Your undergraduate offer
Your journey to Manchester starts here.
Since 1824, great minds like yours have come here to challenge assumptions, create the exceptional and change the world. We can’t wait to welcome you to our student community and see how you’ll make your mark.
In the meantime, discover what makes our University and city so special and the steps you need to take to join us.
Our global reputation
We are also ranked the ninth best in Europe and sixth in the UK.
*(QS World University Rankings, 2023)
Learn from the world’s brightest minds and set yourself up for future success. You’ll benefit from our continuous investment in facilities and courses led by distinguished academics working at the forefront of their subjects.
Award-winning Careers Service
*(High Fliers Research, 2022)
Our global links, job market insight and work experience opportunities will help you prepare for an outstanding career.
Take advantage of our award-winning Careers Service (StudentCrowd, 2022) before, during and after your time at Manchester.
Find out more about your employability opportunities.
Top UK city to live in
*(The Economist’s Global Liveability Index, 2022)
The first of Britain's great modern cities, Manchester is a true original; a city that’s proud to do things differently.
Look forward to an exciting mix of sport, entertainment, art, culture, shopping and much more.
A diverse community
We're proud of our thriving, vibrant and diverse community of students and staff, with more than 44,000 students from 177 countries studying here, and 550,000 alumni worldwide.
Find out more about our offering for international sudents.
Making a difference
*(Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2022)
Social responsibility is one of our core goals and we’re committed to creating a healthier, fairer and greener world through teaching and learning, research and public engagement. With us, you’ll be empowered to make a difference to society and help shape our future.
Discover how you can get involved in socially responsible activities at Manchester.
Offer-holder next steps
You can find out more about your offer of a place and any conditions on UCAS.
You’ll need to wait until you receive your exam results before we can confirm your place. Most exam results are received automatically, but there are some examinations you'll need to tell us about.
If you’ve already satisfied the entry requirements for your course, we may have offered you an unconditional offer.
Explore our accommodation
With first-year accommodation guaranteed, there’s a home to suit everyone here.
Manchester halls of residence aren't just accommodation – they’re thriving communities. Whether you prefer an en suite, shared facilities, catered or self-catered halls, you can be certain that we have something for you.
Start making your mark today
Gain the knowledge to make a difference with our one-hour taster courses.
Discover the most pressing matters facing our future with the guidance of our academic experts, from tackling the global challenges facing humanity to understanding your role in shaping a fairer world.
Our taster courses offer a flavour of the hundreds of course units you can study alongside your degree with our University College of Interdisciplinary Learning (UCIL), broadening your horizons and inspiring you to make your mark.
Dedicated support from day one
We offer a wide range of tailored, one-to-one support to help you make the most of your university experience.
- Access extensive financial support and advice, including information on the cost of living, budgeting and more.
- Our support is built around you and our teams are here to help you take care of your wellbeing.
- If you have any additional needs, our dedicated Disability Advisory and Support Service (DASS) is here to help.
Chat to our students
Want to know more about life at Manchester?
Our friendly student ambassadors are online and ready to chat, share tips or answer any questions you might have about living and studying at Manchester.