Hong Kong


The University has a long history of training students from Hong Kong in a wide range of disciplines such as medicine, law, social sciences, architecture, civil and mechanical engineering.

The similarities between the Hong Kong and UK education systems mean that Hong Kong students have direct access to all programmes, as long as entry requirements are met and students can demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English language.

The University currently has more than 400 students from Hong Kong. Our Hong Kong students apply across the full range of courses available at Manchester, with the following disciplines proving the most popular:

World rankings

Using different methodologies, international rankings typically compare universities from across the globe for their research performance and academic reputation.

League tableWorldEuropeUK
QS (2024) 32 8 6
Academic Ranking of World Universities (2023) 41 10 6
Times Higher Education (2024) 51 17 8
Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings (2023)  2 1 1
Times Higher Education ‘Most International University’ rankings (2023)  23 18 10
QS World University Sustainability Rankings 3 1 1