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Studying at INTO Manchester

The INTO Manchester advantage

INTO Manchester gives you the widest choice of progression degree options, thanks to our partnership with 16 NCUK universities.

Passing the International Foundation guarantees you a conditional place on an undergraduate degree at a NCUK university.

You also have the freedom and flexibility to apply to other institutions.

  • INTO Manchester has helped more than 900 international students progress to a UK university.
  • This includes 8 of the top 10 UK universities targeted by top graduate employers (High Fliers, 2014).
  • 92% of students enrolled on an INTO Manchester academic programme progressed to a UK university.
  • 76 UK universities made offers to INTO Manchester students in 2015.
  • Leading universities that have already welcomed our students include the universities of Manchester, Cambridge, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Warwick, Nottingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, Southampton, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol.

You'll get to use local university facilities as part of your learning. For example, as a science student you'll get to work in Manchester Metropolitan University laboratories.

As an INTO Manchester students, you'll also be able to apply for a number of scholarships.

INTO Manchester staff are committed to your success

Worried about learning in a new country? Or in a new language? No matter which INTO Manchester course you study, you can be sure that it's been created with international students in mind.

You'll be gently guided into the UK education system, as well as any unfamiliar teaching styles. Additionally, you'll take either an IELTS preparation class or an English for Academic Purposes module. These will help you improve your English language and study skills, and build your confidence in taking exams.

You'll be taught by teachers dedicated to helping international students prepare for university success. And you'll receive regular progress reports to help you stay on track to meet your academic goals.

All of our English language courses are accredited by the British Council.

All the support you need

You'll often hear INTO students say, 'it's the great staff that have made our experience great' – which is why we have a student satisfaction score of 93%.

Expert Student Services staff will go above-and-beyond to help you. From the big things such as securing visas, to the small details like applying for a bank account and registering with a doctor, you'll always get the help you need.

Our International Placement Officer and University Link Tutors will help guide you towards making the right choices.

You'll be assisted through the university application process, get help with your personal statement, and have the opportunity to meet university representatives to answer any questions.

You'll also get help finding an alternative university place if you need to consider other options.

Scholarships for INTO Manchester students

INTO Manchester offers a range of scholarships to help with your tuition fees, regardless of your background or financial situation.

More about scholarships