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postgraduate taught courses open day

Postgraduate taught courses open days

Want to learn more about life on a postgraduate taught course in Manchester? Then come along to one of our open days.

The next postgraduate taught open day will take place on Wednesday, 22 November 2017.

Register now

The final programme of events for 2017 has not been confirmed, however, you can view the typical timetable for the day below, or download last year’s open day programme (PDF document, 3.3MB) to view offline.



Campus tours – leaving every 20 minutes

Accommodation tours – leaving every 20 minutes

Welcome desk, University Place (37)


Arrival and registration

Complimentary refreshments will be provided

Welcome desk, University Place (37)


Student Experience exhibition


  • Accommodation Office
  • Students’ Union
  • SPORT Manchester
  • Library/Alan Gilbert Learning Commons/My Learning Essentials
  • Manchester Enterprise Centre
  • The Atrium/finance and funding
  • Careers Service
  • Visas and immigration

University Place (37)


Postgraduate study at The University of Manchester

This presentation provides an overview of life as a postgraduate student at Manchester. It includes information on the teaching and learning environment, the nature of postgraduate study and the service, facilities and support on offer to enable you to make the most of your studies.

Professor Kersti Börjars

Lecture Theatre B, University Place (37)


Postgraduate Student Finance

This presentation outlines the potential funding sources for taught postgraduate students and will include information about the postgraduate loan. More general financial considerations and advice will be offered.

Lecture Theatre B, University Place (37)


Events in Schools and Faculties

Various locations       


Please note that this open day is not suitable for those interested in undertaking a postgraduate research programme (research master’s programmes, or PhDs / other doctoral study).

Hear from our staff

Listen to Dr David Brown, Director of Postgraduate Taught Education in our School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, discuss the open day and postgraduate life in Manchester.

Watch a recording of the presentation ‘Postgraduate study at The University of Manchester’, which was delivered as part of the last postgraduate taught course open day.