The Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses with industry and research at their core. Our subject areas include art, fashion, journalism, social sciences, architecture, performance, English, design, politics, languages, sociology and much more.
The Faculty is home to a number of specialist schools and centres that open up fantastic opportunities for its students to truly connect with their subject, build their network and gain industry experience.
- Manchester School of Architecture, ranked 2nd in the UK and 8th in the world in the QS Subject Rankings 2020
- Manchester School of Art, established in 1838, is one of the oldest art schools in the UK
- Manchester Fashion Institute, ranked 6th in the UK for fashion and textiles*, offers courses in all areas of the fashion industry
- Manchester Writing School is one of the most successful literary centres in the UK
In September 2021, the School of Digital Arts opens. A brand new school at Manchester Metropolitan University based in the heart of Manchester. A £35m investment into workspaces, facilities, networks, teaching and research will drive the next generation of creative content.