The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester

  • #32 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 42,759Total Students
  • 4,997Faculty
  • 19,074Int'l Students

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The University of Manchester offers over 1,000 degree programmes across the humanities, business, science, and engineering subject areas. These programmes include foundation courses, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, PhDs and MBAs.

Ranked seventh in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the University of Manchester is a prestigious red brick university and is also a member of the Russell Group: a select network of leading research-intensive universities in the UK. The University is investing £1 billion over 10 years into its campus and facilities, helping to sustain its incredible history of innovation, with 25 Nobel Prize winners among its current and former students and staff. The University helped with the development of the world's first modern computer in 1948, and was where Ernest Rutherford first split the atom in 1917.

Today, The University of Manchester is at the forefront of cutting edge research in science and engineering, particularly into new treatments for life-threatening diseases. In 2015/2016 alone, the University of Manchester attracted over £342 million in external research funding.

Recruiters target University of Manchester graduates because they’re highly employable. Ranked 35th in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, it boasts a 94% employability rate.
Making up 25% of the student population, The University of Manchester has the highest percentage of international students in the UK; as many as 180 nationalities are represented on campus. The university offers a number of postgraduate scholarships to international students - find out about any opportunity you may be eligible for here.

You can also follow the University of Manchester on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for live updates and multimedia content.

About

The University of Manchester offers over 1,000 degree programmes across the humanities, business, science, and engineering subject areas. These programmes include foundation courses, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, PhDs and MBAs.

Ranked seventh in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the University of Manchester is a prestigious red brick university and is also a member of the Russell Group: a select network of leading research-intensive universities in the UK. The University is investing £1 billion over 10 years into its campus and facilities, helping to sustain its incredible history of innovation, with 25 Nobel Prize winners among its current and former students and staff. The University helped with the development of the world's first modern computer in 1948, and was where Ernest Rutherford first split the atom in 1917.

Today, The University of Manchester is at the forefront of cutting edge research in science and engineering, particularly into new treatments for life-threatening diseases. In 2015/2016 alone, the University of Manchester attracted over £342 million in external research funding.

Recruiters target University of Manchester graduates because they’re highly employable. Ranked 35th in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, it boasts a 94% employability rate.
Making up 25% of the student population, The University of Manchester has the highest percentage of international students in the UK; as many as 180 nationalities are represented on campus. The university offers a number of postgraduate scholarships to international students - find out about any opportunity you may be eligible for here.

You can also follow the University of Manchester on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for live updates and multimedia content.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #32
  • 2014
    #33
  • 2015
    #30
  • 2016
    #33
  • 2017
    #29
  • 2018
    #34
  • 2019
    #29
  • 2020
    #27
  • 2021
    #=27
  • 2022
    #=27
  • 2023
    #28
  • 2024
    #32

Student & Staff

Total students
42,759

30%
70%

International students
19,074

43%
57%

Total faculty staff
4,997

1888
3109

Total students
42,759

30%
70%

International students
19,074

43%
57%

Total faculty staff
4,997

3109
1888
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Campus locations

The University of Manchester,

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road , Manchester , United Kingdom , M13 9PL

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