Cost of living
Living costs in Manchester are comparable to other major UK cities but are much lower than in London.
As a student it is important to budget sensibly to ensure you have enough money for the duration of your studies.
Although living expenses can vary greatly from student to student, the table below gives a breakdown of the essential living costs of an average Manchester student for one academic year.
The estimates are based on average annual expenditure of a single postgraduate student on a full-time course.
|Estimated living costs 2012/13||52 weeks (£)|
(average cost for self-catering halls)
|Books and stationery||475|
|Other general living expenses
(e.g. photocopying and printing, laundry, phone calls, consumables, entertainment, sports, cooking equipment etc)
These costs are intended as a guide only.