The program was launched at the beginning of the academic year 2006-2007 according to the agreement signed with the University of Manchester and the approval of the Minister of Higher Education No. 2293 on 8/9/2006.The program adopts the curriculum of the University of Manchester under the supervision and training of the English side while the teaching and evaluation by the Egyptian side.

How to Apply?

Egyptian students must be accepted by Mansoura Faculty of Medicine or transferred to it by the National Office (for equivalent degrees) according to the national scoring and distribution of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education.

Foreign students should apply through the Waffeding Office of the Egyptian Ministry of higher education and get approved by their Embassy in Egypt.

Mission& Vision


To offer graduates capable of providing excellent medical service through learning based on developing skills for problem solving, self learning and research methodology.


Mansoura- Manchester programme to become one of the best medical educational programmes on both national and international levels.

Programme Criteria

  • The programme is designed in the form of modules: with integration at horizontal and vertical levels.
  • The programme uses Problem-based learning (PBL) as an approach for these integrated modules. Students learn through well designed medical problems that cover a number of inter-related topics. There are no subjects (Anatomy, Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, etc), but an integrated medical scenario to address a problem.
  • The programme adopts student centered learning approaches to enable students to discover and learn for themselves, with experienced tutors to facilitate the process. This educational approach is particularly designed for active self-directed learners.
  • Methods of teaching and learning:
    The programme is committed to small group teaching and training:
    • 10-15 students in groups for PBL
    • 25-30 students in groups for practical sessions
    • 100-150 students for lectures.

    Hospital visits in phase 1 and training in phase 2, in the form of clinical firms (groups of 10 -15 students).
  • Methods of assessment in the programme: The programme adopts objective methods of assessment both in formative (20%) and in summative (80%) assessment.