British council
The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester


Knowledge, Wisdom, Humanity

Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, The University of Manchester enjoys an international reputation for pioneering research and innovation.
The University of Manchester is one of Britain's most famous and forward-thinking universities, with a rich heritage stretching back to 1824 and an exciting agenda for the future. Many major advances of the 20th century began here, including the birth of the computer, the work that led to the splitting of the atom and the founding principles of modern economics. Today, research remains at the heart of the University and the quality, breadth and volume of research activity is unparalleled in the UK, with strong collaborative links with industry across the globe.
Our story is one of world firsts and brilliant discoveries, with 25 Nobel Prize winners having worked or studied here.
According to the 2022 QS Ranking of World Universities, Manchester is ranked joint 27th in the world and 6th in the UK. One of the largest single-site universities in the UK, based in one of the most exciting cities in the world, Manchester is also a truly international institution - with over 11,000 international students welcomed to our campus each academic year.

Scholarships and grants

The University of Manchester is committed to supporting our students through our financial support packages of scholarships and bursaries. What you will be eligible for will depend on what you are studying and where you are domiciled; information about scholarships and bursaries for 2022 entry will be available on our website in due course:

You’re thinking about studying abroad – a big decision! In this session you will hear what makes a UK degree different and special. Discover the UK’s innovative teaching methods, learning through small discussion groups and amazing placements in industry. You can take special degrees in niche areas or mix the subjects you love to form your very own degree.
Caroline Townley, International Officer, University of Manchester
Caroline Townley, International Officer, University of Manchester
Caroline is the Country Manager for EU, EEA & Eurasian markets at The University of Manchester. With over 10 years’ experience of working in Higher Education and recruitment in a range of organisations, Caroline is passionate about the benefits studying in the UK can offer. Having lived and worked abroad, Caroline has a particular focus on employability and the co-curriculum/activities outside of the classroom when advising students.
Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
Mikaela studied at an international school in Sweden before moving to England in 2007 to study an undergraduate degree in Event Management. She started her career in higher education in 2010, and has covered several duties including student support, study abroad and exchange, partnerships, recruitment, and admissions. She is now in charge of student recruitment for Europe and North America at the University of Derby.


  • Accounting
Aerospace engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Archaeology
Architecture, building and planning
  • Architecture
  • Planning (urban, rural, and regional)
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology, biophysics, and biochemistry
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Zoology
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Hospitality, leisure, and tourism
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
Chemical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
Civil engineering
  • Civil engineering
Classical studies
  • Classical studies
Computer science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer science
  • Health informatics
  • Information systems
  • Software engineering
Creative arts
  • Cinematics and photography
  • Creative/imaginative writing
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Dentistry
  • Economics
  • Academic studies in education
  • Research and study skills in education
  • Teacher training
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical, process, and energy
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Polymers and textiles
  • Production and manufacturing
  • English
  • English and creative writing
  • English literature
Film, Cinematics & Photography
  • Film, Cinematics & Photography
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Geology
Historical and philosophical studies
  • Archaeology
  • History by area
  • History by period
  • History by topic
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and religious studies
Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • African studies
  • American studies
  • Ancient language studies
  • Asian studies
  • Celtic studies
  • Chinese studies
  • Classical Greek studies
  • Classical studies
  • Comparative literary studies
  • English studies
  • European studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Latin studies
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Middle Eastern studies
  • Portuguese studies
  • Russian and East European studies
  • South Asian studies
  • Spanish studies
  • Law
  • Marketing
Mathematical science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
Medicine and allied subjects
  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathology
  • Dentistry,dental hygiene, technology & health education
  • Dietetics
  • Medical technology
  • Medicine (general) and clinical
  • Medicine and health studies
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry
  • Oral medicine
  • Pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmacy
  • Midwifery
Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
  • Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
  • Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
  • Philosophy
Physical sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic and archaeological sciences
  • Geology
  • Materials science
  • Physical geographical sciences
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Social studies
  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • Development studies
  • Economics
  • Human and social geography
  • Politics
  • Social policy
  • Social work
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
Software engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Teaching
  • Theology


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