Living costs for master's students

Living costs for master's students in Manchester are comparable to other major UK cities but are much lower than in London.

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The estimates are based on average annual expenditure of a single postgraduate student on a full-time course.

These costs are intended as a guide only.

Estimated living costs 2020/21 for postgraduate students

Cost52 weeksWeekly cost (based on 52 weeks)
Accommodation (self-catered) £7,465 £143.56
Meals (excluding meals out) £2,025 £38.94
Clothes £520  
Local transport (excludes travelling home / visiting friends) £535 Weekly, monthly and annual bus passes available
Other (eg mobile phone bill, socialising, laundry, photocopying and printing) £2,600 £50
Total £13,145