Manchester Metropolitan University

International Summer School



The Faculty of Arts and Humanities proudly invites you to our International Summer School 2017.

Monday 10 July - Saturday 29 July 2017

The International Summer School is a fantastic opportunity to experience the vibrant life of Manchester, discover British history and culture, develop your academic skills, and meet new friends from around the world.

We anticipate a high level of interest in our programme. If you would like to register in advance please use our online form.

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What you will study:

Based at our City Centre campus, you will enjoy lectures, seminars and workshops, combined with guided cultural visits; all delivered by expert teaching and research staff.

Below are examples from the programme.

  • Manchester in History
    Explore the creation of the class system and the struggles for social justice and equality.
  • The Way British Politics Works
    Engage in lively debates about the British Political system.
  • Music, Fashion & Youth Culture
    Discuss Manchester’s youth culture, world-famous for creating music and fashion trends.
  • Multimedia Journalism
    Discover this exciting new field and learn how the media is changing in the 21st century.
  • Britain's Uneasy Relationship with Europe
    Explore Britain’s association with Europe since 1945 and uncover the reasons behind the uneasy relationship.
  • Gothic Manchester
    Examine the darker side of British literature through tales of haunted houses.
  • Multicultural Britain
    Investigate the diverse range of identities in modern multicultural Britain.
  • Language of Crime and Justice
    Exploring the discourses of British policing.
  • Football and British Culture
    Analyse the role of “the beautiful game” in society and consider its impact on culture.
  • Study Skills Workshops
    Enhance your study skills by attending workshops.

For an example of what students can expect on the course, view our 2016 Programme Timetable.


What's included:

The programme includes:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Cultural Programme
  • Social Programme
  • Airport collection
  • Welcome and farewell meals

Activities and visits include:

  • Walking tours of Manchester
  • People’s History Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Manchester Art Gallery
  • City of Chester
  • City of Liverpool
  • The Lake District

Who should apply:

The course is suitable for students who have completed one year of undergraduate study taught in English. If you are not studying a course taught in English, you must have an IELTS score of 6, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent). You must also have achieved academic grades equivalent to 2.5 USA GPA standard or equivalent.

Fees and key dates:

Summer School Dates: Monday 10 July to Saturday 29 July 2017
Guideline Price: £1,990

UKBA visa checker

Students applying for the course should visit the UK boarder agency website to check what type of visa you will need to travel to the UK. Manchester Metropolitan University will issue you with an visa invitation letter which you must use to apply for a visa. You must arrange and pay for your own visa and it is your responsibility to ensure you select the correct one. If your visa is denied or you select the wrong type of visa, you may be withdrawn or denied entry into the UK and onto the course. Manchester Metropolitan University has no authority to issue visas directly.

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To apply, download our application form. Please fill in the required fields on the word document and send it to with 'Application and your name' in the subject field.

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If you would like more information on the International Summer School please register your interest or contact us at

Register your interest

Download the International Summer School Booklet

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Students that have been accepted on the programme should join our Facebook group to receive regular updates and to meet other students attending the summer school.