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With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide. With an unprecedented £1 billion investment into outstanding research and teaching facilities, the University aims to become a top 25 global provider of education and research by 2020.

Our campus includes more than 10,500 students from 180 countries outside the UK and is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.

The University of Manchester is one of the UK's most popular destinations for students from Rwanda.

World-leading research

We are one of the highest ranked universities in the UK in terms of research power, with 83% of research activity judged to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

The University’s reputation as a world-class teaching and research university is confirmed through our ranking in the influential Academic Ranking of World Universities Survey conducted by Shanghai Jiao-Tong University. In the 2015 survey we were placed 41st in the world, eighth in Europe and fifth in the UK.

Scholarship information

Equity and Merit Scholarships

The Equity and Merit Scholarship Programme offers scholarships for candidates from Rwanda to study postgraduate taught master's courses at The University of Manchester.