News | Thursday, 26th April 2018
Manchester Metropolitan rises to highest ever position in Complete University Guide league table
University held position or improved in two-thirds of subject rankings
Manchester Metropolitan University has risen to its joint highest ever position in the Complete University Guide 2019 league table.
The University moved up five places to 57th in the overall annual institutional rankings, matching its best ever performance.
Its degree programmes covering American Studies, and Aural and Oral Sciences, both feature again in the top 10 in the country in the respect subject areas.
Professor Malcolm Press, Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University, said: "We welcome the rise of five places in this year's Complete University Guide 2019 ranking to our joint highest ever position.
"This is testament to the continued hard work of staff and shows Manchester Metropolitan is an ambitious, exciting and inspiring university in a great global city that delivers quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.
"In two-thirds of the subject rankings we either maintained our position or improved and we are ambitious to build on the progress achieved to date.
"We are investing in providing a high-quality campus, expanding our close partnership working, growing our strong areas of research and implementing digital improvements such as the way we support our students and new smart technologies."
This year's independent Complete University Guide rankings are compiled with a combination of weighed factors, namely entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, research intensity, graduate prospects, student-staff ratio, academic services spend, facilities spend, good honours and degree completion.
It breaks down courses into 70 subjects tables to compare providers and degree programmes.
In other league tables, the University was announced as the UK's greenest university when it topped the People and Planet University League last year.
And similarly in 2017 the University was named among the top 200 global universities under 50 years old as part of the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.