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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.

For an idea of what to expect at an open day, view a typical timetable of events below and a  programme of talks, including details of events taking place in Schools and Faculties, is available to download here (PDF document, 3.7MB). 

In addition, our Schools and Faculties often run information sessions and subject-specific open days. 





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
  • UoM Sport
  • Library/Alan Gilbert Learning Commons/My Learning Essentials
  • Manchester Enterprise Centre
  • Finance and funding
  • Careers Service
  • Visas and immigration
  • IT Services
  • Residential Life

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 services, facilities and support on offer which will enable you to make the most of your studies.

Dr Thea Cameron-Faulkner

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       

Open day programme

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.