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Student Accommodation

  • The university guarantees to make an offer of university-approved accommodation to all new unaccompanied full-time undergraduates, provided they meet eligibility criteria; please refer to the university website for details.
  • A wide selection of accommodation is available either in Manchester Metropolitan University halls or through accredited private providers; most is within a short walk of the main academic and student buildings.
  • Accommodation is provided in 11 halls of residence, with seven university-owned or leased halls, and four in partnership with nominated halls; over 60% of rooms are en-suite.
  • There are a number of accessible rooms for students with mobility difficulties, in addition to rooms specially adapted for students with sensory impairments.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £4,578 to £10,761 per year

Student Life

  • City Population: 514,000
  • Student Population: 50,000
  • Manchester provides diverse opportunities – it's a hotbed of culture, a creative hub for the media, a home for engineering and scientific discovery, and fertile ground for business growth and new ventures.
  • There's a cosmopolitan mix of communities and cultures in the city. Each district has its own character; combined, they make a city that is full of innovation, creativity, and spark.
  • The city centre is compact enough to cover on foot, circled by suburban districts connected by a tram and bus network.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Throughout the year, festivals and events feature across Manchester's calendar including the biennial Manchester International Festival, and the Manchester Children's Book Festival.
  • The city is one of the country's best shopping destinations, with everything from high-end retail to boutiques, markets, and high street brands.
  • The Northern Quarter is independent, creative, and undeniably cool. It's ideal for an afternoon browsing vintage stores and spending time in cafés, or for an evening at some of the city's trendier bars. Deansgate is home to a range of bars and cafés, as well as a cinema complex, bowling lane and restaurants.
  • Sport is part of Manchester's DNA, a feature of the city's history, character, and economy. It is renowned as a capital of football, being home to both Manchester City and Manchester United, plus the UK's National Football Museum. 


  • The campus is located on Oxford Road and extends back into the community of Hulme. The city centre can be reached on foot in 15 minutes, or by bus direct from the campus.
  • Segregated cycle lanes are being introduced across the city, making cycling a safe and affordable option to travel.
  • The university is situated on one of the busiest bus routes in Europe, served by frequent services.
  • The campus is also close to the city's railway stations, Metrolink tram routes, and major motorway networks.
  • Manchester International Airport is just ten miles (16 km) south of Manchester city centre, with fast and frequent rail links to the city.