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 change the world.
Explore our online prospectus to discover how you can make your mark at Manchester. We're one of the world's leading universities for social and environmental impact (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022) and as a student here, you’ll find opportunities to tackle the biggest challenges facing our planet and create a better future.
And as everything’s digital, you’re already saving trees and playing your part in our commitment to social responsibility.
28th best university
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Most targeted university by top graduate employers
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Applying to Manchester
Before you apply
Applications for 2023 entry are now open via UCAS
Use our checklist to help you prepare your application for a place at our University.
- Register for one of our undergraduate open days
- Home students – check UK entry requirements
- International students – check country-specific information for entry and English language requirements
- Make a note of application closing dates for your course
- Get an idea of student finance
Support for under-represented groups
We believe that all students with the potential to benefit from a university education should be able to access Manchester.
We have a range of programmes and support for students who need it the most. View one of our application guides to start your journey:
- Care experienced students (PDF document, 320KB)
- Estranged students (PDF document, 320KB)
- Refugees and asylum seekers (PDF document, 304KB)
How to choose your course
Choosing your undergraduate course is a big but exciting decision.
When searching for a course, it’s important to remember that there are lots of reasons to study a certain subject – the right fit for one person may not be the best for another.
Some things to consider are:
- 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
As a Manchester student, you’ll get plenty of opportunities to boost your employability and set yourself up for the future.
Our Careers Service placed second for Careers and Employability at the StudentCrowd University Awards 2022, based entirely on verified reviews from students. The service has programmes and services to help you prepare for a successful career:
Read Nancy’s blog about finding a job Unibuddy blog about finding a job after university
Connect with us
Stream webinars about undergraduate life, including applications, accommodation and funding.
Our in-person open days give you the chance to visit campus and attend a range of talks about accommodation, finance, life as a Manchester student and more.
Chat to students
Our students are online and ready to share what life at Manchester is really like.
Scholarships and funding
Support from the University
If you're worried about university costs, we can help you fund travel, tuition fees, IT equipment costs, and more.
We have a range of bursaries, scholarships and support funds available for UK students who need extra support.
Read Abisola’s experience of University support Cost of living landing webpage with student stories
Funding for international students
We know that finance is a key consideration for international students when choosing to study at university in the UK.
Explore our international funding guidance for advice on:
Read Hanya’s blog for international students Unibuddy blog about exploring Manchester from an international perspective