We are based at six campuses, five in Manchester and one in Crewe, known as MMU Cheshire. The central Manchester campuses form part of the largest higher education campus in the UK and one of the most extensive education centres in Europe.
MMU is a major economic contributor to the North West, with 34,000 students, 4,300 staff and an income of £236 million. MMU’s financial impact on the region totals £690 million and is rising*.
We pride ourselves on training the future talent of the region as 70% of our graduates stay and work in the North West.
We work in partnership across the region, with 45% of our courses having links with our community. We provide a range of services to the local community including real-world research, events and sporting facilities.
MMU’s contribution to local industry takes many forms; providing continuing professional development courses, working with businesses in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and providing work-ready graduates with the skills and expertise that will add value to your business.
*(Universities UK, Strathclyde report, 2006)
MMU’s contribution to the region is supported by a number of key partnerships with regional businesses and agencies.
In addition, we have many partnerships with a range of national and international organisations, working together to enhance the reputation of the University, the city, its students and the North West region.
Find out how we’re getting involved in the community.
We invest in our students, offering courses relevant to the real world, supported by staff who share their passion for their subject in a great environment that fosters creative learning.
The facts speak for themselves. 92%* of our graduates go straight into work or further study within six months of graduation.
We have a diverse student body, including more than 2,800 students from 109 countries. Over 20% of our students are from a minority ethnic group, over 40% are mature students and 7.6% of our students have a disability. We embrace this diversity and offer a wide range of tailored student support services.
Our students have a lot to offer. Whether your organisation needs a placement student or you are looking for a high quality graduate who can hit the ground running, you can come directly to us and benefit from zero recruitment costs and the chance to hand pick a talented graduate who meets the needs of your business.
Find out more about our students and how they can help your organisation.
MMU is one of the top performing new universities in the UK in terms of its research profile. Our work informs curriculum developments, shapes business and professional practice and influences policy-making, both nationally and internationally.
MMU sits within the top five per cent of UK universities for exercise and sport science and within the top 12 per cent for materials science. It is ranked fourth among research-active new universities in attracting support from the Higher Education Funding Council for England.