Diamond League
University of Manchester

UK

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom

56 World
rank
8 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1824
Short name:
UoM
Type:
Public
Students:
34940
Faculty:
2490
Faculty/Students Ratio:
14
:
1
Web-site:
www.manchester.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Manchester, England
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 56 81.013
Teaching 145 69.955
Research 46 87.429
International Diversity 31 88.813
Financial Sustainability 219 71.324
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 50 92.786
Research Perfomance Rankings 55 87.054
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TEACHING
World Rank: 145
Country rank: 11
Score: 69.955
League: Golden League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 46
Country rank: 8
Score: 87.429
League: Diamond League
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 31
Country rank: 13
Score: 88.813
League: Diamond League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 219
Country rank: 10
Score: 71.324
League: Silver League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Manchester is the UK's largest single-site university with more than 38,000 students and 4,400 academic and research staff. The University has a rich academic heritage with no fewer than 25 Nobel Prize winners amongst its current and former staff and students. Rutherford split the atom here, the world's first modern computer was built here in 1948 and the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to two Manchester academics for their discovery of graphene. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, the University was rated third in the UK for 'research power'. It is one of the country's most popular universites offering more than 500 undergraduate programmes across the full range of academic disciplines.

Mission Statement

To make The University of Manchester one of the top 25 universities in the world by 2010 and to remain thereafter a world-leader in the quality of higher education we offer, the excellence and impact of the research we undertake and the value of the contributions we make to the economic, social and cultural life and environmental sustainability of the wider society.