PhD (full-time) and PhD (part-time) at The University of Manchester,UK with Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS)

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Year of entry: 2013

Degree awarded: PhD

Duration: 36-48 months full time, 72 months part time

Entry requirements:

An honours degree (minimum 2:1), or the overseas equivalent, in an appropriate subject. Consideration will also be given for a suitable Masters degree. Depending on the specific research project, appropriate subjects could be:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Pharmacy
  • Medicine
  • Social Science
  • Economics

International Students: All International students must upload a scanned copy of their passport as part of the application process.

Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2013, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Standard PS3,900, Low PS6,700, Medium PS13,000, High PS18,100
    International students (per annum): Standard PS16,500, Low PS18,100, Medium PS23,500, High PS29,700
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Standard PS1,950, Low PS3,350, Medium PS6,500, High PS9,050
    International students (per annum): Standard PS8,250, Low PS9,050, Medium PS11,750, High PS14,850

Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.


Approximately 20 to 25 full studentships are awarded annually to students classified as UK/EU. These awards are funded by Research Councils (MRC, BBSRC, EPSRC), industrial collaborators and other sources. Some projects, especially industrial collaborations (eg CASE), provide an enhanced stipend.

International applicants can seek support from the Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS) which provide the difference between the UK/EU and International rate of tuition. Other School bursaries are also available. Applicants seeking funded places are advised to contact the School directly or visit the Pharmacy website for further information.

Contact email:

Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 0259

How to apply: Apply online


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