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Postgraduate research in computer science

Manchester was the place where AI was born.

Study a PhD, MPhil or EngD postgraduate research degree with us and you’ll join a vibrant and engaging research community in a renowned, inventive Department, surrounded by leading facilities.

Our flexible approach to research is inspired by academics who lead innovative approaches to solving real-world challenges.

Discover your tomorrow

Get ready for a life changing experience like no other; find out about postgraduate research at The University of Manchester.

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Start your PhD journey by finding the research project that best suits you. 

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Live projects

Search through our live research projects to find your future team.

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Getting in touch with a potential supervisor for your project is a crucial key part of your PhD journey.

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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Depending on the project you’re applying for, there are a range of options available at different times of the year.

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Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

Find out more about these funded PhD opportunities where you gain valuable practical experience while training as part of a cohort.

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Start your new tomorrow. Find out how to submit an application.

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