Manchester Metropolitan University


About Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University has a proud heritage dating back to 1824. It is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 38,000 students, and is home to a diverse international student population from more than 140 countries.


The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old, which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and supporting quality research and teaching. Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019.


Manchester Metropolitan University campus is located in the centre of Manchester, amongst world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports venues and the second largest Chinatown in the UK. Manchester is considered Britain’s ‘best city to live in’ by Global Liveability Survey 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit and is the fourth most popular student city in the world by


The University is undergoing a £400m investment programme to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings and public spaces.


85% of Manchester Metropolitan’s research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014-21, its School of Architecture is ranked 9th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and its Business School has prestigious AACSB and AMBA accreditations, placing it among an elite group of business schools worldwide.


Manchester Metropolitan University provides our students with regular employability events including advice workshops, industry networking, guest speakers and careers fairs. The University has industry links with global companies, including Nike, Hilton, DHL and Dentsu Aegis Network (Based on placements secured in 2017-18), and students benefit from lifelong access to a digital careers service.


Manchester Metropolitan University offers a selection of scholarships exclusive to self-funded international students, up to the value of £5,000 as well as a Sports Scholarships package for athletes playing regionally or nationally in a Sport recognised by Sport England.


Organization Ranking Published
Times Higher Education World's Top 200 universities under 50 years old. 12 September 2019