INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

Welcome to INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

Your pathway to university success

INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester has helped over 700 international students just like you to secure a place at The University of Manchester.

Our courses will give you the specialist academic and English language skills you need to study – and succeed – at one of the best-ranked universities in the UK.

All successful International Foundation students are guaranteed an offer of a place on a relevant undergraduate degree.

If you're unable to meet the progression grades for The University of Manchester for any reason, our experienced progression team will support you in securing an alternative university place.

Courses designed to help you succeed

INTO courses are designed – and taught – exclusively for international students. You don't need any prior knowledge of the UK education system.

You'll be eased in to any unfamiliar learning styles, such as university lectures or group seminars, at a comfortable pace.

Worried about learning in English? Don't be! All of our courses include either an English for Academic Purposes module or an IELTS preparation class (including an IELTS test) to make sure you have the relevant language skills to succeed at a UK university.

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A study hub designed for you

The INTO Study Centre is located in a fully-restored Edwardian building, including all the latest learning technologies to help you achieve success.

You'll find 39 modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards and free Wi-Fi internet throughout.

There's also a well-equipped library and Learning Resource Centre, comfortable break-out areas for private study and socialising, and a Welcome Desk to answer any questions.

Live and learn in one of the most popular student cities in the world

Manchester is a student-focused city with over 100,000 students, including 18,000 international students. That's more than in any other region in the UK.

You'll find 153 languages spoken here, and it's been ranked as the number 1 UK city to live in for three years in a row (Global Liveability Survey 2013).

Manchester is very affordable, with a lower cost of living than many other UK cities. Everything you need is in walking distance, including a variety of sporting activities, nights out, food, shopping, art and culture.

The INTO Study Centre is just a 10 minute walk from the main train station, a 10 minute walk to The University of Manchester, and a 5 minute walk to Manchester Metropolitan University.

As an international student, you couldn't ask for a better place to study. 'Mancunians' (as they are known) are open and friendly, and will offer a warm welcome when you arrive.

Outstanding facilities at The University of Manchester

As a student of the UK's largest single-site university, you'll be able to take advantage of an unparalleled range of outstanding facilities.

The University of Manchester has already invested £750 million in student satisfaction, with a further £1 billion to follow by 2022.

You'll have access to a multiple award-winning careers services, and sports facilities ranked in the UK's top 20 (British Universities and Colleges Sport League 2014-15).

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