Rankings of The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a publicly funded research university with a mission to advance education, knowledge and wisdom for the good of society. University of Manchester’s main site is home to the majority of its faculties and is referred to by its students as ‘the campus’, although in reality Manchester does not have a campus but is instead interspersed throughout the city of Manchester.

Latest ranking updates for The University of Manchester
  • 27 Sep, 2023: Publication of THE World University Rankings. Ranking position #51.
  • 09 Sep, 2023: The Guardian University League Tables by Subject (Business and Management) update. The University of Manchester achieves place 4.
  • 09 Sep, 2023: Publication of The Guardian League Table. Ranking position #24.
  • 15 Aug, 2023: Publication of ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking. Ranking position #41.

University rankings

    • #19 
    • #24 
    The Times Good University Guide
    [Published 16 September, 2022]
    • #19 
    • #24 
    The Guardian League Table
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #19 
    CUG The Complete University Guide
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #51 
    THE World University Rankings
    [Published 27 September, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #32 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 27 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #42 
    QS Employability Rankings
    [Published 23 September, 2021]
    • #7 
    • #75 
    THE Global Employability University Ranking
    [Published 23 November, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #49 
    Reuters Most Innovative Universities
    [Published 23 October, 2019]
    • #7 
    • #51 
    THE World Reputation Rankings
    [Published 16 November, 2022]
    • #6 
    • #63 
    US News: Best Global Universities
    [Published 24 October, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #41 
    ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 15 August, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #29 
    THE World’s Most International Universities
    [Published 25 January, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #70 
    CWTS Leiden Ranking
    [Published 22 June, 2022]
    • #6 
    • #79 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings
    [Published 06 March, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #60 
    CWUR Center for World University Rankings
    [Published 25 April, 2022]
    • #6 
    • #112 
    Nature Index - Academic
    [Published 15 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #62 
    NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #54 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 28 November, 2022]
    • #7 
    • #86 
    RUR World University Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #38 
    RUR Reputation Ranking
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #94 
    RUR Academic Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #64 
    • #445 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #5 
    • #91 
    UniRank 4icu: Top 200 Universities in the World
    [Published 11 August, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #8 
    Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
    [Published 30 April, 2019]
    • #5 
    • #85 
    UniRank 4icu: Top 200 English-Speaking Universities
    [Published 11 August, 2022]
    • #9 
    • #50 
    QS World University Rankings: Sustainability
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #60 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 31 July, 2023]
    • #1 
    • #2 
    THE World University Impact Rankings - Overall
    [Published 01 June, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #72 
    THE Top Universities for a Digital Education
    [Published 10 May, 2022]
    • #15 
    • #56 
    THE China Subject Ratings Overall
    [Published 11 May, 2022]

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Subject rankings

Agriculture

    • #11 
    • #201 
    Agricultural Sciences
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #20 
    • #351 
    Agricultural Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #97 
    Agriculture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #153 
    Architecture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #35 
    • #44 
    Art & Design
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #69 
    Arts and Humanities
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #4 
    Drama, Dance & Cinematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #17 
    History of Art
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #8 
    History of Art, Architecture & Design
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #4 
    Music
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #9 
    Music
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Business

    • #6 
    • #19 
    Accounting & Finance
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #4 
    Accounting and Finance
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #5 
    Accounting and Finance
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #1 
    • #8 
    Business
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #13 
    Business & Management Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #35 
    Business & Management Studies
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #36 
    Business and Economics
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #7 
    • #54 
    Economics & Business
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #51 
    Finance
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #11 
    • #101 
    Hospitality & Leisure Management
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #51 
    Management
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #13 
    • #13 
    Marketing
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #50 
    Public Administration
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Computer Science

    • #9 
    • #122 
    Artificial Intelligence
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #13 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #86 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #8 
    • #153 
    Computer Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #65 
    Computer Science & Information Systems
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Education

    • #2 
    Education
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #45 
    Education
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #87 
    Education
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #13 
    • #151 
    Education
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #201 
    Education
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Engineering

    • #16 
    • #19 
    Aerospace Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #151 
    Biotechnology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #10 
    • #12 
    Chemical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #23 
    Chemical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #65 
    Chemical Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #76 
    Chemical Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #127 
    Chemical Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #8 
    Civil Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #10 
    Civil Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #101 
    Civil Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #140 
    Civil Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #175 
    Civil Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #6 
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #41 
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #119 
    Electrical Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #48 
    Engineering
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #83 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #15 
    Engineering - Chemical
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #43 
    Engineering - Civil & Structural
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #31 
    Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #125 
    Environmental Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #11 
    General Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #99 
    Materials Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #7 
    Materials Technology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #15 
    Mechanical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #22 
    • #26 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #76 
    Mechanical Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #81 
    Mechanical Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #126 
    Mechanical Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #92 
    Technology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Languages & Literature

    • #13 
    • #16 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #20 
    English
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #22 
    English Language & Literature
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #20 
    French
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #11 
    German
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #17 
    Iberian Languages
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #17 
    Italian
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #4 
    Linguistics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #40 
    Linguistics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #32 
    Modern Langugages
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Law

    • #11 
    • #13 
    Law
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #14 
    Law
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #57 
    Law
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #95 
    Law
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #11 
    • #151 
    Law
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Mathematics

    • #10 
    • #13 
    Mathematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #34 
    Mathematics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #57 
    Mathematics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #151 
    Mathematics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #7 
    • #180 
    Mathematics
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #60 
    Statistics
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #151 
    Statistics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Medicine & Health

    • #7 
    • #34 
    Anatomy & Physiology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #51 
    Clinical Medicine
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #7 
    • #79 
    Clinical Medicine
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #7 
    Dentistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #13 
    Dentistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #43 
    Dentistry
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #46 
    Dentistry
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #27 
    • #35 
    Health Professions
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #56 
    Immunology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #71 
    Immunology
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #20 
    Medicine
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #23 
    • #31 
    Medicine
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #32 
    Medicine
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #2 
    • #4 
    Nursing
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #7 
    Nursing
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #36 
    Nursing
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #10 
    • #17 
    Pharmacology & Pharmacy
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #17 
    Pharmacy & Pharmacology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #151 
    Public Health
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Natural Sciences

    • #13 
    • #19 
    Biological Sciences
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #45 
    Biological Sciences
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #86 
    Biological Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #101 
    Biological Sciences
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #21 
    • #24 
    Biology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #72 
    Biology & Biochemistry
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #14 
    Chemistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #20 
    Chemistry
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #38 
    • #46 
    Chemistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #51 
    Chemistry
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #69 
    Chemistry
    Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions by Subject
    [Published 15 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #118 
    Chemistry
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #51 
    Earth & Marine Sciences
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #43 
    Environmental Sciences
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #120 
    Environmental Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #17 
    Geography & Environmental Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #19 
    Geology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #51 
    Geology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #136 
    Geology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #60 
    Molecular Biology & Genetics
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #84 
    Molecular Biology & Genetics
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #49 
    Physical Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #62 
    Physical Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #11 
    Physics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #17 
    Physics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #69 
    Physics
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #5 
    Physics & Astronomy
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #44 
    Physics & Astronomy
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #2 
    • #2 
    American Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #7 
    Anthropology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #26 
    Anthropology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #41 
    Anthropology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #6 
    Archaeology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #51 
    Archaeology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #51 
    Classics & Ancient History
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #20 
    • #23 
    Criminology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #7 
    Development Studies
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #19 
    Economics
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #21 
    Economics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #38 
    • #47 
    Economics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #76 
    Economics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #8 
    • #64 
    Economics & Econometrics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #13 
    Geography
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #6 
    • #17 
    Geography
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #34 
    Geography
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #11 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #17 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #19 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #28 
    History
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #9 
    Philosophy
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #15 
    Philosophy
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #20 
    Philosophy
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #101 
    Philosophy
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #15 
    Politics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #17 
    Politics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #50 
    Politics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #21 
    • #25 
    Psychology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #38 
    Psychology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #36 
    • #49 
    Psychology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #49 
    Psychology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #82 
    Psychology
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #10 
    • #101 
    Psychology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #31 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #7 
    • #48 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #11 
    Sociology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #15 
    Sociology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #22 
    Sociology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #24 
    Sociology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #9 
    • #12 
    Theology & Religious Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #51 
    Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Sports Science

    • #7 
    • #49 
    Sports Related Subjects
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Highest subject rankings for The University of Manchester

American Studies CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#2 
Social Studies & Humanities
Education CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#2 
Education
Accounting and Finance The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#4 
Business
Music CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#4 
Arts Visual & Performing
Linguistics CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#4 
Languages & Literature
Nursing CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#4 
Medicine & Health
Physics & Astronomy CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#5 
Natural Sciences
Electrical & Electronic Engineering CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#6 
Engineering
Mathematics CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#13 
Mathematics
Law CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#13 
Law

Student Reviews for The University of Manchester

Student satisfaction:
4.5 (based on 1702 student reviews)

“I just finished my studies at the University of Manchester, for a Law degree. It was very challenging and the pace was demanding, but overall I loved the experience and it made me a more capable person. I was able to find a job relatively easily after graduating thanks to the prestige and reputation that comes with graduating from Manchester.”

About The University of Manchester

PROS

  • Students highlight the excellent facilities that the University of Manchester offers. The most common examples are the spacious student residences, and the numerous libraries equipped with ample study space.
  • The mutually supportive atmosphere allows students to feel confident that they can receive the help they need, whether from the staff or from the students themselves.
  • Consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 by QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education. At times the university’s ranking ascends to the top 50, but this depends on the year.

CONS

  • Numerous students have expressed that the quality of support for disabled students is disappointing, citing that administrators are usually slow to respond to requests.

Key facts

Foundation year:
2004
Telephone:
+44 161 306 6000
Address:
Oxford Road
M13 9PL, Manchester
England UK
Website:
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/
Social:

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Manchester Business School East - Undergraduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Manchester Business School - Graduate Degrees
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)

TOP 10 Best rated degree courses of The University of Manchester

  Course
1 Fashion Technology - BSc 100/100 (8 student reviews)
2 Ancient History - BA 100/100 (5 student reviews)
3 Biotechnology with Entrepreneurship - BSc 95/100 (16 student reviews)
4 Biotechnology - MSci 95/100 (16 student reviews)
5 Pharmacology - BSc 93/100 (10 student reviews)
6 Pharmacology with Entrepreneurship - BSc 93/100 (10 student reviews)
7 Pharmacology with a Modern Language - BSc 93/100 (10 student reviews)
8 Fashion Marketing - BSc 92/100 (52 student reviews)
9 International Business, Finance and Economics - BSc 91/100 (18 student reviews)
10 Materials Science and Engineering - BSc 91/100 (19 student reviews)

TOP 10 highest earning degree courses of The University of Manchester

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NSS Aggregate Student reviews

Below you see the results of The University of Manchester for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall student satisfaction
70 /100
2063 total respondents

THE Student Experience Survey by Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has surveyed 20251 undergraduate students in the UK about their study experience. 416 students of The University of Manchester participated in the survey.

Below you'll find the results for each of the survey questions for The University of Manchester in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall score: 79.0

Student composition of The University of Manchester

Business and Management:
4510
Biosciences:
3575
medicine (non-specific):
3025
Mathematical Sciences:
1955
Law:
1865
languages and area studies :
1795
Economics:
1665
Nursing and Midwifery:
1630
materials and technology:
1570
education and teaching:
1570
Computing:
1555
Politics:
1510
Physics and Astronomy:
1440
Mechanical Engineering:
1385
Anthropology:
1300
Electrical And Electronic Engineering:
1235
Psychology:
1055
Chemistry:
980
Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering:
950
Sociology:
870
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy:
850
History:
800
geography, earth and environmental studies:
695
architecture, building and planning:
630
English Studies:
580
Performing Arts:
560
engineering (non-specific):
515
Civil Engineering:
475
Dentistry:
475
allied health:
340
Philosophy:
325
anatomy, physiology and pathology:
295
Classics:
265
Creative Arts and Design:
240
Social Policy:
140
Theology and Religious Studies:
135
Archaeology:
55
China:
8605
Malaysia:
685
India:
610
Saudi Arabia:
535
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China):
430
Kuwait:
275
United Arab Emirates:
205
United States:
180
Korea (South):
175
Singapore:
165
Nigeria:
135
Indonesia:
135
Turkey:
130
Pakistan:
115
Taiwan:
115
Egypt:
105
Thailand:
105
Oman:
90
Canada:
80
Russia:
80
Norway:
75
Kenya:
70
Iran:
70
Japan:
65
Switzerland:
65
Chile:
55
Bangladesh:
50
Jordan:
50
Peru:
45
Brazil:
40
Qatar:
35
Lebanon:
35
Macao (Special Administrative Region of China):
35
Vietnam:
35
Mauritius:
35
Kazakhstan:
35
Mexico:
35
Ecuador:
35
Colombia:
30
Ukraine:
25
Myanmar (Burma):
25
North Macedonia:
25
Trinidad and Tobago:
25
Brunei:
25
Sri Lanka:
25
Australia:
25
South Africa:
25
Bahrain:
25
Ghana:
25
Maldives:
20
Botswana:
20
Zimbabwe:
15
Uganda:
15
Morocco:
15
Libya:
15
Philippines:
10
Zambia:
10
Uzbekistan:
10
Tanzania:
10
Sudan:
10
Iraq:
10
Ethiopia:
10
Cameroon:
10
Barbados:
5
British Virgin Islands:
5
Bermuda:
5
Venezuela:
5
Cayman Islands:
5
Panama:
5
Turks and Caicos Islands:
5
Argentina:
5
Bolivia:
5
Paraguay:
5
Armenia:
5
Rwanda:
5
Azerbaijan:
5
Belarus:
5
Georgia:
5
Iceland:
5
Serbia:
5
Algeria:
5
Congo (Democratic Republic) {formerly Zaire}:
5
Gambia, The:
5
Malawi:
5
Yemen:
5
Seychelles:
5
Cambodia:
5
Kyrgyzstan:
5
Mongolia:
5
New Zealand:
5
Israel:
5
Occupied Palestinian Territories {formerly West Ba:
5
Syria:
5

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