What makes Manchester Metropolitan University special?

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a modern and forward-thinking educational institution - known for fostering an environment of creativity, diversity and inclusivity. With a focus on social impact and connecting students with industry, Manchester Metropolitan is the perfect balance between academic quality and vocational learning. Join this big and friendly student community on an exciting city campus.

Study on an exciting campus, in one the UK’s favourite student cities

Manchester Metropolitan University’s campus, in the heart of Manchester, has had a number of recent investments in specialist teaching facilities offering students an inspirational learning environment. From the award-winning environmentally sustainable Business School building to the iconic glass façade of the Manchester School of Art’s Benzie Building, you can be confident that you have access to the latest facilities you need to succeed. With a further £400m in campus investment, MMU is constantly upgrading and reinventing itself.

The campus’ central location in Manchester, one of the UK’s favourite student cities, means you have access to a dizzying choice of nearby cafés, restaurants, shops and parks along the student-friendly Oxford Road.

A modern and diverse university, with a real social impact

Manchester Metropolitan University is a modern and vibrant university, aimed at helping you reach your full potential academically and creatively. One of the largest universities in the UK, you’ll quickly feel at home among the 38,000 students who call MMU home. Not only will you be part of one of the largest student communities, it’s also one of the most diverse – meaning you’ll be part of a truly international educational experience.

As a Top 200 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019) , the university offers students modern teaching facilities designed for 21st century learning. The university focuses on values like inclusivity, sustainability and diversity. From its position as the The UK's second greenest university (People and Planet University League 2019) to its first generation campaign, MMU's vision is to give the best support to students throughout their academic journey – wherever they’re from and whatever their ambitions.

Career-focused and industry-relevant degrees

Manchester Metropolitan University has a strong focus on industry-relevant degrees and developing employable graduates. From its links to professional bodies like AACSB, CIMA, RIBA and ACCA to work placements and internships, MMU is a university dedicated to ensuring your degree has value to employers around the world.

Want to develop your employability outside the classroom? MMU’s comprehensive careers service will help to guide you on work experience, creating CVs, meeting employers on campus and helping you with volunteer work. With drop-in sessions with the team to events on campus relevant to your degree, you’ll have access to a variety of professional resources to make the most of your time here.