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 120 countries. The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017), 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’ (Global Liveability Survey 2017 by the Economist Intelligence Unit) and one of the world’s top 10 most exciting cities (Time Out City Life Index 2018). The University is undergoing a £400m investment programme to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings and public spaces.
85% of Manchester Metropolitan’s research has ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ impact (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014-21), its School of Architecture is ranked 7th in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018) and its Business School has prestigious AACSB and AMBA accreditations, placing it among an elite group of business schools worldwide. 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 (Based on placements secured in 2017-18), and students benefit from lifelong access to a digital careers service.