University of Manchester (United Kingdom) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Semester 1: mid-September — end of January
  • Semester 2: beginning of February — mid-June

See: Key dates.

Requirements

The standard language requirement is IELTS 6.0 with not less than 5.5 in any one component. See: Entry requirements.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes.

Language of instruction

English.

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month
Credits

Normal study load per semester: 50–60 Manchester credits (25–30 EC). Regular courses are worth 10 or 20 Manchester credits (5 or 10 EC).

Number of places available

Two places for ten months at most.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

For questions about study abroad not answered on this site, you can seek assistance from the International Office Geosciences (about language proficiency, finances, motivation etc.). For questions about study plans and exam regulations, please contact your study advisor.

Email international.geo@uu.nl (include your name, programme and student number)
Telephone +31 30  253 95 59
Address Koningsberger building (1st floor)

Opening hours

The International Office is open and can be reached by telephone on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 10:30 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:30 (or by appointment).