Ready to take on the future?
At Manchester, we’ve always been about pushing forward. Since 1824, great minds have come here to challenge assumptions, create the exceptional and shape the future.
Explore our online prospectus to discover how you can make your mark at Manchester. Whether you’re learning from the latest research or making a difference in our communities, you’ll be creating a better future not only for you, but for others too.
And as everything’s digital, you’re already saving trees and playing your part in our commitment to social responsibility.
27th best university
in the world
(QS World University Rankings, 2021)
University of the year for graduate employment
(The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020)
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Applying to Manchester
We want to make it as simple as possible for you to prepare and submit an application for university.
- You will use UCAS to make and manage your application
- Applications for 2022 entry open: 1 September 2021
- Application closing dates vary depending on the course
All students with the potential to benefit from a university education should be able to access Manchester, regardless of their background.
We offer a range of programmes to open up the university experience and support students before and during their time with us, including:
- Contextual offers
- Access Manchester
- Manchester Access Programme
How to choose your course
Choosing your undergraduate course is a big but exciting decision.
It’s important to remember that there are lots of reasons to study a certain subject and the right fit for one person may not be best for another.
Here are some things to consider when making your shortlist:
- What subjects do you enjoy?
- What are your talents and special skills?
- Is there a career path you would like to follow?
- What issues do you feel passionate about solving?
Your future career
If you’re thinking about life after university, then you’ve come to the right place.
As a Manchester student, you’ll get plenty of opportunities to boost your employability and set yourself up for the future.
Here's how we’ll help you prepare for a successful career:
- Award-winning Careers Service
- Access to our global alumni network
- Work placement and internship opportunities
- Personal development initiatives
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Scholarships and funding
Support from the University
We have a range of bursaries and scholarships available for UK students who need extra financial support to access university.
If you're worried about the cost of university, here's where you can find out if you're eligible for one of the funding programmes in place at Manchester.
Funding for international students
We know that finance is a key consideration for international students when choosing to study at university in the UK.
Our international fees and funding guidance is designed to make it simple to find out how much studying in Manchester will cost and how to get support through scholarships or grants.