Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Top reasons to study here

  • Ranked in the world's top 200 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020)
  • 85% of research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact (REF 2014)
  • Manchester is considered Britain's "best city to live in" (Global Liveability Survey 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit)

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (62)
Arts, Design & Architecture (41)
Business & Management (37)
Social Sciences (30)
Applied Sciences & Professions (18)
Education & Training (16)
Engineering & Technology (16)



A university with a history of education since 1824.


  • Courses and qualifications are available across five faculties.
  • Pre-sessional English courses and free English language support 
  • Academic and Study Skills Tutors are also available for international students


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


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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

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.
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.
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

  • Our Library is open 24 hours per day, September to June including through Christmas and New Year (Please note that our library and all our services are available for everyone in 2020-21, but with some differences to keep us all safe. Please visit our website for further details)

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 Britain.

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


We are a triple accredited business school. This achievement places us among the very best business schools in the world.

These accreditations are testament to our high standards of excellence in teaching and research.

Student Reviews

Studying at Manchester Met
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The university is nice because it is close to city centre. The facilities are quite okay too.

My first experience while studying in the UK
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had quite an experience, at first it was difficult cause I barely knew anyone. I can remember getting on wrong buses several times. But with the help of the school and a few people I got acquainted with, everything became easy.

This is how it shouldn't be!
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The overall experience was not that good as I expected. The program we had was not suitable enough to gain the basic knowledge that we'll need in the next steps of studying or even working. There were some good courses that were worth going to, but others were useless due to the fact that our teachers/professors weren't specialists or even profound in their fields. In...

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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