Manchester Metropolitan University

Wednesday, 5th April 2017

Manchester Metropolitan one of the world's best young universities

University ranked in the top 200 global universities under 50

Manchester Metropolitan University is ranked as one of the best young universities in the world.

The University is among the top 200 global universities under 50 years old as part of the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The Young University Rankings, previously known as the THE 150 Under 50 Rankings, measure a series of performance indicators on teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Malcolm Press said: “The Young University Rankings demonstrate the strength and excellence we possess right across the University. 

“We are a confident University and proud of our ability to shine on the international stage. We continue to be ambitious in our teaching, research and industrial partnerships.”

The Young University Rankings compare universities from countries all over the world which were established in the last 50 years. It places Manchester Metropolitan among the global elite while only 27 places are taken by universities from the UK.

The announcement comes on the back on several league table successes for the University during the past academic year.

These include: Manchester School of Architecture ranked 6th best in the world, featuring in the prestigious World University Rankings and being named in the UK’s top three universities for sustainability.

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the most extensive higher education centres in Europe with 37,000 students and more than 1,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The University educates and trains large numbers of legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals.

The University is in the top three nationally for environmental sustainability and has an 85% research impact rated world-leading and internationally excellent.

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