One of the largest universities in the UK, Manchester Metropolitan University is a historic and internationally recognised institution dating back to 1824. Today, the university has around 40,000 students (HESA 2020/21) from more than 130 different countries.
Manchester Metropolitan is known for its quality of teaching and its outstanding research – 90 percent of which is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014-2021).
It is ranked 2nd in the UK for its architecture courses and 7th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
The university has a GBP 400 million ongoing investment to develop facilities, buildings, and public spaces. The institution offers a range of scholarships for international students, as well as prestigious Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor scholarships for eligible students on certain courses.
Manchester Metropolitan students are able to benefit from extensive employment support, such as careers advice for international students, CV checks, interview preparation, and lifelong access to a digital careers service. The university also has industry links with global companies allowing students on specific courses to attend year-long placements with prestigious employers.
Manchester Metropolitan offers students an unforgettable experience and the city has been voted the UK's best city to live in, (Global Liveability Survey 2022 by the Economist Intelligence Unit), one of the UK's top 3 student cities (QS Best Student Cities 23) and one of the world's top 15 most exciting cities (Time Out Index 2021).