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Manchester Metropolitan is one of the UK's most applied-to universities. The university has a community of over 38,000 current undergraduate and postgraduate students and 290,000 alumni from 144 countries. Taught and research postgraduate programmes range from MRes and MPhil to LLM; academic expertise helps students get the most from their studies and many courses also carry professional accreditation.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,474 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 50%
  • Part Time 50%

Domicile

  • UK 88%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 85 1760 1845
Business & Management Studies 105 430 535
Social Work 20 420 440
Psychology 30 405 435
Law 5 310 310
Biological Sciences 155 135 290
Architecture 5 265 270
Anatomy & Physiology 35 170 205
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 10 195 205
Art & Design 70 115 185
Marketing 0 180 180
Physiotherapy 0 165 165
Other 55 100 155
Accounting & Finance 0 145 145
Creative Writing 0 140 140
Computer Science 20 75 95
Nursing 20 75 90
Sports Science 30 55 85
Communication & Media Studies 5 75 75
Librarianship & Information Management 15 60 75
Sociology 20 50 70
English 30 35 65
History 15 30 45
Food Science 5 35 40
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 35 35
General Engineering 35 0 35
Linguistics 0 30 30
Geography & Environmental Science 0 30 30
Aural & Oral Sciences 0 30 30
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 20 25
Politics 0 25 25
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 20 20
Economics 0 20 20
Mathematics 0 20 20
Mechanical Engineering 0 20 20
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 20 20
Philosophy 0 10 10
Social Policy 0 5 5
Agriculture & Forestry 0 5 5
Civil Engineering 0 5 5
Land & Property Management 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 8,500
Mixed -
Laboratory 9,250
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Manchester Metropolitan University offers a number of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries in a range of subject areas. Please refer to the university website for details.
  • Alumni Loyalty Discount: 10% discount on postgraduate tuition fees for taught courses, available to all Manchester Metropolitan University graduates (including undergraduate or foundation degree, PGCE or GDL).
  • A range of subject/faculty specific scholarships are available each year.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The accommodation team endeavours to place postgraduate and mature students with like-minded students in university accommodation; please refer to the university website for details.
  • A number of Residential Advisor positions are available for mature and postgraduate students with experience of living in halls.
  • Private student accommodation is available to book via Manchester Student Homes – a free, university-run housing service for students.