University of Manchester
|The University of Manchester|
|Approximate semester dates:||Semester 1 (Autumn semester): September-January
Semester 2 (Spring semester): January-June
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Full time load equivalent:||60 credits per semester|
Fields of Study Available:
This is not an exclusive list of the Disciplines available.
Humanities & Social Sciences:
Sciences & Health Sciences:
Business & Law:
Note: Students without a good level of prior study in a discipline should apply for courses at Levels 1 and 2 only. Level 3 courses are final year courses intended for students who have specialised in a subject area for at least 2 years.
Architecture in Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) - Postgraduate MArch students only (September start only, apply by October deadline a year before your exchange) More info: http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=6611 MArch students can only go on exchange in their 2nd and/or 3rd semesters.
Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.
|Restricted Fields of Study:||
Please do not select courses from Manchester Business School course catalogue.
Places on the following courses are in high demand and will fill up quickly:
Geography or Electrical Engineering - not available
For applicants whose first language is not English: you need to provide evidence of English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 overall. The following subject areas require higher scores:
Equivalent scores in TESOL, Pearson Test of English or a range of High School English examinations also accepted. Please note that IELTS and TOEFL scores are only valid for 2 years. Read more: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/international/studyabroadandexchanges/exchange/entry/
|Approximate living expenses:||
GBP 8,000 per year
Single-semester exchange only
Undergraduate exchange only (except MArch students)
For students going on exchange in UQ's sem 2: provisional (interim) transcripts will be emailed to UQ in March. Official transcript will be posted to UQ Abroad in August in the following year for credit transfer purposes.***If you go on exchange in your FINAL YEAR, this will delay your graduation. ***
University accommodation at Manchester: not guaranteed, but usually available. The choice of housing in Manchester's Semester 2 (January to June) is often very restricted.
Free Airport Collection service available in September
Manchester Leadership Programme: You will attend guest lectures and online tutorials, participate in volunteering activites and earn credits at the same time!
- The university is at the heart of Manchester. Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery and John Rylands Library in the city centre are also part of the university. You can enjoy both a city life and a campus community.
- The university boasts 23+ Nobel Prize winners among its current and former staff and students, the third highest number in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge.
- The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering houses a flight simulator and various wind tunnels including supersonic and hypersonic tunnels.
- Manchester is known throughout the world for its famous football teams and its popular music scene. Man Utd's home ground at Old Trafford is the largest club ground in the UK. You can buy discounted match tickets from the Students' Union!