The University of Manchester
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Manchester provides funding for a large number of postgraduate students each year, through funding provided by the UK’s seven research councils, as well as awards made directly by the university.
- Postgraduate research students may also be eligible for the President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) award.
- More than 100 awards are made each year to the most outstanding students from across the globe, across all subject areas.
- All PDS award-holders can access a bespoke suite of training activities, including advanced training in leadership, publication and time management.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
12,066 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 73%
- Part Time 27%
- UK 51%
- EU 6%
- Other 43%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & administrative studies||185||2160||2345|
|Engineering & technology||635||1300||1935|
|Subjects allied to medicine||375||640||1015|
|Medicine & dentistry||180||805||985|
|Historical & philosophical studies||105||105||210|
|Creative arts & design||45||100||145|
|Architecture, building & planning||25||110||135|
|Mass communications & documentation||10||45||55|
|Agriculture & related subjects||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.