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Manchester Metropolitan University is a great modern university located in the global city of Manchester, a city renowned for excellence, innovation, creativity and sport.

The University has one of the widest range of postgraduate study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to continuing professional development, Masters of Arts / Science and longer-term Research and PhD opportunities across many subject areas.

Manchester is a major hub for business and innovation and has the biggest creative and digital sector in the UK. The city is home to national, regional and global companies, which work in partnership with the University to shape and inform your academic experience.

Students and staff collaborate with actors, artists, designers and businesses to help shape the future of the city and the creative industries.

The University has 13 centres for research and a range of departments, schools and professional services that support the work of the University. The faculties are divided as follows:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Law
  • Education
  • Health, Psychology and Social Care
  • Science and Engineering 

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About the Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University is a modern university in the global city of Manchester- home to 6,000 postgraduate students. It offers more than 250 postgraduate taught courses, has twelve research centres, and has dozens of research areas. The University also enjoys accreditation from 70+ professional bodies.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

53% Part Time
47% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

26,310 Undergraduate
5,900 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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