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info_outline Classroom courses and CBEs are running from our centres and will gradually return to full capacity with additional measures to minimise the spread of the virus. See our COVID pages for details.

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Manchester


location_on 6th Floor, St James Building, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ
Kaplan Manchester centre

About the centre

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Our centres are COVID-secure and open for Computer Based Exams (CBE) only until further notice.

The Manchester centre has recently been refurbished with two 21st century classrooms, helping you make the most of your learning.

The centre is situated in a convenient city centre location. We will give you one-to-one support and personalised guidance throughout your studies.

Courses and timetables
Getting here
Facilities

All courses and timetables for Manchester

Select a qualification for information and timetables:

Transport links

Kaplan Manchester is conveniently located in Manchester city centre and is easily accessible by car and public transport.

Please arrive at college at least 10 minutes prior to the course start time, so you can find your classroom and settle in before the course begins.

Facilities

Kaplan Manchester is one of the largest centres in the UK. As well as being an accredited computer-based exam centre, it's equipped with the following facilities:

Wi-Fi

All Kaplan centres have Wi-Fi broadband, so you can bring your laptop and log on during your breaks if you wish.

Parking

There are a number of car parks within walking distance of the centre including a car park directly opposite.

For parking information, please visit Manchester City Council parking website.

Cycling

Bicycle racks can be found on Oxford Street close to the entrance to St James’ and also on the corner of Oxford Street and Whitworth Street near Manchester Oxford Road station. Secure bike parking is available at Oxford Road station please speak to Northern Rail for access. Please see information from the Police on securing your bike safely. Please note all cycles are left at owner’s risk.

Visit Transport for Greater Manchester website for route planning and maps.

Break out areas

Your specific class times will be shown on your course timetable, however it is normal to have a short break during each session and lunch time is 1pm to 2pm each day.

Kaplan Manchester has refreshment areas and vending machines within the centre. You can also purchase food and drink at a number of local outlets and supermarkets nearby. Alternatively, you can bring a packed lunch.

Homework rooms

In between classes you can study in one of our homework rooms. There are also computers available for internet use and power sockets for your own laptop.

Rooms for hire

There are conference rooms available to hire with a capacity of up to 50 delegates and facilities including interactive tablets and projectors.