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Find a course through clearing at UCEN Manchester

What is clearing? 

Clearing gives places to students on university courses that haven't been filled. More than 60,000 students gained an undergraduate place through clearing last year. Clearing is a good option for undergraduate applicants that decide to change course after receiving their results or didn't achieve the conditions for their firm and insurance choice on UCAS.

How does clearing work?

You can go through clearing if

  • You have a UCAS undergraduate application with no offers
  • Your exam results have been published
  • You apply within the clearing dates for 2019 entry

The clearing process is incredibly straightforward. Simply figure out what course you would be interested in doing from the list above and call the dedicated clearing number to discuss it further with someone from UCEN Manchester. You will be given instructions for next steps once you have confirmed your interest in the course. Deciding which course to choose through clearing? Check out our top tips for clearing or our handy infographic to guide you through your search.

Why go through clearing with UCEN Manchester? 

We have over 1,500 current undergraduate students and more than 10,000 alumni – you’ll be in good company.

Our degree programmes are validated by one of three top universities; Manchester Metropolitan University, Sheffield Hallam University or University of Huddersfield, or a major examining board. Our well-established Higher Education provision is constantly reviewed and shaped by academics and industry experts, providing the best career opportunities possible. 

Formerly part of The Manchester College, UCEN Manchester was launched in January 2018 with expert tutors who are passionate about giving students the knowledge and skills they need to progress and succeed in their chosen career. Its work-focused courses provide access to leading industries, world-class technical environments and like-minded learners. 

You don’t need to rush to take the first course place you’re offered. We are happy to provide you with more information about what is on offer at UCEN Manchester to make sure we are the right fit for you.

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