About Manchester Metropolitan University and Global Online

Manchester Met University is an innovative and modern university based in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

Located in the heart of multicultural Manchester, we take an international and inclusive approach to learning, and believe higher education should be accessible to all. Our Global Online courses are designed with this ambition in mind, and are focused toward being relevant and beneficial to anyone with the will, ability and determination to succeed– wherever they are in the world.

The programmes combine expert-led theory with practical application which aims to help you advance your career – and are all delivered through a 100% virtual learning environment where you can collaborate with students from across the world.

Benefits of learning online with us

Flexible learning

Our Global Online courses are delivered 100% online, giving you the flexibility you need to balance your studies with existing commitments. You can complete the programme entirely at your own pace within a two-year period, and enjoy 24/7 access to virtual learning resources and online seminars.

Dedicated expert support

Our courses are taught by a team of experts with extensive professional and academic experience in their fields of interest. You will receive continued, dedicated support from them throughout your programme, as well as ongoing support from your own Student Success Advisor. You’ll also benefit from access to our Careers and Employability service during your studies and for up to 3 years post-graduation.

Global collaboration

Our courses allow you to collaborate, share knowledge and compare experiences with likeminded business professionals and students across the world. Throughout your time with us, you’ll have the chance to develop an international network of peers, as well as the opportunity to interact and learn from some of the leading academics in your field.

Careers and employability

Every one of our Global Online courses is designed to give you the tools you need to advance and future-proof your career.


Our programmes aim to help you exceed your personal and professional potential by enhancing your skillset, expanding your knowledge and developing your technical abilities.

During your masters degree, you’ll maintain a strong focus on your professional development, with opportunities to contextualise your assignments and project work to your current role or specific industry. Whether you’re looking to advance up the ladder, switch careers or start your own business, our courses can help unlock a host of exciting new opportunities.

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Your future

With our ongoing dedicated Careers and Employability support, you’ll be in the position to enjoy a bright and prosperous future after graduating, one that’s rife with opportunities to progress your career. 

You’ll also benefit from joining our 270,000-strong, worldwide alumni community and will receive invitations to events with fellow graduates in your area, enhancing your professional network. Plus, you’ll be given the chance to volunteer as an International Alumni Ambassador and become the voice of Manchester Met Uni in your home country.

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Find out everything you need to know about Global Online

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