Why study the Arts at The University of Manchester?

From Architecture to History of Art, The University of Manchester offers a diverse range of programmes across the Arts. The Manchester Museum and the Whitworth Art Gallery offer unique access to the environment of a working museum and art gallery, as well as to important works of art.

  • Join an Architecture department ranked 3rd nationally and 9th globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019)
  • Manchester Student Society of Architecture (MSSA) is the largest student society in the UK
  • Benefit from facilities across two campuses, The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, as you study at the innovative collaboration between the two - Manchester School of Architecture.
  • Architecture course offers exemption from Part 1 of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) professional qualifications.
8th in the world for Architecture (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

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