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
23 February: Efforts to measure food sustainability 'hampered by lack of suitable data and models'
Manchester Met researchers identify problems in 'monumental task' of analyzing supply chain
20 February: Manchester Metropolitan and Pearson team up to offer online degree programmes
Postgraduate learning for worldwide students
20 February: Exploring the 'Deaths of the Poets'
Professor Michael Symmons Roberts discusses his new book
20 February: Why did soap opera scriptwriters use stoma bag to vilify character? asks professor
Disability 'used to make Rob from The Archers unattractive and evil'
17 February: Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle to play a leading role in new media school at Manchester Metropolitan
The International Screen School Manchester will develop creative and digital talent