Foundation year for UK students or international students (within EU)

If you do not have the appropriate subject background for direct entry to first year, or you have not studied the appropriate subjects in the required depth, you might need to undertake a foundation year course to bring you up to the right level for first year admission.

Successful completion of one of the following foundation options guarantees progression to the first year of a related undergraduate course at The University of Manchester.

You can choose from the following options, which may vary in terms of location, fees and entry requirements:

Engineering or Science with an Integrated Foundation Year

This foundation programme is taught on campus and is 'Year 0' of a four- or five-year course leading to a degree in science or engineering at The University of Manchester. Successful completion of the course leads directly on to Year 1 of your degree course.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 4742
Course profile: Engineering or Science with an Integrated Foundation Year

Biosciences with a foundation year

Successful completion of this integrated foundation year allows you direct entry to a three- or four-year degree course in the biosciences.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 5032
Course profile: Biosciences with a Foundation Year

Medicine including Foundation Year

The Manchester medicine programme educates, trains and prepares students for practice in the health care systems of today and the future.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 5025/5774
Course profile: Medicine including Foundation Year