With a proud history of higher education dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan is a modern university. Our campus is located in the centre of Manchester, an exciting and vibrant city with a history shaped by industry, culture and innovation.
The University has invested heavily in creating a campus that inspires students, with modern facilities and designed to be kind to the planet. Manchester Met is approaching the culmination of a £400 million investment programme to enhance teaching and research facilities. This academic year alone has seen the opening of the new School of Digital Arts, Institute of Sport, the Grosvenor building, home to Arts and Humanities, with a new Science and Engineering building set to open in 2023.
Manchester Met is also the UK’s greenest university, ranked in first place by the People & Planet University League*, which assesses UK universities for their environmental and ethical performance. The University also has an impressive 330,000 alumni across the world in over 170 countries, with new graduates joining the community each year.
Manchester Met is one of the largest universities in the UK, with around 40,000 students** across the University’s four faculties:
* People & Planet University League 2021
** Compiled from HESA data 2020/21, including students on distance learning courses and accredited courses at partner institutions.