Manchester Metropolitan University

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University Information

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At Manchester Metropolitan University, we pride ourselves on providing a warm, engaging and supportive environment for your postgraduate studies. Join over 6,000 students who have chosen to pursue their postgraduate qualifications with us. There are four different faculties within the University: Business and Law, Arts and Humanities, Health and Education, and Science and Engineering, with more than 150 postgraduate taught programmes on offer. Alongside the new Doctoral College designed to support postgraduate research students to thrive.

This year marks Manchester Met's 200th anniversary, a testament to our commitment to driving innovation and progress through outstanding education and research. Over two centuries, we've consistently made an impact, transforming lives and shaping communities. Discover our achievements and the remarkable efforts underway to shape a brighter future for everyone.

  •  The University is home to The Manchester Writing School, which produces award-winning novelists and poets, and is led by former Poet Laureate Professor Carol Ann Duffy DBE.
  •  Manchester Met is ranked 59th in the Times and Sunday Times university league tables (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024).
  • Prestigious EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accreditations place the Business School among an elite group of triple-accredited business schools worldwide.
  • Manchester School of Architecture is ranked 5th in the world and 2nd in the UK in QS subject rankings.
  •  Our pioneering degree apprenticeship programmes are training more than 2,000 people from over 500 employers.
  • 93% of our postgraduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduation (Higher Education Statistics Agency data, 2019/20 UK graduates who studied a full-time, postgraduate taught course).

Postgraduate taught courses at Manchester Met

We offer more than 150 postgraduate taught programmes across a wide range of study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to CPD, Master of Arts/Science and PhD opportunities across many subject areas.

For more course information, visit our website.

Scholarships, fees and funding

A range of faculty and subject-specific scholarships are available, as well as specific scholarships for international students. Visit our website for details of current scholarships.

The funding available for postgraduate study is different depending on whether you normally live in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, or Scotland.

If you’re studying a masters course, and live in England, you may be able to get a loan to help you with the cost of your tuition fees and living expenses. The loan is not income assessed and is available for students studying an eligible masters course. Separate fuding arrangements are also available for master’s students that normally live in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.  For up-to-date information, please visit the GOV.UK website.

Fees for UK and international students are listed on each course page on our online prospectus.

Student support

Manchester Met offers a wide range of specialist services to help you achieve your very best. Postgraduate students at Manchester Met can benefit from:

  •  Our Study Skills team is accessible online or on-campus, providing short courses, group workshops, and one-to-one appointments.
  • The Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Service offer tailored support through one-to-one appointments, group workshops, and access to our 24/7 online platform Togetherall.
  • Our Chaplaincy team offers pastoral care and tranquil spaces for prayer or reflection, welcoming individuals of all faiths or non-faith backgrounds.
  •  The Disability Service ensures that students facing challenges due to disability, health conditions, or specific learning difficulties receive the support they need. If you have any support needs, we recommend getting in touch before your course begins to get the best possible support.
  •  For international students, the Language Centre offers free British Council-accredited intensive courses in academic English to support your studies.
  • Our Careers and Employability Service offers support to help our students achieve their career goals both during their studies and after graduation.

Our facilities

At Manchester Met, our campus boasts impressive lecture theatres, seminar rooms and study zones, alongside an incredible library stocked with more than a million books, journals, and e- resources that you can access 24 hours a day during the academic year. You’ll find ample support, including digital resources, study workshops and learning support available in a way that suits you.

Beyond providing state-of-the-art resources for practical learning, our campus is designed with sustainability in mind—we're proud to have consistently ranked as a top 3 sustainable university in the People and Planet University League since 2013, currently placed 2nd.

Explore our campus and facilities wherever you are using our Virtual Tour.

City life 

Situated in the heart of Manchester, our campus offers unparalleled access to a city renowned for its welcoming, cosmopolitan, and innovative spirit. Named as the only UK city in the Top 30 must-visit destinations by Lonely Planet, Manchester is a wonderful place to live and to learn. You will be surrounded by art, sport, and culture, making the city the perfect setting for exploring your passions and creativity.

Meet us

Discover everything you need to know about Postgraduate study at one of our upcoming events.

Our Open days provide the perfect opportunity to learn more about our courses, speak to tutors and current students, and explore our vibrant campus. Teams representing a wide range of university services will be on hand to answer your questions about the support available to you as a postgraduate student at Manchester Met. Visit our website to secure your place.


Throughout the year, we’re hosting a series of webinars covering various topics - from how to apply for a masters, to returning to study after a break. The webinars are a great opportunity to hear from current postgraduate students and graduates and gain insights from staff across the University about the application process, funding options, and student life.

Visit our website to book your place.

Please note that our webinars are tailored for UK students. For information on our international webinars, please visit the international events page.

Should you have any questions about our postgraduate events, please email us.

Find out more

·         Make a course enquiry or call us for more information +44 (0)161 247 6969.

·         Find out about upcoming events

·         Discover our range of courses

·         Register your interest in postgraduate study at Manchester Met

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