Though founded as a University in 1970, the roots of this institute go back to 1824 when it was established as a center of technology, design, and art. Manchester Metropolitan University is also one of the largest universities in Europe receiving the 3rd highest number of student applications every year from all over the world. MMU has the UK's largest Business School and is one of the top preferred places to study in the UK. MMU's Business School is also an accredited member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). About 85% of the research activities have been considered world-leading and internationally excellent.
Also, it is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for 14 subject areas.
According to Times Higher Education 2020 rankings, Manchester metropolitan University ranks 601-800 in World University Rankings.
Among the universities under 50 years old, MMU has been placed in the top 200 by the Times Higher Education.
Teaching Excellence Framework has awarded Silver to MMU, based on its high-quality teaching and learning outcomes.
|University Type||Public University|
|Graduate Job Rate||92%|
|Investment on teaching||£350 million|
|Intake Season||Fall (June)|
|Types of Program||Full time, Part-time, and online|
MMU offers courses and degrees in 40 different subject areas. The majority of the courses comprise of a work placement year. Some of the top-rated programs include Accounting, Computer science, Engineering, and technical disciplines, Law, Architecture, and Art, design, and Media.
Manchester Metropolitan University comprises of two main campuses situated in the city center and Cheshire, the town of Crewe. There are many buildings at Manchester Metropolitan University which are well connected to the city center. MMU has many key buildings housing different faculties. Some of these are:
The campus has many other remarkable structures including the All Saints Library and the Holden Gallery at Grosvenor.
Manchester Metropolitan University guarantees accommodation to all international first-year students who have applied before August 6 and/or November 29 (depending on the semester of course commencement)
MMU offers varying types of accommodation ranging from shared flats to en-suite rooms. At present, there are 13 residences with accommodation costs starting at £109 per week.
There are also many off-campus housing options available in varying budgets.
Manchester Metropolitan University offers a number of full-time programs. Different programs may require specific exams to study in the UK. For international applicants, there may be some additional admission requirements depending on their program type and nationality.
|Trinity ISE II||Pass with distinction||Pass with distinction|
|Trinity ISE III||Pass||Pass|
|International Baccalaureate Standard Level||Grade 5||Grade 5|
|India standard XII (CBSE and CISCE (ISC) exam boards only)||70%||70%|
Applicants must check individual courses on the online prospectus to check for any additional application requirements. In case a certain postgraduate program does not have an option for online application, applicants must complete a physical postgraduate application form available on the official website and email it to the authorities in charge.
Manchester has a comparatively lower cost of living thus presenting itself as a good option for many. The estimated Cost of living can range from £7,500-£8,500 annually, based on minimum expenses. For postgraduate research courses like Ph.D., MPhil, MRes and Masters by Research, tuition fees are categorized into five different tuition bands. The annual tuition for undergraduate and postgraduate programs is given below:
|UG courses||£15,000 – £16,500|
|PG taught courses||£16,000 – £17,000|
|PG research courses||£16,000 – £27,500 (varies band wise)|
While the fee mentioned is up to date, some courses have varying tuition fees depending on any additional costs(field trips, types of equipment, etc). These costs will be provided during the admission. Interested students should carefully select their programs and assess their accommodation options.
Manchester Metropolitan University recognizes high-achieving scholars and offers many types of scholarships and financial aid to their enrolled international applicants. Some of them are:
Additionally, students may avail financial support in the UK through research degree scholarships, alumni loyalty discounts, faculty-specific postgraduate scholarships, and UK government-funded scholarships.
Students who have Tier 4 immigration permission and belong to a non-EEA (European Economic Area) are legally allowed to work with some restrictions. Any student enrolled in a full-time degree course are allowed to work part-time or for 20 hours per week. They can also work full-time during their vacation.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$19,013 / Year|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$19,013 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$18,311 / Year|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary