Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK. With a history spanning over 150 years, the University’s combination of the traditional and the contemporary gives it a distinct character. Today the University has over 37,000 students. There are 3,000 international students from over 130 different countries.
Teaching, Courses & Facilities
We have created a superb student experience, combining world-class learning and teaching facilities with a £350 million investment programme, first-class support during your studies, and career guidance to make you highly employable. Offering over 1000 courses in 70 subject areas, we have a strong reputation for providing work ready graduates, with a combination of problem solving, innovation and practical skills.
We have impressive teaching and study facilities to enhance your learning, from superbly equipped lecture theatres and teaching rooms to cutting-edge laboratories and specialist facilities. Our libraries hold over 1,000 books, journals and articles, and there are more than 3,000 PCs and Macs available for student use. Your comprehensive virtual learning environment includes electronic books, lecture notes, tutorials and study kits all accessible through a personalised online portal.
Manchester is one of the most extensive higher education centres in Europe. It is also one of the most popular student cities in the world. Vibrant yet diverse, it is a place where you’ll soon feel at home. Our campus in Crewe town, 36 miles (58km) from Manchester, offers a welcoming, relaxed, community feel and easy access to nearby towns and the surrounding countryside.
Manchester Metropolitan University is a leading university with world-class expertise, reflected within our eight Research Institutes. The University prides itself on conducting cutting edge, relevant research that informs our teaching, shapes business and professional practice and influences policymaking, both nationally and internationally. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), rated our 17 research areas and found all of them to be producing work of international excellence, with 12 of them rated as world-leading.
The University ranks fourth among research-active new universities in attracting support from the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
Manchester Metropolitan University recognises that employability and career enhancement are important reasons for studying in the UK. Ninety two per cent of our graduates go straight into work or further study within six months of graduation. The University offers many services to students and graduates to help bring you a step closer to being the ideal candidate.
We have links with over 70 professional bodies and associations, who recognise both the quality and practical focus of our courses. These links inform our curriculum, ensuring our graduates meet the needs of the professions, and that our courses provide work-ready graduates to support industry. Some of our vocational courses also exempt graduates from taking professional postgraduate exams. We provide an extensive portfolio of training and professional development courses, including tailored courses to meet specific business needs.
International Student Support
Manchester Metropolitan University understands that international students sometimes need a little extra assistance. We have specialist teams to provide the right support, from application through to graduation and beyond.
Free English language classes and one-to-one tutorials are available for all our international students at the University. Delivered by qualified and experienced tutors these classes focus on the skills needed for high quality academic writing, listening, reading and speaking, as well as grammar instruction.