Foundation Year for Medicine and Dentistry
A warm welcome to all our new students arriving at The University of Manchester.
This website will guide you through the next steps of the entry process to help you achieve a smooth transition into student life.
You will find key information about what to do before you arrive in Manchester and also what to expect in your first week here.
New students on the Foundation Year programme for Medicine and Dentistry should read the handbook:
Online teaching update
In response to an increase in the COVID-19 infection rate in Manchester and in line with our commitment to protect the health and wellbeing of our students, staff and the wider community, the University is increasing the level of online learning from Wednesday, 7 October 2020.
Your programme team will let you know how this affects your particular course. Please contact them with any questions.
Find out about the basic steps you need to take as a new student at Manchester.
Your first day
Find out what will happen on the first day of Welcome (21 September 2020) and the academic year (28 September).
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks
See answers to common questions about Disclosure and Barring Service checks.
Frequently asked questions
See answers to frequently asked questions about the Foundation Year programme for Medicine and Dentistry.
Find out how to seek support with your studies and life at Manchester.
Learn about getting support from students in other years, including a welcome event where you can ask them questions.
Foundation Year Administrative Assistant