Manchester Metropolitan University
- All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH
- 0161 247 2000
- Vice Chancellor
- Professor Malcolm Press
With origins dating back to the 1830s, Manchester Metropolitan University is now the most popular university in the UK, attracting 52,750 UCAS applications by this year’s January deadline.
The University is a major economic contributor to the North West: its business incubator, Innospace, underpins start-ups and new enterprises, courses and training are tailored in-house for top companies, helping SMEs to grow and access funding, and it is the region’s largest public sector provider of accountancy, law and education professionals.
In the 2008 RAE MMU’s subjects rated internationally excellent included health, biomedical sciences, computer science, business and management, social work and social policy, philosophy, drama, dance and performing arts.
MMU is also leading the delivery of the STEM programme in the region to widen access and increase the uptake of strategically important subjects such as chemistry, physics, maths and engineering by the current and future workforce.
They are one of the largest providers of science, engineering and technology education in the UK and an international leader in clothing design and technology.
MMU is investing £300 million in world-class facilities to support teaching and research.
Recent news from Manchester Metropolitan University
2 March: Best reads recommended for World Book Day by The Manchester Writing School
Seven authors and poets from Manchester Met pick their favourite novels from the last year
28 February: Tokyo 2020 Olympic delegation welcomed to Manchester Met
Seven Japanese universities keen to learn sporting insight
28 February: Hundreds of staff and students join #McrMetProud team for Great Manchester Run - and there's still time to register
All manner of runners will be wearing orange for the 10k run on May 28
27 February: Children with life-threatening and life-shortening conditions to provide insight on life, death and well-being
Manchester Met involved in new study to listen directly to children with impairments
27 February: Law student and rugby league sports scholar makes England's training squad for 2017 University World Cup
Loose forward Dom Bryan is among 33 players on the long-list for the tournament in Australia