Geography has been taught at Manchester for more than 120 years. We have been rated as excellent for teaching and produce research of global excellence.
Our international research expertise crosses diverse areas, including:
- economic geography
- environmental change
- geographical information systems (GIS)
- political ecology
- upland hydrology
- urban geography
- water management.
We integrate our postgraduate courses into our research ethos, which aims to produce both theoretically and policy-relevant contributions to geographical knowledge.
Browse the profiles of our current Geography PhD students.
Find out more about the research interests of our Geography supervisors.
Explore the full list of PhD opportunities offered by the School of Environment, Education and Development.
Postgraduate research funding
We offer various PhD scholarships and funding opportunities that cover tuition fees and living costs while you study.