Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


A modern university in a great global city 
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. 

Manchester Metropolitan’s 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’** and is the fourth most popular study city in the world

Visit our website to experience the study and social lives of international students at Manchester Metropolitan as they discover Manchester. 

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

Professionally relevant qualifications 
Manchester Metropolitan provides its 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§, and students benefit from lifelong access to a digital careers service. 

85% of Manchester Metropolitan’s research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact††, its School of Architecture is ranked 9th in the world and its Business School has prestigious AACSB and AMBA accreditations, placing it among an elite group of business schools worldwide. 

Student Support 
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. 

All first-year international students are guaranteed accommodation in our University student halls, as long as you apply before the deadline (terms and conditions apply). 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. 

The University provides a selection of scholarships exclusive to international students, up to the value of £5,000.

Manchester Metropolitan University 
M15 6BH 
United Kingdom 

T: +44 (0)161 247 1022 
Visit the international website 

*Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019
**Global Liveability Survey 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit 
††Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014-21 
‡QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
§Based on placements secured in 2017-18 
The scholarship amount quoted relates to the 2020-21 academic year and may change for the 2021-22 academic year



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