University of Manchester
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At The University of Manchester we conduct a wide range of high-quality research that is rivalled by few other universities, as demonstrated by our submission to the Research Excellence Framework. Much of this research combines expertise from across disciplines, making the most of the opportunities that our size and breadth of expertise affords.
The University of Manchester’s research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet. These areas of investigation feature a unique concentration of high-quality research activity. They allow us to bring the best minds together to find new ways forward.
Study on a postgraduate research programme at Manchester and you’ll be part of a community whose work has an impact on people’s lives across the globe.
With a breadth of research activity that’s unrivalled in the UK, we work across disciplines and beyond the University, connecting the brightest minds to find innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
Manchester Doctoral College (MDC) has oversight of all doctoral training and researcher development across The University of Manchester. Therefore, the MDC team works to focus attention on postgraduate research requirements and develop cross-disciplinary, cross-School and cross-Faculty collaboration to enrich the student experience.
Above all, MDC is responsible for supporting all postgraduate research students by providing a stimulating research environment and through developing researcher development programmes, funding opportunities and postgraduate-specific facilities.
In ther words, we attract some of the best students in the world and MDC has established flagship funding opportunities. For instance, the President’s Doctoral Scholarship award scheme, to support the next generation of leaders in research.