Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

About Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University

The Faculty of Business and Law offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree courses, designed with your employability and the needs of modern business in mind.  

Many of the courses provide placement and internship opportunities in the UK and abroad. These enable you to gain invaluable industry experience whilst you study. In addition to placements and internships, the Faculty has the Rise scheme, where you can take part in a wide range of experiences to help you learn more skills, earn extra credits towards your degree and prepare for your future career. 

The faculty is home two schools: the Business School, and Manchester Law School.  

Business School 

Triple Accreditation  

Manchester Met’s Business School is triple accredited, placing it among the very best business schools in the world. These accreditations are testament to the University’s high standards of excellence in teaching and research, as well as its commitment to providing an excellent learning experience to all students. 

The Business School features six departments: 

  • Department of Accounting, Finance and Banking 
  • Department of Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability 
  • Department of Economics, Policy and International Business 
  • Department of Marketing, Retail and Tourism 
  • Department of Operations, Technology, Events and Hospitality Management 
  • Department of People and Performance 

Each department is led by a team of academic staff who are experts in their fields.  

Facilities at the Business School  

The Business School at Manchester Met is bright, modern and conveniently located in the centre of the city. Teaching takes place in its lecture theatres and seminar rooms, and there are plenty of study spaces which support both individual study and group projects. Students will be able to work in state-of-the-art computer labs and technology suites, which feature PCs, Macs and laptops. Postgraduate, MBA and PhD students will also benefit from exclusive use of the seventh floor, where they can study overlooking the Manchester skyline.  

Research Strengths 

There are three University Centres for Research and Knowledge Exchange based at Manchester Met’s triple accredited Business School: Decent Work and Productivity, Future Economies and Business Transformations. Across these centres, research is centred around people and place, with notable strengths in Equalities and Human Rights, Place Management, Sports Law and the Political Economy. 

Industry Links 

We have strong working links with a wide range of organisations, both in Manchester and around the world. Students from the Faculty of Business and Law have previously been employed by, or offered placements with, a number of global businesses including PwC, Walt Disney, Pfizer, The Rugby League World Cup and L’Oreal. However, our connections don’t just stop at employers. Our Business School enjoys links with over 24 professional bodies to support your personal development and employability. 

Learn more about the Business School at Manchester Met here.

Law School 

Manchester Law School has delivered pioneering legal education and research for more than 50 years. Based in central Manchester, the School offers outstanding opportunities to students. 

Facilities at Manchester Law School 

Manchester Law School offers you a professional and supportive environment, featuring excellent facilities, including multimedia lecture theatres, study areas and dedicated IT zones. An exciting new development in the Law School is the new moot court. The courtroom features video playback technology to help you develop confidence and practice legal skills in a realistic legal environment. Students on the LPC (Legal Practice Course) and BTC (Bar Training Course) programmes will also benefit from exclusive use of certain facilities, including legal libraries and private study areas. 

Industry Links 

When you study at Manchester Law School, you will benefit from its links to leading law firms, chambers and the wider professional sectors – including Eversheds, DWF, Deloitte, Browne Jacobson, Addleshaw Goddard, and chambers across the Northern Circuit. The School’s connections provide our students with mentoring and placement opportunities, as well as guest lectures and opportunities to take part in mooting competitions.  

Pro-Bono Network 

As a student at Manchester Law School, you will have the opportunity to join our Pro Bono Network and volunteer your time and your legal skills to help someone who cannot afford their own legal aid. Joining the network will give you the chance to explore different areas of law in practice, whilst enhancing your employability and making a real difference to someone in the local community. 

Research Strengths 

The School has demonstrated excellence in key research areas which include Equalities and Human Rights, Honour-Based Violence and Sports Law. Its research has real world impact, and some of the School’s researchers have advised international governments on issues such as transgender discrimination, domestic violence, surrogacy and ticket touting. 

Manchester Law School Law Society 

Law students at Manchester Met can join the Manchester Law School Law Society, which inspires and supports members who aspire to work in the legal profession by providing students with opportunities to network and improve their skills and employability. The Society also organises guest speaker events, exclusive workshops and various clinics that will boost your employability and increase your awareness of career opportunities. 

Learn more about Manchester Law School here.

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What students think about Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Uzma, MSc Accounting and Finance, India

    “I aspire to be an expert in the field of accounting and finance. The course has allowed me to fill my knowledge gaps. It has trained me to think analytically and marry theoretical aspects to practical scenarios. The course framework is well structured and offers more than what is expected from a postgraduate course.”

    Leah, BA (Hons) Business Psychology, China

    “The teachers and unit leaders are all very helpful and willing to help us understand anything we seem to have trouble with. They give us all the support we need. I am looking forward to interning during my studies in a role that relates to being a business psychologist. I am hoping after my studies that I can secure a full-time job in this career.”

    Mohammed, MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management, India

    “I chose Manchester Met because of its ranking, location and because of the specific programme offered. Manchester Met is the perfect place. The people and culture are great, and the lecturers are amazing. They offer a personal touch.”

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Courses at Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Fees, Funding and Scholarships at Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University

At Manchester Metropolitan University, we offer a range of scholarships for international students to help you with the cost of studying here. These include undergraduate scholarships for international students in the UK, as well as postgraduate and PhD funding.

We also offer prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships, which are awarded to exceptional international students.

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Accommodation Information for Students

All Manchester Metropolitan University international students are guaranteed accommodation in our student halls, as long as you are in your first year of study and you apply before the deadline. We offer an excellent choice of accommodation, from en-suite rooms in shared flats to traditional bedrooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms, all of which are close to our campus.

There are also a number of private sector housing options available in Manchester, including private student halls, houses, flats and shared accommodation. The price will vary depending on the option you choose but there is accommodation available to suit all budgets.

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Study Abroad Information

Studying abroad as part of your degree can help you to learn new skills, enhance your employability and broaden your horizons. Many of our courses offer an option to study abroad for three to 12 months, in Europe or further afield.

If you would like to study abroad as part of your degree, we will support you at every stage of your journey. We have 150+ exchange partnerships across 35 countries and each year around 1,400 of our students go abroad as part of their University course.

If you are currently studying at university in your home country and would like to experience studying and living in the UK, we can offer you a range of exchange programme opportunities.

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