With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide.

The University is currently ranked 27th in the world according to QS (2021) and is placed 5th in the UK according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. 

Our campus includes more than 10,500 students from 150 countries outside UK and is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.


The University was named the Times and Sunday Times top University for employability in 2020. We're also the most targeted university in the UK by the nation's top graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2020, High Fliers Research).  

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'.

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