University of Manchester: Mental Health

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Web https://www.manchester.ac.uk
Email admissions.doctoralacademy@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)161 275 5608
Study type Research

Summary

Our PhD/MPhil Mental Health programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Mental Health.

Our postgraduate research programmes in mental health are based on individually tailored projects. Applicants are specifically matched with a primary academic supervisor according to their research interest and background.

All of our postgraduate research students have more than one supervisor, and our dynamic multidisciplinary supervisory teams typically cover a wide and diverse range of academic disciplines beyond mental health and psychology, including nursing, pharmacy, epidemiology and biostatics, informatics, health economics, sociology and qualitative research.

Our academics have internationally outstanding knowledge and expertise in conducting research studies in mental health across the life course. Particular strengths include:
- Severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (including the prodromal stages of these conditions);

- Dementia;

- Depression;

- Anxiety disorders;

- Personality disorders;

- Autism spectrum disorder;

- Attachment disorders;

- Self-harm and suicide;

- Homicide and other forms of interpersonal violence;

- Forensic mental health;

- Neurobiological and imaging studies;

- Mental health epidemiology.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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