Why choose The Manchester College? - School Leavers

Sixth form or college? The best of both worlds.

Do you want to do your A-levels?

Do you want to get your career started with a work-related course?

Whatever you want to do, The Manchester College can help make it happen. Our class sizes are small and we’ll offer you all the individual support you’ll need. At the same time, you’ll enjoy the facilities and great atmosphere of a large college.

You can choose from a wide range of academic and work-related courses and apprenticeships.


We aim to give you the confidence and qualifications for work or university-level study.


We invest in state of the art buildings, technology and equipment. We have campuses all over Manchester. Some of our campuses have award-winning ‘green’ buildings.


At The Manchester College you’ll be supported at every step.

You’ll have regular meetings with your personal tutor to chat about your progress. They’ll be able to give you advice when you’re thinking about work or university-level study.


We hope you’ll have a lot of fun alongside your studies. You’ll have the chance to play sports or try new things, like DJ-ing, music and photography. These activities are a great way to make friends.

We look forward to meeting you!

Whatever you want to do, whoever you want to be, The Manchester College can help make it happen. We look forward to you joining us.

Click on one of our guides for more information

  • Our school liaison team and what they can offer you
  • Our school leaver parents’ and guardians’ guide