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About the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a public research university that is a member of the Russell Group of universities and the N8 group. The University’s postgraduate degrees focus on helping students acquire the vocational skills required in the job market. The postgraduate experience at the University lets students interact with some of the world’s most inspirational thinkers.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

30% Part Time
70% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

27,750 Undergraduate
13,720 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


School leavers


Mature students

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