Welcome to Manchester.

Helping you find your future.

The world is changing right now – postgraduate study at Manchester can help you find your future.

Our virtual open week took place from Monday, 2 to Friday, 6 November, showcasing taught and research programmes available at Manchester in 2021. Sessions are now available for you to stream and you can still live chat with current students whenever you like.

Explore postgraduate study at Manchester

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Virtual talks

Academic staff delivered live subject talks, providing an overview of the programme, teaching methods and more.

Steam sessions
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Chat to a student

Our student ambassadors are online and ready to answer your questions about postgraduate life at Manchester.

Live chat
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COVID-19 response

We’re sharing regular coronavirus updates on our website, including advice for prospective students.

Learn more
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Download a prospectus

Our 2021 postgraduate prospectus is packed with information, including how to submit an application and funding options.

Download now

Our top picks

Welcome to Manchester

(Taught courses)

An unmissable introduction to life at Manchester, covering student experience, the unique city culture and the University’s research pedigree. We will also cover the measures we have in place for current master’s students to be to study safely.


  • Why Manchester?
  • COVID-19 update
  • Live Q&A
Stream session
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Teaching, learning and student experience

(Taught courses)

Find out what to expect from your teaching and learning experience from September 2021, including our delivery methods for both online and face-to-face learning.


  • Online learning
  • Face-to-face teaching
  • Live Q&A
Stream session
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Student visas (international)

(Taught and research programmes)

Join our specialist visa team as they provide a detailed overview of the types of visas available for international students wishing to study at Manchester and the support that the University can offer when applying.


  • Types of visas
  • Application process
  • Live Q&A
Stream session
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(Taught and research programmes)

Explore all things accommodation at Manchester, including safety measures we’ve put in place to protect residents during COVID-19 and support available for students joining us from other countries.


  • COVID-19 update
  • Application process
  • Accommodation guarantee

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Student finance (UK)

(Taught and research programmes)

Join our Student Funding Team for an overview of postgraduate funding options for UK students. This session will mainly cover funding options for master’s students, including an overview of the master’s loan and some detail will also be provided on the PhD loan.


  • Postgraduate loans
  • Manchester Master’s Bursary
  • Application process

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(Taught and research programmes)

Learn more about our award-winning Careers Service and the support that’s in place to help you boost your employability and connect with you with future employers.


  • Postgraduate careers workshops
  • Online careers resources
  • Live Q&A

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Find a postgraduate programme

Chat with current staff and students

Our team of student ambassadors are online and ready to share what life at Manchester is really like.

Search by subject area and country to find the student you’d like to speak to.

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Explore Manchester

Take our virtual tours of the campus, accommodation and city, and get a feel for what your life at Manchester could be like.

Supporting you

Our support is built around you. Our teams are here to help you be your best and broaden your horizons past your degree.

Useful resources

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Download our prospectus

Download a copy of our 2021 postgraduate prospectus to find out more about taught and research life at Manchester.

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Search our programmes

Our postgraduate programmes are led by world-leading minds. Use our programme search to get inspired by what you could study.

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