University of Manchester

Country: England

Location: Manchester

University Information

About the University

University of Manchester is a public research university founded in 1824 as Manchester Mechanics Institute until it became a university in 1880. The university accommodates over 40,000 students with 13,400 being postgraduates.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Manchester that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options for over 8,000 standard, ensuite and studio rooms available in 19 halls. From modern self-catering flats through to traditional college-style catered halls of residence.
  • Accommodation fees range from £98-£152 per week for 40-42 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Manchester boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students have the option to pay a part of their tuition fee costs in installments.
  • Engineering/ Science Foundation programme tuition fee costs £19,500. Biosciences costs £24,500.
  • INTO Pathway provider international programme fee costs between £18,365-£23,495.
  • Non-laboratory degrees costs £19,500 per year.
  • Laboratory degrees costs £24,500 per year.
  • Clinical years within Medicine and Dentistry costs £46,000.
  • Manchester Business school programme tuition fee costs between £19,500 – £31,000 per year.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • INTO


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Manchester offers scholarships:

  • Undergraduate Access Scholarship
  • Equity and Merit Scholarships for international masters for Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Manchester is leading research in:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Cancer
  • Energy
  • Global Inequalities
  • Industrial Biotechnology


University Ranking

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University Student Statistics

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University Courses

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