The University of Manchester is one of the top teaching and research universities in Europe. Students may study in any academic discipline within the university, which has particularly strong offerings in the social sciences, such as history, political science, and geography. The University of Manchester sits in the midst of a cosmopolitan city, making it the perfect spot for experiencing museums, music, theatre, and sports.
University: University of Manchester (UoM)
Student body: 40,250 (26,855 undergraduate)
International students at university: 11,545 (5,825 undergraduate)
The College’s agreement enables students to study in any academic discipline within the university. Faculties include:
- Science and Engineering
- Biology, Medicine and Health
Specialist pathways are also available to exchange students. These pathways provide students with specific skills in a range of areas.
- English Language Pathway
- Pre-Law Pathway
- Leadership and Service Pathway
- Sustainability initiative
Course load: IU students must take 15 credits (50/60 UoM credits)
Language of instruction: English
Grades + Transcripts: UoM uses a numeric grading system from 0-100%. The pass mark is 40%.
At the student’s request, IU departments will review courses to determine how they will apply to your degree. Please note that IU does not accept Pass/Fail.
Spring semester: January 30 – June 9, 2023
Students will need to arrive in Manchester in advance of the semester start date, which will be provided upon acceptance.
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Some academic schools at UoM are able to offer assessments (tests, papers, etc.) in December so that students can complete their studies for the semester and return home in time for the spring semester in Bloomington.