Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University (often abbreviated MMU) is a public university located in Manchester, England. The university traces its origins to the Manchester Mechanics Institute and the Manchester School of Design, which formed Manchester Polytechnic in 1970. Manchester Polytechnic then gained university status under the government’s Further and Higher Education Act, becoming the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1992. Today, it is headquartered in the city of Manchester, with additional facilities in Cheshire. 

The university is organised into 6 faculties and 12 research centres, these are:  

Arts and Humanities 

Business and Law 

Cheshire Campus 

Education 

Health, Psychology and Social Care 

Science and Engineering