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  • The University of Manchester International Foundation programme 2010 - 2011
  • The University of Manchester
  • About The University of Manchester
    • International Excellence
      • The UK’s most popular university, with a community of international students from 180 countries.
      • Internationally recognised degrees with an unparalleled range of study options.
      • 23 Noble Prize winners have worked or studied at the University.
    • Employability and prospects
      • The fifth most recruited-from university in the world.
      • Best Careers Service in the UK for five successive years.
      • Links with employers worldwide.
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  • About The University of Manchester
    • Research excellence
      • Outstanding RAE scores.
      • Annually attracts more than £247 million in funding for external research.
      • Pioneering teaching informed by the latest research.
    • Dynamic Learning Environment
      • £630 million investment in facilities for research and teaching.
      • A friendly and multi-cultural campus.
      • One of the most poplular student cities in the world.
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  • The Virgin Alternative Guide to British Universities
    • There is no limit to the number of top-rated courses assessments – 96 per cent make our criteria of Academic Excellence, and the research here has a pedigree of its own.
    • University really opens your eyes to different social groups, cultures and religions and this is especially the case in Manchester, where they have one of the biggest international student bases in the UK.
  • The Guardian University Guide 2009
    • Its often the most popular among UCAS applicants, and is heavily targeted by the UK’s top graduate employers.
    • Shopping, bars and the epic architecture of the city’s industrial past and vibrant present are all a short walk away.
  • SJTU World Ranking 2008
    • UK - 5th
    • Europe - 6th
    • World - 40th
  • £630 million investment in facilities for research and teaching
    • Pictures of facilities at TUOM p6-11 of brochure
  • Manchester: The City
    • Purple Map with Manchester on from brochure p21
    • Worlds first industrial city.
    • Diverse and multicultural population.
    • One of the UK’s largest student populations.
    • Cultural capital of the north (over 300 restuarants, 50 museums and theatres, vibrant music scene).
    • Home to the biggest name in world football, Manchester United and the worlds richest club, Manchester City.
    • Gateway to the UK and beyond. (London 2 hours by train, 200 destinations daily from Manchester Airport).
  • Manchester: City
    • Pictures from p18/19 brochure?
  • Manchester: Sport
  • Manchester: Major 20 th Century Advances
    • Rutherford splitting the Atom
    • The development of the world’s first modern computer
  • UK: The North
    • Manchester is close to some of the UK’s most spectacular scenery, including: North Wales, The Lake District, The Peak District…
  • The INTO Centre
    • Pictures of the INTO Centre p22/23 brochure
  • Accommodation 1: Halls of Residence
    • Vibrant student community
    • 10 minutes walk to the INTO Manchester Centre
    • Single study bedroom
    • Internet access in study bedrooms
    • En-suite bathroom
    • Self catering
    • Shared kitchen equipped with basic appliances
    • Access to laundry
    • Assistance from INTO residential tutors
    • Halls of Residence Video: http:// www.youtube.com/user/INTOTV?feature =mhw4#p/u/3A30506E9191249C/2/qXlB0bza4Ho
  • Accommodation 2: Homestay
    • Sample English family life
    • Great way to develop conversational English
    • Single study bedroom
    • Shared family bathroom
    • Two meals every day to include breakfast and one main meal with lunch at weekends
    • Access to laundry
    • Located in and around Manchester
    • Homestay video: http:// www.youtube.com/user/INTOTV?feature =mhw4#p/u/1/JYquPVXvawo
  • International Foundation Programme
    • Exclusive partnership with The University of Manchester
    • Pathway into 2 faculties: Humanities and Engineering and Physical Science
    • Ensures International students have an additional year of academic preparation plus the required English language level for university entry
    • Academic entry criteria set by The University of Manchester – country specific
    • English entry level IELTS 5.5 minimum (with 5.5 in writing)
    • Guaranteed progression for students, subject to meeting performance criteria set by The University of Manchester
    • Annual monitoring by The University of Manchester
  • Pathway to degrees in Humanities, Law, Business, Management, Accounting and Economics
    • 3 compulsory modules: English and Study Skills, ICT, Independent Research Project
    • 3 of the following modules: Economics, Politics and Society, Maths, Business and Management
    • 2 intakes: September to June, January to June (intensive)
    • 25 hours class time per week
    • 6 EAP and Study Skills, 15 academic subject, 1 Independent Research Project, 2 ICT, 1 tutorial
    • Tuition fee: £10,950
  • Pathway to degrees in Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
    • 3 compulsory modules: English and Study Skills, ICT, Independent Research Project
    • 3 of the following modules: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths, Further Maths
    • 1 intake: September to June
    • 25 hours class time per week
    • 6 EAP and Study Skills, 15 academic subject, 1 Independent Research Project, 2 ICT, 1 tutorial
    • Tuition Fee: £10,950
  • What our students say
    • “ The atmosphere was great. The people were really friendly.  The students were from all over the world so you got to know people from other cultures.  The tutors were really good – they helped you when you needed it, and not just with the course, but outside the course.  It’s not always studying, we could enjoy Manchester too.”
    • - Abdul Rahim, now studying MEng Petroleum Engineering at The University of Manchester
  • What our students say
    • “ The tutors were fantastic, and really very encouraging.  The small groups meant I got lots of attention and the work was a good mix of class work and individual study.  The English course really helped me to understand essay structures and how to write academic essays.”  
    • - Fernanda Souza, now studying Politics and International Relations at The University of Manchester
  • What our students say
    • The English for Academic Purposes course was really helpful for preparing me to study at the University doing law.  When you’re doing a professional course like law, you’re doing a lot of essays, and referencing, and you have to structure essays properly, so this course was really helpful.
    • Also, because I am doing law, the politics classes were very helpful too.  What we’re doing at University now is what we were doing in politics last year, so it’s good that the INTO course prepared me to do this and the politics was one of the most useful things for me.  
    • - Fawad Syed, now studying Law at The University of Manchester
  • More Information
    • INTO Manchester
    • Bridgewater House
    • 58/60 Whitworth
    • Manchester
    • M1 6LT
    • Telephone (+44) (0) 161 279 7272
    • Fax (+44) (0) 161 234 0900
    • Email [email_address]
    • Web http://intohigher.com/universities/united-kingdom/into-manchester.aspx
    • Facebook INTO Manchester (fan page)
    • Twitter INTO_Manchester