Universities

Dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a diverse community of 3,000 international students from 120 countries.

More than £350 million has been invested to create a world-class learning environment with some of the best teaching and learning facilities in the UK. The University is now placed amongst the global top 3% of institutions and is ranked in the world's top 150 universities under 50 years old*.

Manchester Met delivers outstanding research that addresses the biggest challenges facing contemporary society. 85% of research impact at the University is graded as world-leading or internationally excellent† and you will be taught by academics who are leading experts in their disciplines.

Set across two campuses, students can choose between two distinct learning environments. The Manchester campus is located amongst world-renowned nightlife, music, arts, shopping and sports venues in Britain’s ‘best city to live in’**. A second campus in Cheshire offers an alternative to the ‘big city’ experience where students can study in a friendly and relaxing environment.

Manchester Met has earned a strong reputation for developing work-ready global graduates, with over 1,000 courses with a focus on industry experience and employability, links to over 70 professional associations and strong working relationships with global industry leaders.

Experienced staff, careers advice, free English language lessons and a dedicated International Office ensure that international students receive all the support they need to succeed in their studies at Manchester Met.

* Times Higher Education 2015-16
† Research Excellence Framework 2014
** The Global Liveability Survey 2016