University of Manchester

Manchester | North West England

Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities Political City

Ucas code: M20

As the biggest single-site University in the country, in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, the University of Manchester gives students an unrivalled and unique learning experience. You'll enjoy studying at a world-class institution and being at the centre of a dynamic student population. The Students' Union has more than 300 student-run societies, from Aikido to Zoology.
Source:The University of Manchester Students' Union

What students say about this university

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

69%

HIGH

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Sporty

73%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

91%

HIGH

Creative

62%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student score 79% MED
Average graduate salary £21k MED

Overall student satisfaction

85%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

37,925

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

11%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

52%

of students are female

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

31%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

72%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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