Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

About Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is one of the largest research-led science and technology educators in the UK.

We offer a wide range of programmes across multiple subject areas, including engineering, computing, cyber security, AI, biomedical science, sport and exercise science and more. As a University, we are ranked 5th in the UK for Sports Sciences subjects, and 23rd in the UK for Earth and Marine Sciences (Guardian University League Tables 2020 (by subject area)).

We work closely with organisations locally, nationally and internationally to equip you with skills relevant to industry, and help you prepare for your career after graduation. This includes working on live projects – set by those working in industry, these live projects give you the chance to work on something you may come across in the real working world.

Many of our programmes feature optional placement years. This is an opportunity to develop your core skills and learn about how a business really operates. It also shows employers that you are ready to get to work after graduation.

We are a research-rich faculty, with specialisms in musculoskeletal science, microbiology, 3D printing, vascular science, conservation biology and zoology, cyber security and big data. We are leading the way in Industry 4.0 education and innovation, bringing this new and exciting age of technology to life in our teaching.

Our academic staff recognise that everyone learns in different ways. To make sure you can make the most of your studies, we use a variety of teaching methods, including formal lectures, practical sessions, presentations and group activity.

As a student in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you will also have access to regular online video support. Created by staff, for students, these short videos are posted online to support your learning. They cover a range of topics, from core concepts that you may need to understand in order to progress through a module, to exam paper guidance and model exam answers.

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What students think about Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Shaheen Hajira, M BioMed Sci (Hons) Biomedical Science

    “Manchester Metropolitan University really ensures the wellbeing of students and provides plenty of support. I feel supported and I fit right in.

    There are plenty of career development workshops, extracurricular activities such as programming courses, and study support with personal tutors.”

    Rida Zehra, MSc Cyber Security

    Testimonial 2

    “What I love most about Manchester Met is the way they help and support their students. When I first came to Manchester, I did not know what to do next or how to do it. People from the Student Hub gave me the support I needed, and guided me on the important things I needed to do.”

    Mir Waleed Iqbal, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    “The course has allowed me to develop many new skills. It will help me in the future. Whilst studying at University, I communicate with different people so it has made my communication skills better. Working on different projects in a team improves my team working, interpersonal and leadership skills.”

Location of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Courses at Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

There are 67 courses listed from Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has a global student community. To support our international students, we offer the Dalton International Scholarship.

The Dalton International Scholarship aims to support the future leaders in science and engineering. It is a unique opportunity for prospective international students to develop academically and experience life in Manchester.

The Dalton International Scholarship, worth £5,000*, is available on select full-time postgraduate programmes for September 2021 entry. Visit mmu.ac.uk/dalton for more information. 

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

*The amounts quoted relate to the 2020-21 academic year and may change for the 2021-22 academic year.

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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