Access Education

We are committed to supporting the very best students from all backgrounds to study our Education courses.

You may be wondering what financial support is available to you to study our courses, whether you will have the right grades to get in, or how different university study will be from school or college. We have support in place to help in all of these areas.

Access schemes

Manchester offers several access schemes to give you a taste of university life. If you complete them successfully you will be better prepared for university-level study and could receive a reduced offer in the A-level (or equivalent qualification) grades required to study with us.

Education courses are involved in the following access schemes:

We may also make a reduced grade offer based on your contextual data.

Financial support

There is a range of financial support available to study our Education courses. For some eligible students this can add up to more than £3000 per year* of non-repayable bursaries from the University in addition to the repayable financial support you can apply for from the government.

Find out what you are eligible for:

Funding information correct for 2021 entry.

Student support at university

Manchester offers a wide range of student support, from online resources to peer support. We also offer one-to-one appointments with specialists from our award-winning services. Our careers service can even help you to find a part time job if you are looking to gain further financial security while studying. 

There is also additional specific support available to Education students in the School of Environment, Education and Devlopment. We can help with a range of issues from wellbeing to academic writing and study skills.

Explore Education

Find out more about what it is like to study Education: