Manchester Metropolitan University
Reach your potential at Manchester Met - an ambitious university with a proud history
Manchester Met is located in the centre of Manchester, an exciting and vibrant city, full of museums, galleries, theatres and music venues. It has a proud history dating back to 1824 and has a diverse international population from over 100 different countries.
The University is undergoing a £400m investment programme 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 their Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Manchester Met is also committed to recognising high- achieving international students and offers a comprehensive range of scholarships. T&C’s apply.
Manchester Met has impressive lecture theatres, seminar rooms and study zones that have the latest technology and specialist equipment. It 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.
Manchester is home to some of the biggest names in sport, and this has inspired Manchester Met to offer a wide range of sporting activities to students. Whatever sport or activity you love or want to try, you will find what you need.
Ninety percent of the University’s research impact is 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent’**, which is 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 their website. **REF 2021
Manchester Met has highly experienced staff that offer careers 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 and Alumni
Read comments below from current and former international students and find out what they think about studying at Manchester Met.
“The way Manchester Met puts emphasis on their students’ career prospects impressed me a lot. There are career fairs to allow students to meet employers, there are also drop-ins to help students improve their CVs.” Zoe - BA (Hons) Architecture, China.
“The University contributes to my education with galleries, the library, student hubs, sports centres, and many other facilities on campus.” Greta - BA (Hons) Acting, USA.
Scholarships & funding
Manchester Met provides a range of scholarships exclusive to international students. (T&C's apply)
Why study at Manchester Metropolitan University
- Ranked 67th University in the UK. (Complete University Guide 2023)
- Lifelong access to our digital careers service for all alumni of the University.
- £400M+ future investment planned to develop our facilities, buildings and public spaces.
- 1,700 academic teaching staff and Professors.
- 2,700 international students from over 100 countries
- History and heritage: Our roots in higher education date back to 1824.
- Proud to be the UK's number 1 sustainable university. (People & Planet University League 2021/22)
- Free English language support during your studies.Industry links with global companies, including IBM, Bentley Motors, Bosch, Nike, Walt Disney, L’Oreal, and Lloyds Banking Group
- 90% of our research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent. (REF 2021)
Manchester Metropolitan University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad
Awards & Accreditations
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
The landscape institute
The Architects Registration Board (ARB)
European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
TheAssociation of MBAs (AMBA)
Student services & facilities
At Manchester Met, you will learn in 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.
You will have the chance to work with the latest technology and specialist equipment. And, when it’s time to take a break, you will have a great choice of cafés, snack bars and coffee shops.
Manchester Metropolitan’s campus is located in the centre of Manchester, close to world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports venues and the second-largest Chinatown in Britain.
Manchester is considered the UK’s ‘best city to live in’** and is considered one of the world's top 25 student cities †† (**Global Liveability Survey 2022 by the Economist Intelligence Unit, ††QS Best Student Cities 2023). Manchester has also been voted one of the best cities in the world (Time Out Index 2022)
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.
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