The University of Manchester

About the institution

The University of Manchester is a member of the Russell Group and is the largest single-site university in the UK. The university is the birthplace of nuclear physics, where Ernest Rutherford first split the atom. It is renowned for its research, with 25 Nobel Prize winners among its current and former staff and students. Manchester Academy is based on the university’s campus. It has welcomed artists such as the Foo Fighters and Rita Ora and hosts Pangaea, Europe’s largest student-led festival.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
37,924
Male UG students: 
47%
Female UG students: 
53%
Full-time students: 
97%
Under 21 on entry: 
87%
International: 
24%
Undergraduate: 
70%
Student-staff ratio: 
13.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
435.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 21%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 17%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

89%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
57%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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