Support and advice

The University of Manchester has a reputation for supporting and caring for its students.

All courses are supported by a team of highly skilled administrative staff, providing an excellent support service to students.

There are many advantages to undertaking your undergraduate studies in an institute of our size, with an excellent international reputation and decades of experience.

Renowned research

Benefit from a research-informed approach to teaching and learning which draws upon the Global Development Institute's internationally recognised research centres and activities.

Find out more on our research centres page. 

Specialist study

A combination of core and optional course units allows you to tailor your studies to topics of professional concern or specialist interest, and your final dissertation enables an in-depth focus on a particular topic relating to your specialism.

Further study

There is potential for students to go on to further study across our master's courses.

If you might be interested in pursuing further study at The University of Manchester, visit our postgraduate research page. 

A network of excellent support

GDI’s programme administration team are committed to ensuring you enjoy your time in Manchester, and have immediate access to friendly advice and any assistance you might need.

International support

The University offers a large number of support services specifically designed for international students, including international societies, orientation programmes and many other initiatives.

Visit the international students section of the University website for more information. 

GDI Lecture Series

GDI boasts a successful ongoing seminar series designed to encourage a broader understanding of the field of international development.

Visit our events page for more information. 

Student enquiries

If you are either a current or former postgraduate taught master’s student and have any queries please visit the School Student Intranet pages.

Alternatively, you can visit our contact us page.