Fees and funding

There's lots of financial support available to help you while you're studying.

Find out more about fees and funding at Manchester and what you may be eligible for:

Undergraduate

Will my application to the UK Student Loans Company be affected by the outbreak? (UK students only)

No. UK and EU applicants to courses starting in September 2020 can apply for student finance online as normal. More information is available in the following government press release:

SLC Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

What financial support is available from the University? (UK students only)

We believe that finance shouldn’t be a barrier to you coming to Manchester and being successful. We've one of the most generous financial support packages in the UK. Approximately a third of all our undergraduate UK students will receive bursaries of up to £2,000 per year. The University is committed to supporting eligible UK students from low-income households through our financial support packages (bursaries and scholarships). Further information can be found on our university support student finance webpages.

For those students that don't have access to a computer or financial means to purchase one, the University has an IT Access scheme to provide laptops loans and help getting online. We're also able to offer financial support, thanks to more than 2,000 amazingly generous alumni, staff and friends of the University who have donated more than £1 million to our Emergency Hardship Fund.

We'll be sending out more information over the summer months about the type of support available and how to apply.

 

If some elements of my teaching are online, will I be charged the full published tuition fees?

Students will be charged the full published tuition fees for 2020 entry.

We're absolutely committed to delivering the highest-quality learning and student experience at Manchester and are very much looking forward to welcoming students onto our campus as soon as we can. We're currently planning for every eventually in order to follow UK government advice and either begin the new semester wholly online, or deliver some activity on campus but provide our lectures and some other aspects of learning online.

We're confident that students will still be able to engage with their programme of study effectively, and receive the highest-quality learning and student experience, no matter what the circumstances.

Will there be any financial support for students who don't have access to IT equipment? (UK only)

For those UK students that do not have access to a computer or financial means to purchase one, the University has an IT Access scheme to provide laptops loans and help getting online.

We are also able to offer financial support, thanks to more than 2,000 amazingly generous alumni, staff and friends of the University who have donated over £1 million to our Emergency Hardship Fund.

We will be sending out more information over the summer months about the type of support available and how to apply.

Postgraduate

If some elements of my teaching are online, will I be charged the full published tuition fees?

Students will be charged the full published tuition fees for 2020 entry.

We're absolutely committed to delivering the highest-quality learning and student experience at Manchester and are very much looking forward to welcoming students onto our campus as soon as we can. We're currently planning for every eventually in order to follow UK government advice and either begin the new semester wholly online, or deliver some activity on campus but provide our lectures and some other aspects of learning online.

We're confident that students will still be able to engage with their programme of study effectively, and receive the highest-quality learning and student experience, no matter what the circumstances.

Will there be financial support for students who don't have access to IT equipment? (UK only)

For those UK students that do not have access to a computer or financial means to purchase one, the University has an IT Access scheme to provide laptops loans and help getting online. We are also able to offer financial support, thanks to more than 2,000 amazingly generous alumni, staff and friends of the University who have donated over £1 million to our Emergency Hardship Fund. We will be sending out more information over the summer months about the type of support available and how to apply.

Can my application fee be refunded if I no longer want to apply/attend due to coronavirus?

Unfortunately not as the application fee is non-refundable. However the University will refund the £1,000 tuition fee deposit/acceptance deposit to any student who is unable to take up their place because of ongoing disruption associated with coronavirus.

Can I get a refund on my tuition fee deposit if I'm unable to attend/travel due to coronavirus?

The University will refund the £1,000 tuition fee deposit/acceptance deposit to any student who is unable to take up their place because of ongoing disruption associated with coronavirus.