Manchester Access Programme – closing on Monday

by | Dec 12, 2018

The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) closes for applications at 5pm on Monday, 17 December!

MAP, The University of Manchester’s flagship widening participation scheme for local Year 12 students, aims to help Year 12 students who live or study in Greater Manchester and meet specific criteria, to secure a place at The University of Manchester, or another research-intensive university.

MAP participants complete a portfolio of work that demonstrates specific knowledge and skills. Tasks include completing an academic assignment (with the full support of a University staff member), attending a two-day University Life Residential and participating in a number of workshops based on individual interests.

If you successfully complete MAP, there are lots of benefits:

  • Receive advice and guidance for your UCAS application and personal statement.
  • Receive an early decision on your UCAS application (if you decide to apply to The University of Manchester).
  • Be awarded the Undergraduate Access Scholarship (currently £1000), if you start an undergraduate course at The University of Manchester.
  • Receive a reduced offer of up to two A-Level grades (or equivalent) below the standard entry offer at The University of Manchester.
  • Enhance your skills, such as your time management and team-working skills.
    Prepare for different types of teaching and learning at university.
  • Gain information about the different types of university courses available and what it’s like to be a university student.

Application Instructions
MAP will close for applications at 5pm on Monday, 17 December. You can find the application form and further information on the MAP website.

If you have any queries, please get in touch with the MAP team at or 0161 306 6505.

Jenny Sloan | Widening Access Project Lead | Student Recruitment and Widening Participation