Manchester Metropolitan University: Rankings

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Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 53rd in the United Kingdom, 612th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 114 research topics. Manchester Metropolitan University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 14,966 publications and 435,483 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 85 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#612 of 14,131 In the World
#242 of 2,785 In Europe
#53 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#41 of 131 In England
#2 of 4 In Manchester
#49 of 1,030 For Aesthetics
#85 of 1,378 For Education Majors
#123 of 1,005 For Gender Studies
#443 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#548 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 111 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 45th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 289th in the World with 4,970 publications made and 134,669 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors, Demography.

Rank Ranking
#45 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#97 of 1,147 In Europe
#289 of 5,073 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 13 12
1994 29 19
1995 29 7
1996 70 84
1997 67 105
1998 82 97
1999 119 144
2000 124 316
2001 74 125
2002 96 215
2003 112 216
2004 119 308
2005 115 339
2006 105 316
2007 143 296
2008 149 484
2009 163 583
2010 173 462
2011 191 375
2012 163 286
2013 223 704
2014 187 413
2015 223 384
2016 309 740
2017 289 753
2018 361 684
2019 355 475
2020 411 540
2021 472 349

Medicine

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 56th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 712th in the World with 3,083 publications made and 101,296 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Health Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Sports / Exercise science.

Rank Ranking
#56 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#243 of 1,018 In Europe
#712 of 4,739 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 8 10
1994 21 14
1995 9 8
1996 24 49
1997 33 54
1998 47 124
1999 43 102
2000 44 158
2001 39 151
2002 53 185
2003 57 285
2004 76 352
2005 72 376
2006 80 328
2007 85 475
2008 93 401
2009 95 333
2010 113 529
2011 100 310
2012 98 329
2013 123 378
2014 119 326
2015 122 286
2016 209 578
2017 197 676
2018 211 689
2019 220 390
2020 288 459
2021 404 269
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Sports Medicine 15 47 141
Social Work 40 51 174
Sports / Exercise science 13 51 177
Physical Therapy 27 71 215
Sonography and Ultrasound 18 91 270
Occupational Therapy 37 104 299
Anatomy and Physiology 26 123 353
Nursing 69 110 358
Orthodontics 27 131 412
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 54 137 429
Healthcare Management (MHA) 67 172 501
Health Science 60 193 522
Gerontology 53 146 525
Cardiology 31 198 530
Biomedical Engineering 34 194 544
Psychiatry 60 216 607
Critical Care Nursing 48 232 616
Respiratory Therapy 37 217 643
Forensic Science 60 223 651
Family medicine 68 200 653
Public Health 67 204 663
Audiology 58 251 684
Clinical Psychology 71 229 685
Dentistry 33 219 692
Pathology 45 274 866
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 70 290 894
Optometry 76 283 894
Surgery 55 290 937
Epidemiology 53 288 939
Immunology 52 311 1010
Pharmacy 60 347 1077
Oncology and Cancer research 65 370 1311

Engineering

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 53rd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 892nd in the World with 2,221 publications made and 58,409 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#53 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#300 of 1,123 In Europe
#892 of 4,624 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 24 4
1994 50 23
1995 32 7
1996 58 54
1997 55 77
1998 48 89
1999 49 91
2000 57 50
2001 37 50
2002 41 90
2003 34 142
2004 56 109
2005 39 85
2006 52 145
2007 74 174
2008 66 135
2009 68 215
2010 83 269
2011 91 373
2012 89 259
2013 96 355
2014 92 316
2015 88 358
2016 112 264
2017 121 350
2018 126 398
2019 126 301
2020 177 414
2021 178 121

Psychology

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 49th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 383rd in the World with 2,137 publications made and 85,861 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Occupational Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#49 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#134 of 833 In Europe
#383 of 3,654 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 6 13
1994 19 27
1995 16 5
1996 29 35
1997 35 90
1998 38 94
1999 36 59
2000 54 96
2001 29 96
2002 32 56
2003 45 132
2004 44 110
2005 51 298
2006 50 238
2007 68 217
2008 63 240
2009 65 142
2010 86 350
2011 103 253
2012 77 273
2013 88 262
2014 75 201
2015 107 264
2016 161 490
2017 145 521
2018 128 433
2019 107 182
2020 152 167
2021 226 100
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Education Majors 14 16 85
Social Work 40 51 174
Sexology 37 51 220
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 43 83 253
Occupational Therapy 37 104 299
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 42 83 308
Special Education 56 105 327
Social Psychology 51 114 369
Cognitive Science 56 181 419
Child Psychology 58 158 458
Psychiatry 60 216 607
Clinical Psychology 71 229 685
Neuroscience 63 327 907

Computer Science

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 61st for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 686th in the World with 1,977 publications made and 48,792 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Cognitive Science, Machine Learning, Data Science.

Rank Ranking
#61 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#277 of 1,051 In Europe
#686 of 4,392 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 8 1
1994 25 24
1995 15 8
1996 25 14
1997 34 16
1998 37 104
1999 38 45
2000 49 59
2001 36 80
2002 32 16
2003 26 113
2004 40 82
2005 44 162
2006 47 187
2007 50 177
2008 51 86
2009 63 273
2010 58 126
2011 79 143
2012 73 165
2013 75 186
2014 92 189
2015 79 270
2016 85 253
2017 97 398
2018 137 630
2019 157 397
2020 201 548
2021 224 314
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Management Information Systems 34 99 273
Information Technology 36 81 285
Game Design and Development 40 135 332
Multimedia 50 146 379
Data Science 48 170 415
Cognitive Science 56 181 419
Library and Information science 55 150 447
Database Administration 40 177 480
Computational Linguistics 46 202 491
Human-Computer Interaction 63 237 501
Web Design and Development 46 224 568
Telecommunications 51 238 676
Cyber Security 60 226 700
Animation 70 264 727
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 63 280 738
Machine Learning 64 285 757
Software Engineering 73 345 771
Computer Graphics 71 301 836
UX/UI Desgin 78 372 887
Neuroscience 63 327 907
Computer Networking 58 285 1004
Blockchain and Cryptography 61 336 1016
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 65 369 1077
Computer Vision 73 362 1090

Business

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 49th for Business in the United Kingdom and 331st in the World with 1,928 publications made and 68,113 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Advertising.

Rank Ranking
#49 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#121 of 1,011 In Europe
#331 of 4,001 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 9 10
1994 42 26
1995 16 16
1996 44 72
1997 50 62
1998 53 91
1999 60 91
2000 78 158
2001 67 144
2002 47 135
2003 84 292
2004 51 74
2005 74 264
2006 48 196
2007 75 189
2008 62 255
2009 79 363
2010 81 214
2011 72 204
2012 75 237
2013 81 344
2014 52 179
2015 76 217
2016 85 265
2017 80 219
2018 96 523
2019 87 149
2020 97 182
2021 106 101
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 10 18 63
Entrepreneurship 21 54 117
Marketing 20 33 118
Entertainment Industry Business 32 45 157
Advertising 21 39 190
Human Resource Management 41 86 270
Management Information Systems 34 99 273
Public Policy / Administration 56 98 291
International Trade 42 126 341
Management 56 110 343
Supply Chain Management 40 118 369
International Business 52 169 430
Project Management 65 188 458
Operations Research 54 179 515
Risk Management 63 215 522
Engineering Management 55 186 540
Occupational Safety and Health 68 187 591
Accounting 74 234 647
Construction Management 79 288 760
Actuarial Science 69 292 779
Real Estate 57 254 798
Finance 76 309 851
Investment Banking and Stock trading 73 326 857

Chemistry

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 56th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1090th in the World with 1,501 publications made and 50,353 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#56 of 108 In the United Kingdom
#358 of 977 In Europe
#1090 of 4,317 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 8 4
1994 19 12
1995 10 7
1996 36 43
1997 30 45
1998 24 55
1999 39 68
2000 37 47
2001 42 54
2002 31 70
2003 28 49
2004 48 118
2005 24 46
2006 43 143
2007 56 131
2008 52 174
2009 42 173
2010 62 321
2011 74 412
2012 67 256
2013 76 307
2014 92 382
2015 68 287
2016 77 210
2017 83 292
2018 74 282
2019 69 232
2020 80 188
2021 109 59
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 26 168 502
Nanotechnology 35 174 521
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 50 239 583
Biochemical Engineering 55 281 651
Materials Science 48 312 976
Chemical Engineering 48 288 989
Radiochemistry 40 250 1006
Inorganic Chemistry 49 327 1047
Pharmacy 60 347 1077
Environmental Chemistry 59 366 1113
Organic Chemistry 55 372 1188
Biochemistry 75 418 1404

Biology

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 64th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1109th in the World with 1,318 publications made and 54,866 citations received. Main research topics: Nanotechnology, Nutrition and Food Science, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Oncology and Cancer research, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#64 of 122 In the United Kingdom
#354 of 942 In Europe
#1109 of 4,496 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 6 29
1994 9 2
1995 6 0
1996 24 30
1997 16 51
1998 16 44
1999 16 28
2000 25 97
2001 18 77
2002 25 66
2003 15 24
2004 39 102
2005 20 65
2006 35 246
2007 39 210
2008 43 187
2009 37 168
2010 55 329
2011 72 465
2012 62 264
2013 76 300
2014 71 254
2015 72 325
2016 82 239
2017 92 337
2018 82 477
2019 66 168
2020 95 278
2021 104 75
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 54 137 429
Nutrition and Food Science 26 168 502
Nanotechnology 35 174 521
Paleontology 44 205 533
Forestry 41 192 595
Animal Science 48 212 727
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 234 741
Biotechnology 52 257 746
Neuroscience 63 327 907
Microbiology 59 306 937
Immunology 52 311 1010
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 65 369 1077
Agricultural Science 66 333 1152
Oncology and Cancer research 65 370 1311
Biochemistry 75 418 1404

Environmental Science

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 60th for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 790th in the World with 1,304 publications made and 57,835 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Geology, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#60 of 121 In the United Kingdom
#286 of 931 In Europe
#790 of 4,023 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 6 1
1994 7 6
1995 3 1
1996 7 12
1997 14 30
1998 18 35
1999 16 33
2000 25 84
2001 23 59
2002 21 56
2003 20 46
2004 27 65
2005 25 82
2006 41 102
2007 38 124
2008 51 275
2009 47 481
2010 51 576
2011 75 525
2012 57 219
2013 61 268
2014 45 428
2015 63 162
2016 78 285
2017 85 285
2018 90 463
2019 66 227
2020 111 356
2021 132 109
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Urban and Regional planning 47 170 376
Oceanography 43 179 480
Ecology 48 204 518
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 43 197 522
Paleontology 44 205 533
Forestry 41 192 595
Mining Engineering 43 186 617
Geography and Cartography 54 228 631
Environmental Management 63 241 642
Geology 49 236 652
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 234 741
Earth science and Geophysics 59 308 897
Environmental Chemistry 59 366 1113
Agricultural Science 66 333 1152

Art & Design

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 40th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 264th in the World with 1,056 publications made and 14,561 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Aesthetics, Art History, Literature, Multimedia.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#40 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#91 of 723 In Europe
#264 of 2,700 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 4 0
1994 7 3
1995 3 0
1996 7 2
1997 10 3
1998 13 11
1999 14 8
2000 22 22
2001 9 8
2002 13 6
2003 16 17
2004 20 10
2005 17 56
2006 13 47
2007 37 79
2008 24 42
2009 38 71
2010 28 39
2011 48 64
2012 37 79
2013 55 103
2014 36 71
2015 53 89
2016 78 88
2017 84 125
2018 88 254
2019 88 75
2020 103 44
2021 91 123
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Aesthetics 21 22 49
Cinematography 25 31 90
Performing arts 30 47 112
Music 26 45 128
Fashion Design 41 52 129
Painting and Drawing 23 65 141
Sculpture 23 65 141
Entertainment Industry Business 32 45 157
Illustration and Concept Art 33 80 170
Creative Writing 38 55 184
Photography 41 71 197
Art History 43 74 217
Literature 47 85 250
Game Design and Development 40 135 332
Multimedia 50 146 379
Graphic Design 50 186 461
Singing and Vocal Performance 60 192 549
Architecture 61 280 610
Interior Design 55 222 709
Animation 70 264 727
Computer Graphics 71 301 836
Landscape Architecture 65 314 846
UX/UI Desgin 78 372 887

Economics

Manchester Metropolitan University ranked 67th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 571st in the World with 704 publications made and 14,199 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#67 of 118 In the United Kingdom
#216 of 790 In Europe
#571 of 3,039 In the World

Manchester Metropolitan University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 4 1
1994 12 7
1995 3 1
1996 10 12
1997 20 13
1998 14 26
1999 15 14
2000 26 27
2001 17 55
2002 25 25
2003 23 29
2004 23 19
2005 15 41
2006 22 49
2007 22 50
2008 17 47
2009 24 39
2010 26 49
2011 19 15
2012 16 19
2013 28 74
2014 14 30
2015 34 117
2016 43 66
2017 43 84
2018 46 113
2019 47 65
2020 46 165
2021 50 45
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Political Economy 54 114 273
International Relations and Diplomacy 57 126 329
International Trade 42 126 341
Development Studies 63 127 411
Environmental Economics 45 206 509
International Economics 57 252 607
Actuarial Science 69 292 779
Finance 76 309 851
Investment Banking and Stock trading 73 326 857
Agricultural Economics 60 245 937
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 72 400 1007

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Manchester Metropolitan University

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Math Teachers 26 51 279
Statistics 52 200 549
Mathematics 53 234 626
Physics 58 352 1028