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Undergraduate - Direct Entry

Manchester Metropolitan University

Learning at Manchester Metropolitan University means being immersed in an environment of energy, creativity and diversity. Boasting an impressive network of industry partners, the University’s courses are designed to boost your employability and develop your career, with many offering industry placements and internships.

Among its UK top-ranked subjects according to The Complete University Guide 2025 are: Art and Design (21st), Architecture (14th), Information Technology and Systems (7th), Physiotherapy (14th) and Tourism, Transport, Travel and Heritage Studies (4th). Though Manchester Metropolitan University ranks within the top 200 young universities worldwide, its design school has a long history as the second oldest in the UK, founded in 1838. Meanwhile its business school is accredited by AMBA and AACSB International, and the Department of Engineering offers accredited degrees in partnership with IET.

Key Information

  • Complete an undergraduate degree within just 3 years or a Master’s degree in 1 year.
  • Benefit from the University’s links with 70 professional bodies and associations.
  • Many courses include a year-long work placement. Industry partners include the BBC, Walt Disney and IBM.

Degrees

BA (Hons) Advertising and Brand Communication

BA (Hons) Animation

BA (Hons) Art History and Curating

BA (Hons) Business / Marketing (with placement or overseas study option)

BA (Hons) Business Administration and Management (Top-Up)

BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management

BA (Hons) Business Management (with a modern language)

BA (Hons) Business Management (with placement or overseas study option)

BA (Hons) Business Management and French

BA (Hons) Business Management and Spanish