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University of Manchester

Manchester LogoThe University of Manchester, with academic roots dating back to 1824, is now one of the most respected worldwide. Manchester offers more subjects than any other UK institution with a massive portfolio of expertise in teaching and research. The campus includes over 10,000 students from outside the UK, and is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.

Research Excellence

Fast Facts


• The UK's largest single-site university, based in a city location, The University of Manchester is the UK's most popular university, receiving more applications for undergraduate study than any other British university
• The University is associated with 25 Nobel Laureates including current staff Professor Andre Geim and Professor Kostya Novoselov, winners of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics
• Guaranteed accommodation for international students Life in Manchester Manchester is a city of almost one million people located in the North-West of England

Dynamic learning environment

Life in Manchester

A multicultural, vibrant and dynamic city, it has a wealth of attractions for the postgraduate student, from arts and culture, to pubs and clubs, sport, and the nearby countryside. Heralded as the culture capital of the North, Manchester offers impressive Victorian architecture, an ever-increasing number of galleries and museums, and an abundance of theatre and live music performances. There are many diversions for sports fans - for football fans there is both United's Old Trafford and the impressive Etihad Stadium. Manchester is well placed in the North West to take day trips out to nearby cities Liverpool and Leeds, and also explore some of our countryside.