Umass Advice
Application Guidance


There are a number of steps you will need to take when applying for university.

Step one: Choosing courses

So you’ve decided to apply to university; don’t think the decisions end there! There are over 50 000 courses available to current undergraduate students in the UK. There are lots of resources out there to help you, but at the end of the day it is your decision.

Check out our advice for Choosing a course and a university

Step two: Applying

You can apply for up to five courses using the online application system at Key dates for the application cycle can be accessed on the UCAS website.

Check out our advice for UCAS and personal statements & Admissions tests and interviews

Step three: Offers and replies

If you choose to apply to The University of Manchester your application will be considered against the course entry requirements and selection criteria. Information on the selection procedures for each of our courses can be found on The University of Manchester course profiles and in the entry profiles on the UCAS website.

If you are offered a place on a course at Manchester it will be subject to you meeting the academic conditions set out in the formal offer from UCAS and other other requirements that may be asked for. At this stage, you may also be invited to a post- application visit day at the University to meet with current students and academic staff in your chosen subject area.