Course unit list
Most disciplines are able to offer assessment before the Christmas break so that students who are required to return to their home institution by early January can complete their studies at Manchester in time to facilitate this.
Please note that, where available, alternative assessment can only be granted where a clash of semester dates requires a return to an overseas institution before the end of the fall semester in Manchester. Home university verification will be required. Fall assessment is also only available to students studying at Manchester for the fall semester only.
When you follow the links below, you will notice that in some cases you are taken to a page which begins with general information about the three-year bachelors degree programme in that subject area. Much of this introductory information is not relevant for study abroad and exchange students, who are allowed to select individual course units from across different levels and degree programmes. You should therefore simply scroll towards the bottom of each page to find the links through to the individual course units available for you to select. Please disregard instructions about certain units being mandatory.
Please note that the course units displayed on the site are for the current academic year, which runs from September to January. If your application for study is for the following academic year, course units are expected to be updated in May prior to the relevant September academic year start. Many course units run consistently from year to year, but you should remember when constructing your Proposed Study Plan that there may be changes to course-unit availability in the next academic year.
|Courses||Fall assessment available?||Faculty|
|Accounting and Finance (PDF document, 212KB. Please check individual course units for availability for study abroad students)||Yes||Humanities|
|Aerospace Engineering||No||Science and Engineering|
|Art History and Visual Studies||Yes||Humanities|
|Biological Sciences||Yes||Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Business and Management (PDF document, 212KB)||Yes||Humanities|
|Chemistry||No||Science and Engineering|
|Chemical Engineering||No||Science and Engineering|
|Classics and Ancient History||Yes||Humanities|
|Civil Engineering||No||Science and Engineering|
|Computer Science||No||Science and Engineering|
|Earth Sciences||Yes||Science and Engineering|
|English Language and Linguistics||Yes||Humanities|
|Environmental Science||Yes||Science and Engineering|
|Fashion Retailing||Yes||Science and Engineering|
|History of Science, Technology and Medicine||Yes||Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Interdisciplinary Learning (including Leadership and Service)||Yes|
|Languages (for non-specialists)||Yes||Humanities|
|Management and Leisure||Yes||Humanities|
|Materials Science||No||Science and Engineering|
|Mathematics||No||Science and Engineering|
|Mechanical Engineering||No||Science and Engineering|
|Middle Eastern Studies||Yes||Humanities|
|Neuroscience||Yes||Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Nursing (restricted availability)||No||Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Petroleum Engineering||EART units only||Science and Engineering|
|Physics and Astronomy||No||Science and Engineering|
|Planning and Landscape||Yes||Humanities|
|Politics and International Relations||Yes||Humanities|
|Psychology||Yes||Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Religions and Theology||Yes||Humanities|
|Spanish and Portuguese Studies||Yes||Humanities|
|Textile Technology||Yes||Science and Engineering|
Please note that restrictions apply to courses units offered in some subject areas and that appropriate academic prerequisites are always required.