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The University of Manchester

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Manchester offers over 1,000 degree programmes, including foundation courses, bachelor’s degrees, master’s programs, PhDs and MBAs across the humanities and business, science and engineering subject areas.

Ranked seventh in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the University of Manchester is a prestigious red brick university and a member of the Russell Group, a select network of leading research-intensive universities. It has an incredible track record in innovation, and has 25 Nobel Prize winners among its current and former staff and students.

The University of Manchester, which is investing £1 billion over ten years in its facilities and campus, helped develop the world’s first modern computer in 1948, and was behind the work of Rutherford which led to the splitting of the atom in 1917.

Today, The University of Manchester is at the foreground of research, particularly into new treatments for life-threatening diseases, as well as science and engineering. In 2015/2016 alone, the University of Manchester attracted over £342 million in external research funding.

Recruiters target University of Manchester graduates because they’re highly employable. Ranked 35th in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, it boasts a 94% employability rate.

With the highest percentage of international students in the UK (25%), as many as 180 nationalities are represented on campus. The university offers a number of postgraduate scholarships to international students. Find out about any opportunity you may be eligible for here.

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2016
29
2017
34
2018
  • 83
    Overall Score
  • 97.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 47.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 75.4
    Faculty Student
  • 89.3
    International Faculty
  • 98.3
    International Students
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2016
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2017
  • 91.3
    Overall Score
  • 95.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 90.4
    H-index Citations
35
2017
33
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 76.2
    Overall Score
  • 67
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 96
    Employer Reputation
  • 51.3
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 80.8
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,910
International
1,653

Number of students

36,670
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

13,514
Postgraduate 44%
Undergraduate 56%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

29 Undergraduate Courses

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166 Postgraduate Courses

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