The University of Manchester

www.manchester.ac.uk

About The University of Manchester

Manchester is a university that answers life’s biggest questions. It’s a city with a passion for innovation and reinvention, setting the pace in industry, sport and the arts. We offer an education that will equip you for future success and inspire you to make a difference.

The University of Manchester was formed in 2004 by the amalgamation of the Victoria University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.

It is a member of the worldwide Universities Research Association group, the Russell Group of British research universities and the N8 Group. The University of Manchester has been a "red brick university" since 1880 when Victoria University gained its royal charter.

The university owns and operates major cultural assets such as the Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery, John Rylands Library and Jodrell Bank Observatory.

The University of Manchester has 25 Nobel Laureates among its past and present students and staff, the third-highest number of any single university in the United Kingdom after Cambridge and Oxford. According to The Sunday Times, "Manchester has a formidable reputation spanning most disciplines, but most notably in the life sciences, engineering, humanities, economics, sociology and the social sciences".

Your Manchester experience is what you make of it. This is a university and a city with endless possibilities – a place where you take control of your future.

Manchester is a university that answers life’s biggest questions. It’s a city with a passion for innovation and reinvention, setting the pace in industry, sport and the arts. We offer an education that will equip you for future success and inspire you to make a difference.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

28/12326/121

The Guardian

28/12131/119

The Complete University Guide

22/12925/127

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    • City Centre
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    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

    Telephone: 0161 275 2077
    Email: ug-admissions@manchester.ac.uk
    Website: www.manchester.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    12,065

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    27,635

    Total Non-UK Students:

    12,915

    Total Part Time Students:

    3,690

    Total Full Time Students:

    36,010

    Total Student Population:

    39,700

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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