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Faculty of Humanities

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Postgraduate research

Our postgraduate research in the Faculty of Humanities makes a contribution to addressing the social, economic and political challenges that we face.

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About us

The Faculty of Humanities:

  • offers world-class training, supervision and facilities for over 1000 postgraduate researchers.
  • invests more than £6 million each year from internal and external sources in support of our postgraduate researchers.
  • provides over 150 full studentships annually, including through the University’s flagship Presidential Doctoral Scholarship Award Scheme.
  • collaborates with universities and institutions outside the higher education sector, both nationally and internationally.
  • partners with research council-funded doctoral training centres, partnerships and research centres.
  • provides our postgraduate researchers with opportunities to develop knowledge exchange and employability skills with a range of non-HEI partners through a dedicated PGR placement scheme.
  • provides interdisciplinary training and researcher development opportunities through methods@manchester, artsmethods@manchester and our Researcher Development Team.