The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Our origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city.

We were formed at the birth of the modern world and our founders invested us with progressive principles and a desire to improve people's lives through research and teaching. Throughout our history we have led the way and helped shape the modern world through discovery, ideas and knowledge.

We work hard to preserve our heritage, which you can enjoy today by visiting our collections and taking tours of the historic buildings on campus.

Vision

Our vision is for The University of Manchester to be one of the leading universities in the world by 2020.

The University of Manchester was the first and most eminent of the civic universities, furthering the frontiers of knowledge through research and teaching, but also contributing to the well-being of its region and society more widely. These aims have guided the institution ever since and continue to drive our strategic vision.

Facts and figures

We are the largest single-site university in the UK, with the biggest student community. In total, 25 Nobel Prize winners have worked or studied here.

83% of our research was ranked as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework in 2014.

And more than nine out of ten of our recent graduates go straight into employment or continued studies.

We are ranked 34th in the world, eighth in Europe and sixth in the UK in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities. We are also ranked seventh in Europe in the 2018 Reuters Top 100 Most Innovative Universities.

What's more, we're well underway with one of the biggest investments in facilities undertaken by any UK university. This ten-year plan will transform our campus and create world-class facilities for staff, students and visitors in support of our global ambitions.

This school also offers:

MSc

University of Manchester - South America Centre

This course is a new mode of delivery of our well established on-campus MSc in Electrical Power Systems Engineering. ... [+]

Course overview This course is a new mode of delivery of our well established on-campus MSc in Electrical Power Systems Engineering There is much greater flexibility - most of the material can be completed at a time that suits you through our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) You receive weekly contact with a tutor (via a small group video conference), where you will be given feedback and can ask questions The course has been designed to support those working in the industry. Multiple entry points exist and the course can be completed in a timescale that suits your needs Course description Study when it's convenient for you

Electricity is playing an increasing role as we look to develop low carbon sources of energy. The design of electrical power systems is becoming increasingly complex, to manage intermittent sources of generation, and increased levels of demand from new types of load such as electric vehicles.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester Brazil São Paulo
August 2019
English
Part-time
30 - 60 months
Online
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University of Manchester - South America Centre

Our Project Management course is an industry-led, distance learning programme that uses a Practice-Based Learning approach to project management development. ... [+]

Course overview Study an industry-inspired programme that uses a Practice-Based Learning approach to project management development We continue to advance project management knowledge and practice through active research and worldwide industrial collaborations Delivered 100% online for a truly flexible approach to studying, this programme is designed to accommodate a busy professional lifestyle As a student, you are expected to adopt a reflective approach, so that your learning can inform and be informed by your practices of managing projects in the workplace Network and communicate with your peers to share experiences and practices across a wide range of organisations and project environments Course description An industry-led programme aimed at developing your professional competencies ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester Brazil São Paulo
August 2019
English
Part-time
3 years
Online
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