Open days and study fairs

If you want to find out what studying for a master's or another postgraduate taught degree at Manchester is like, explore content from our virtual open week. You can also find out about future on-campus open days and the many study fairs we attend worldwide.

Explore our postgraduate virtual open week

If you’re considering postgraduate taught study, you’ll likely have questions about courses, the application process and our University experience. Explore content from our virtual open week to help you discover what postgraduate life at Manchester could look like for you.

Stream talks from teaching staff, chat with current students and explore campus from the safety of your own home.

Our open days on campus

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we have suspended all on-campus open days until further notice. Please explore content from the virtual open events that we have developed as an alternative.

Our postgraduate taught study open days give you the chance to visit our outstanding teaching and learning facilities and meet academics and current students in your subject area. You’ll also get information on funding, particularly the master's loan.

Example programme for on-campus open day

Here’s an example of a general programme for the day below or you can download a PDF copy of a previous full programme.

TimeEvent
11.30am–1pm Arrival, registration and student support exhibition
Visitors will be able to purchase their own lunch during this time.
1-1.30pm Welcome presentation
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.
1.30-2pm 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.
2pm onwards Faculty/School-based activity
Further information about the Faculty sessions will be available through the Guidebook app.
2-4pm Student finance drop-in session

Study fairs in the UK and worldwide

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are not currently travelling to attend study fairs in the UK and education fairs worldwide as normal. As soon as this changes, we will post details of upcoming events where you can meet us in person.

In the meantime, you can explore our postgraduate virtual open week to live chat with our staff and students.