Study Abroad at University of Manchester

  • Manchester is a mini-metropolis located in one of the most popular student cities with over 21,000 students.

  • University of Manchester offers some of the most extensive academic offerings of any single-site institution.

  • You will experience unparalleled facilities and a vibrant student life.


Manchester offers academic subject areas ranging from film studies and drama to computer engineering. You can take courses across the curriculum and may even have the chance to study under one of the University’s many Nobel Prize winners.

The large university campus absorbs and blends into the surrounding city of Manchester making for a dynamic university/city relationship. Considered by many to be the "capital" of northern England, the city pulses with energy. In addition to on-campus housing and student residences a short walk away, you can also live in the “Student Village” located in the Manchester suburb of Fallowfield.

If you want the experience of a university and an urban environment that is gritty, edgy and enjoys a genuinely unpretentious vibe, this is it. Whether it’s kebabs or house music, curry or hip-hop, Manchester caters to every class, background and culture.

CreditsContact a Past Participant

Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following hours of credit:

  • Spring semester: 15-16 credits.
  • Fall semester: 15-16 credits.
  • Fall term (certain subject areas only): 12 credits.
  • Academic year: 30-32 credits.

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: April 20
  • Spring semester: October 15
  • Academic year: April 20