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  • Locations: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
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Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory, Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Carolyn Covalt
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 120 credit units/year, 60 credit units/semester Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Cultural Anthropology, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Science and Policy, Finance, History, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Linguistics, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see


The University of Manchester is among the top universities in the world and has an international reputation for its research. 

The University is consistently placed amongst the top universities in the United Kingdom.

The University has almost 4,000 academic and research staff, many with international reputations in their subjects, providing you with a stimulating learning environment and the highest standard of teaching.

In Manchester you can experience some of the best in contemporary and classic art and theatre, as well as exciting museum exhibitions at the University's Whitworth Art Gallery, Contact Theatre and Manchester Museum.

Manchester is considered England's second city after London, with much lower living costs than the capital.

It is one of Britain's livliest and most multicultural cities, buzzing with events, cinemas, exhibitions, clubs and bars that cater for every taste and background. It offers a vibrant world with which to engage during your study abroad experience.

Manchester caters for a wide range of culinary tastes so you can be sure to feel at home. The largest Chinatown in the UK has its home here, as does a variety of speciality food stores and restaurants including Thai, Halal and vegetarian/vegan.

The Study Abroad Unit has a team of people who are on hand to advise you at any time, committed to helping you with anything from pre-arrival questions to providing your academic transcript at the end of your time here.

Within the Faculties and Schools academics have been appointed to help advise you on the most appropriate courses to meet with your interests, ambitions and prior academic background.