Manchester Metropolitan University

About Manchester Metropolitan University

Dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, with over 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a diverse community of 3,000 international students from 120 countries.

More than £350 million has been invested to create a world-class learning environment with some of the best teaching and learning facilities in the UK. The University is now ranked in the world's top 150 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education 2015-16).

Manchester Met delivers outstanding research that addresses the biggest challenges facing contemporary society. 85% of research impact at the University is graded as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014) and you will be taught by academics who are leading experts in their disciplines.

Set across two campuses, students can choose between two distinct learning environments. The Manchester campus is located amongst world-renowned nightlife, music, arts, shopping and sports venues in Britain’s ‘best city to live in’ (The Global Liveability Survey 2016). 

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.


Academic Strengths

With more than a million books and journals and links to over 70 professional bodies, Manchester Met is focused on providing professionally relevant qualifications.

The University has 10 subject areas ranked in the top 20 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017), including Art and Design, Architecture, Physiotherapy and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism.

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Employment Prospects

Manchester Met has earned a strong reputation for developing work-ready global graduates. Students gain advantage through the University’s close links to industry and have access to one of the most extensive and innovative career services in the sector.

A large number of courses include an industry work placement and many students have successfully completed internships and placements in multinational companies, including IBM, KPMG, Mercedes, Sony, Nike, L’Oreal, Microsoft, Walt Disney and Fujitsu.

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Courses at Manchester Metropolitan University

There are 339 courses listed from Manchester Metropolitan University. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

Scholarships at Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Met has a limited number of prestigious Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships available, each to the value of £5,000. These scholarships are open to new international students who can demonstrate an outstanding academic and personal profile.

A range of other scholarships and funding options are also available. Please see the website for full details. 

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Accommodation Information for Students

As a student at Manchester Metropolitan University, you will not have the added worry of finding somewhere suitable to live. There are a wide range of options available and the Student Living Team will assist you in your search and help you secure accommodation.

University accommodation

All international students are guaranteed accommodation in University student halls, as long as you are in your first year of study and apply before the August deadline.

There is an excellent choice of accommodation, from en-suite rooms in shared flats to traditional bedrooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms. All accommodation is located close to campus and near local facilities, including shops, restaurants, cafes and transport links to help you explore the area.

To view images and details of accommodation options, visit the Student Living website.

Other accommodation options

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

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