Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH
Overview of Manchester Metropolitan University
One of the largest universities in the U.K., Manchester Metropolitan University is a popular university amongst Indian international students as 93% of its students get employment within six months of graduation. Many of them prefer to continue studying further.
The university has a long-running history dating back to 1824. The Manchester Metropolitan University is ranked 56th in the complete University Guide 2020 and 4th among the Northwest region’s universities. Apart from this, the university has won the Silver award for Teaching Excellence Framework.
The university dreams big for its future, as it plans to start the Manchester Metropolitan University the School of Digital Arts in 2021. It will house more than 1,000 students annually with subjects ranging from film, animation, design, immersive technologies, photography, games design A.I., and more.
The university plays host to more than 38,000 students from over more than 120 countries.
Programs at Manchester Metropolitan University
The Manchester Metropolitan University offers a range of foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and taught postgraduate masters. Manchester Metropolitan has five diverse faculties:
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Science and Engineering
- Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
Business, Architecture, Sports science, Information Management are some of the top courses in the university. Architecture is ranked 9th by the Q.S. World Ranking 2019.
Manchester Metropolitan University Scholarship
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to recognising high-achieving students and offers a range of scholarships available to international students.
- Enrollment scholarships: The university offers an award of £2,000 to international students every year who have registered for a full -time undergraduate programme. Applications are not required for this scholarship, and the scholarship will be given upon enrolment, and if you meet the eligibility criteria.
The university provides an award of £2,500 to its international postgrad students. The scholarship is opened to students who enrol themselves on a full-time postgraduate programme and meet the eligibility criteria. A separate application is not needed to fill in the details of the scholarships. The scholarship will be given automatically once the student has been enrolled in the course.
- Vice-chancellor’s scholarship: Besides, the university also offers the Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships to its international students. The value of the award is £5,000*. These scholarships are opened to international students who enrol for a full-time taught-programme (which usually refers in a Master’s programme, that includes continuous assessment, examinations and the final assessment for a master’s degree is frequently based on the submission of a dissertation.). You can apply for the award if you:
- are an international-self funding student.
- are a new -applicant. Former Manchester Metropolitan University students are not eligible to apply.
This scholarship cannot be combined with any other financial support from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Manchester Metropolitan University Ranking
- Qs Ranking 2020- 751-800
- The Guardian 2020- 79
- The Complete University Guide 2020- 56
- Times Higher Education 2020- 601-800
- U.S. and News World Reports 2020-931
- Shanghai Ranking 2019- 801-900
University Eligibility Requirements
The entry requirements may vary based on the courses you have chosen. For international students, English language qualification is necessary.
For under-graduate courses
- IELTS: 6.0 with a score not below 5.5
- PTE: – 53, not less than 51 in any session.
- TOEFL:- overall score 79 with no individual test score below ( listening:17, Reading:18, Speaking:20 and Writing: 17)
For postgraduate courses
- IELTS: 6.5 with a score not below 5.5
- PTE: 61, with no score less than 51 in any section
- TOEFL: overall rating 89, no individual test score below (listening:17, Reading:18, Speaking:20 and Writing:17)
For students who do not meet the entry requirements, the university offers Pre-sessional English courses and Free English language support is available for international students needing to meet the English language requirements for their chosen degree course. There are intensive week English programmes that focus on improving language skills and preparing students to study in the U.K.
Manchester has been voted as the U.K.’s best city to live in and also figures among the world’s top fifteen most exciting cities (Times Out City Life Index 2019). Manchester Metropolitan is warm, friendly and welcoming. The university is in the centre of the city, so one has easy access to coffee shops, theatres, museums, café bars and shopping centres as well as towering apartment complexes.
Nightlife in Manchester has a little bit of everything for everyone. You can hop into a plethora of pubs and clubs. London is just two and a half hours away by train.
Manchester Metropolitan University is ranked 2nd in the People and Planet University League for their sustainability. The campus is situated in the centre of Manchester, amid world renowned music, arts and sports venues and the second-largest Chinatown in the U.K.
The university has academic partnerships with over 150 partners around the globe. The partnership includes collaborative teaching and as well as student exchange agreements. Study abroad and exchange opportunities are available in Europe, Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, and the U.S.
The university also offers employability events which include workshops, guest speakers and career fairs to its students. The university has a secure industry link with top global companies like Nike, Hilton, DHL and Dentsu, Aegis Network.
The university offers over 3,500 accommodation places across seven halls of residences for its international students. There are standard and en-suite rooms that are available that are generally arranged on flats with 3 to 12 apartments, with a shared kitchen and dining facilities. There are also private halls of residence around Manchester and Crewe which offer chances to meet students from other universities.
The six halls on campus are
Birley- a short walk from the city centre. It is a self-catered accommodation. It provides a thriving student atmosphere.
Briarfields– this hall is located on the main campus of the university; students can make most of the access to the university facilities.
Cambridge Hall– this is located at the main campus, and students can easily access everything at the university. Comfortable and vibrant residences offer a perfect environment for meeting people and making friends.
Cavendish Hall -this offer a warm, spacious and central accommodation. The hall has a shared kitchen and Wi-Fi. The hall is located near shops and restaurants.
Daisy Bank– situated a few minutes away from the campus. This hall has a communal lounge, kitchen and diner. It has 460 bedrooms, and there are facilities for disabled students.
Cavendish Palace– this hall is a short walk away from the main campus and the city centre. This hall is ideally placed for students who are more serious in their studies.
Off-campus accommodation is available to students who don’t wish to take up the accommodation provided by the university. Most of the off-campus housing is opened to second and final year international students.
- The average rent is 400 to 800 pounds/month
- The residence types include studio apartments, 3- and 4-bedroom apartments as well as shared apartments.
- The student’s residence is fully furnished with necessary facilities such as electricity, water heater, central heating all this included in the rent.
- Bartosz Beda – contemporary artist
- Bethany Black – comedian
- Lord Bradley – life peer and former Member of Parliament
- Ian Clark – film director and screenwriter
- Manchester is the birthplace of the meat-free diet.
- Manchester is the home to the first public library.
- Manchester is the most linguistically diverse city in western Europe with 200 spoken languages.
- The Kellogg’s factory Manchester has been making the cereals, like Crunchy nut, Coco Pops, Rice Krispies and Corn flakes since 1938.
- Manchester airport is the largest and busiest airport outside London.