Research course

Institute for Materials Research

University of Salford · College of Science and Technology
PhDMSc by researchMPhil

Entry requirements

At least an Upper 2nd Honour degree or equivalent in a related science or engineering discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

The IMR is one of the largest materials groups in the UK, bringing together Physicists, Chemists and Engineers, divided into a number of research groups, working on a variety of interdisciplinary research projects using the latest available techniques.

Department specialisms

Applied Mathematics, Atomic Collisions, Ion Beam Physics, Chemical Physics, Biomaterials, Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Magnetic Materials, Nanostructures, Characterisation, Modelling, Photonics, Non-Linear Science, Spray Research, Stress Analysis/Engineering

Information for international students

ORSAS funding for a number of overseas students; Marie Curie training site - funding for one year placements from PhD students from other European universities.

Fees and funding

EPSRC, industrial funding, ORSAS, DTA, GTA, Marie Curie training site

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Prof Keith Ross
0161 295 5881
0161 295 5147