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Manchester Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
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About Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a British university located in North West England. The headquarters and central campus are in the city of Manchester, and there are additional facilities in the county of Cheshire. It is the sixth largest university in the United Kingdom in terms of student numbers. The university has its roots in the Manchester Mechanics' Institution (1824) and the Manchester School of Design (1838). Manchester Metropolitan became a polytechnic in 1970 and then an university in 1992. 

The University is arranged into eight faculties such as Faculty of Business and Law, Cheshire campus, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Hollings Faculty, and Manchester School of Art. The courses offered are Business and management, accounting, philosophy and politics, art and design, biology, environmental science, material science, psychology, education and English. 

The university has ranked fourth of the research-active new universities in attracting funds from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). In the 2001 RAE, Exercise and Sports Science research team were judged 'world class', achieving the top mark available 5, signifying international excellence. Seven other fields of research were awarded 4, the standard of national excellence. MMU’s vision is to become the UK’s leading university for world-class professionals. The vision will continue to develop within the changing environment of higher education.

Campus information

There are seven libraries, with over 800,000 books and 13,000 journals in hard copy and electronic, with 24/7 online access. Students are allow to borrow a range of technical equipment, including digital cameras, camcorders, audiocassette recorders, laptops and other audio-visual equipment. Sports facilities are available as well include: 16 sports halls, Olympic standard Swimming pools, three state-of-the art fitness suites and synthetic and outdoor pitches.

Manchester Metropolitan University is based in 5 campuses, 4 of the campuses are situated in Manchester and one in Cheshire. Both location has good connection of public transport which is very convenient for the students to travel to the campus. 


At MMU, we provide students with on and off campus accommodation. We will help you to find a place that suits you - either host family for international students, a shared room, privately rented house or even your self-catering apartment. In the MMU residential hall, there are apartment blocks that contain single study bedrooms and own or shared bathrooms facilities. On the other hand, at private residential hall you are more likely to live with students from other universities in Manchester. For your information, you can apply online for your place in a hall as soon as you have firmly accepted your university offer. This is a better way to help secure your preferred choice of accommodation, 


Courses available 10

Business and Management 4 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 English Language 1 Health and Medicine 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Mass Communication & Media 1


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