Progress to the
University of Manchester

with an International Foundation Year

Your journey to the University of Manchester starts with an NCUK Foundation Year

Based in a dynamic city, the University of Manchester offers a world-class learning experience. With an International Foundation Year, we'll help you get there.

With a welcoming and accessible environment, the University of Manchester provides an ideal base for international students studying in the UK.

Start your university career with an NCUK Foundation Year at British Study Centres. As well as improving your English language and critical skills, you’ll be guaranteed a place at one of our partner universities including the University of Manchester.

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Pathway Courses

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Engineering Foundation Year

Perfect for students who would like to study any of a range of engineering programmes after the Foundation Year.

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Business Foundation Year

The right choice for students interested in taking a business-related course after the Foundation Year.

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Humanities Foundation Year

Students who would like to progress to a degree such as Law, Journalism, Literature or Politics after the Foundation Year.

Study at the University of Manchester

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Career opportunities

Over 93% of graduates going straight into employment or further study.

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Academic excellence

25 Nobel prize winners among former and current staff and students. The university is also part of the prestigious Russell Group.

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Highly rated

27th Best University in the World according to 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Student Case Study

“My greatest achievement so far was getting admitted to The University of Manchester and being awarded the NCUK Prize Award. NCUK was a brilliant platform for me to get to my dream university.”

Yuting Tang, University of Manchester, BAEcon (Hons) Business Studies and Sociology

Want to study at the University of Manchester?

Find out more about your Pathway options.

Your future at the University of Manchester

Your journey towards studying at the University of Manchester starts with an International Foundation Year. Gain the skills you need to progress and be guaranteed a place at prestigious universities across the UK. Watch the video to find out what it's like to study at the University of Manchester.

Still not convinced? Here's why to study in the UK.

Discover our courses:

University of Manchester popular courses

The University of Manchester is known for high-quality teaching across all departments. Previous Foundation Year students have progressed to:

  • Actuarial Science and Mathematics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Textile Science and Technology
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Software Engineering

For a full list of progression courses please visit the NCUK website.