relevant postgraduate qualification; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills), TOEFL 600 (paper-based, with of 6.0 in the TWE), TOEFL 250 (computer-based), or GCSE English grade C.

Sponsorship information

Please contact the school directly with funding enquiries.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,100 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MPhil Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MPhil Distance learning - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
MPhil Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740