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Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


Reach your potential at Manchester Met - an ambitious university with a proud history

Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) is a historic and internationally recognized institution that dates back to 1824. Known for the quality of its teaching, it is also ranked as one of the top 60 universities in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2023).

The University, which is located in the heart of Manchester city center, is home to a diverse community of more than 4,000 international students from over 100 countries. Manchester is an exciting and vibrant city, full of museums, galleries, theatres, and music venues. It has been ranked as the third-best student city in the country (QS Best Student Cities 2023) and one of the most affordable cities for students in the UK (UniFresher 2023).

The University is undergoing a £400m investment program to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings, and public spaces. There has been recent investment in their Grosvenor building, School of Digital Arts, Institute of Sport, and the Dalton building, a redevelopment of their Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Manchester Met is also committed to recognizing high-achieving international students and offers a comprehensive range of scholarships. View further information here.

Campus Features

Student services & facilities

If you choose to study at Manchester Met, you will have access to impressive lecture theatres, seminar rooms, and study zones, as well as an incredible library stocked with more than a million books, journals and e-resources (Academic year 2020/21).
A range of IT and media facilities are also available, including multimedia technology and high-spec labs. Take the virtual tour of the campus here.

Manchester Met has impressive facilities, including lecture theatres, seminar rooms, and study zones that have the latest technology and specialist equipment. It is also home to PrintCity, a 3D printing innovation centre, and has an incredible 24-hour library stocked with more than a million books, journals, and e-resources*. *Academic year 2020-21

A range of IT and media facilities are also available, including multimedia technology and high-spec labs. Take the virtual tour of the campus here.


Manchester is home to some of the biggest names in sports, and this has inspired Manchester Met to offer a wide range of sporting activities to students - there are currently 45 sports clubs at the university,

The Institute of Sport also works with organizations that include the Football Association, the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, Sport England, and UEFA.


Ninety per cent of the university's research impact is 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent’**, which is a testament to the quality of the research that it conducts. Find out about the scale, depth, and ambition of their work and how they are making a global impact by visiting the website here. **REF 2021

Student Support

Manchester Met has highly experienced staff that offer career advice and free English language support. They also have a dedicated International Office to ensure that international students receive all the support they need to succeed.

Every student at the University is also automatically a member of the Students; Union, which exists to make sure that students have the best experience they can during their studies.


International students can access a range of accommodation options while studying at Manchester Met, from en-suite rooms in shared flats to bedrooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms. Manchester Met also has self-contained studio flats available.
All rooms are close to where you will study and near to local facilities including shops, restaurants, cafés, and excellent transport links. You will also find support whenever you need it, from their Residential Life Team to their 24-hour Security Team. Undergraduate students are also guaranteed a place in Manchester Met's University student accommodation for their first year of study, as long as they apply before the annual deadline.


    Why study at Manchester Metropolitan University

    1. Ranked 60th University in the UK. (Complete University Guide 2024)
    2. Lifelong access to our digital careers service for all alumni of the University.
    3. £400M+ future investment planned to develop our facilities, buildings and public spaces.
    4. 1,750 academic teaching staff and Professors.
    5. 4,000 international students from over 100 countries
    6. History and heritage: Our roots in higher education date back to 1824.
    7. Proud to be a top 3 sustainable university in the UK. (People & Planet University League 2022/23)
    8. Free English language support during your studies.
    9. Industry links with global companies, including IBM, Bentley Motors, Bosch, Nike, Walt Disney, L’Oreal, and Lloyds Banking Group
    10. 90% of our research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent. (REF 2021)


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