Like many prospective students, you probably already have a clear idea of what you want to study and the themes you’re interested in. We offer postgraduate research programmes and studentships in 35 diverse subject areas across four schools.
The Faculty of Humanities is home to more than 800 doctoral students from more than 90 different countries, embracing disciplines as diverse as business and management, social sciences, law, education, languages, arts and environment and development.
Community and impact
As a research community, we think critically to tackle issues big and small. We’re always looking to make an impact with everything we do, with a shared ambition to always do better.
There are numerous funding opportunities available for candidates.
Complete and submit our online application form to apply for a postgraduate research programme
Writing your research proposal: Postgraduate Research-Faculty of Humanities-The University of Manchester
Advice on how to write and structure your research proposal.
Finding a supervisor
You’ll have at least two supervisors who will support and guide you.