5 Reasons to choose us
- Global reputation
- Research Centres
- Excellent teaching and learning resources
- Increased career opportunities
- A welcoming, International community
The University of Manchester has a worldwide reputation for research, teaching and innovation. In the most recent survey conducted by the Times Higher Education Supplement, the University is ranked 30th globally.
In the British Government's Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Manchester's scores are amongst the highest in the UK. The latest RAE results (2008) propelled the University of Manchester to the top 5 research institutions in the UK.
The School also boasts a number of prestigious names, ensuring top quality teaching and research. These include, Professor Mona Baker (Translation Studies), Professor Vera Tolz (Russian Studies) and Professor Yaron Matras (Linguistics).
The School boasts a variety of language related research centres. They aim to promote collaborative developments, creating new approaches to ideas. Recent centres, which have been created include:
- Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies (CTIS)
- Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS)
- Centre for Latin American Cultural Studies (CLACS)
More information and a full list of Centres.
Excellent teaching and learning resources
Within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, The University Language Centre offers a range of teaching and learning resources:
- A library of multi-format materials in some 70 languages.
- TV/VCRs showing a range of satellite channels from around the world.
- Multimedia PCs for computer aided language learning, multilingual word processing and DVD viewing.
Increased career opportunities
A degree from the University of Manchester is recognised worldwide. A recent survey of 736 top international and national employers ranked Manchester fourth in the UK for the standard of our graduates. The University of Manchester careers service has consistently been voted the best in the country by recruiters. It also offers advisors specialising in careers in languages and a huge range of languages careers resources. Find out more about careers opportunities for graduates in languages.
A welcoming, International community
The University has a lively, cosmopolitan campus with a welcoming feel. We have more accommodation than other university in the UK, including over 9,200 places in Halls of residence. In addition we guarantee accommodation to international students for the full duration of their degree programme.
Manchester is the UK's 'second city', multi-faith, with all the amenities you would expect of a modern European metropolis.
A range of services for international students are available to help you both before and during your studies, including an airport collection service, orientation courses and specialist advisers.
Manchester attracts students from more than 180 countries and has a truly multi-cultural campus. Our students come from a range of countries, including South Africa, China, Taiwan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Brazil, Iran, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Poland, Kuwait, Czech Republic, USA, Japan and Egypt.