Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan University is home to over 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a diverse community of 3,000 international students from 120 countries.

Top reasons to study here

  • Ranked in the world's top 200 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018)
  • 85% of research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact (REF 2014-2021)
  • Manchester is considered Britain's "best city to live in" (Global Liveability Survey 2018 by the Economist Intelligence Unit)

Short Courses



A university with a history of education since 1824.


Courses and qualifications are available across five faculties.

Study-abroad and exchange opportunities in Europe, Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and the US.

Pre-sessional English courses and free English language support for international students.


  • 13 Research Centres
  • 85% of our research impact is rated world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014-2021)


We provide our students with regular employability events, including advice workshops, industry networking, guest speakers and careers fairs, as well as lifetime online careers advice after graduating.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

At Manchester Met, we have a student support officer based in each faculty. This officer is available throughout the year to provide advice and guidance on any aspect of University life, including finding your way around campus and Manchester, presentation skills, exam tips and dealing with stress.

You can get additional help and advice from the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA), an organisation that promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK. They offer a telephone advice service and also, publish guidance on a wide range of international student matters, such as, how to apply, visas, working in the UK and living in the UK.

Housing services

We offer an excellent choice of accommodation, from en-suite rooms in shared flats to traditional bedrooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms, which are set in residential areas close to our campuses. All of our student accommodation is near local facilities, including shops, restaurants and cafes, and has excellent transport links to help you explore the area.

Library services

  • Over 1,000,000 library books, journals and e resources 
  • Library is open 24/7, September to June including through Christmas and New Year

ICT services

  • 4,000 PCs for students across campus

Student Life

Campus life

Our city-centre campus is located amongst world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports venues and the second largest Chinatown in the UK.

Sports facilities

We have several sports facilities right on our doorstep, offering a great range of health and fitness activities and exclusive membership deals for students.

Student clubs

  • Over 150 sports clubs and societies


Prestigious AACSB accreditation places the Business School among an elite group of business schools worldwide.

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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