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IT skills and systems

This section contains information and resources that will provide you with the knowledge you need to use University business systems effectively and securely, as well as take full advantage for standard desktop and mobile applications.

IT skills and desktop applications

University IT systems

Other resources

Research computing

IT Services provides advanced computing expertise, services and facilities for research and teaching use throughout the University of Manchester, including services such as the visualization and management of data and the use of advanced collaborative environments.

IT Services offers a range of courses to research postgraduates and staff that will improve your skills in all aspects of research computing including programming, high end computing and visualization. 

For more information on available training, please visit:

If you are an undergraduate or taught post-graduate, you can still access our course materials.

Other relative course programmes:

Ethical Review Management

The University has adopted an online ethics review software system (ERM) to manage the ethical review of research projects that involve human participants.

Please refer to the Research Governance, Ethics and Integrity website for how-to articles and tutorial videos on using the University's ERM system.