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The University of Manchester (simply referred to as Manchester University) is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester. The University of Manchester is a red brick university, a product of the civic university movement of the late-19th century.

Phone: 0161 306 6000

University of Manchester

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University (often referred to as Manchester Met, Man Met, or MMU) is a new, public university located in Manchester, England. The university evolved from the Manchester Mechanics Institute and the Manchester Schools of Design and Commerce, becoming Manchester Polytechnic in 1970. It gained university status in 1992 under the Further and Higher Education Act. The university headquarters and central campus are in the city of Manchester, with additional facilities in Cheshire.

Phone: 0161 247 2000

Salford University


The University of Salford, Manchester is a public research university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) west of Manchester city centre. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status, following the Robbins Report into higher education, in 1967.

Phone:  0161 295 5000

ROYAL Northern College of Music

Phone: 0161 907 5200

The Royal Northern College of Music is one of the leading conservatoires in the world, located in Manchester, England. It is one of four conservatoires associated with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. In addition to being a centre of music education, RNCM is one of the UK’s busiest and most diverse public performance venues.

University of Bolton

The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education or simply Bolton Institute) is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 6,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff. Around 70% of its students come from Bolton and the North West region. It ranked 86 out of 121 institutions in the newly released table.

Phone: 01204 900600

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Linley House 2Nd Floor, Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LF · < 1 mi

0161 820 3893

Arden has a proud heritage in flexible learning. We’ve grown and evolved from our beginnings in 1990 as the chosen online learning partner for universities across Britain, to offer a new kind of learning experience, providing both online and blended learning that meets the changing needs of modern life. Today, we offer more than 70 degree courses, many of which are accredited by leading professional bodies such as the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation, and more. 

We strive to do things differently, and believe in doing things better. We recognise that higher education providers must proactively respond to the current and future needs, trends, and expectations of employers, as well as a global evolving economy, to create a better world for everyone. With study centres across the UK in Manchester, Birmingham, London, and Leeds, as well as in Berlin, Germany, we offer our students the chance to gain life-changing degree qualifications no matter their background or personal circumstances.

As active champions of equality and diversity, we believe that higher education is a force for both social and economic change. Through bringing the power of technology together with the potential of a university education, we are revolutionising the traditional university model to remove unnecessary barriers to learning.




We are the largest provider of legal education in the UK*. At The University of Law, we go beyond academic excellence. Our guiding principle is that our students are taught in a realistic, professional and contemporary context, with plenty of practical interactive engagement and one-to-one teaching and support. This has earned us a 5 Star QS rating, and allowed our alumni to achieve extraordinary things. 

Our expertise and dedication to your employability is ingrained into the learning experience, with carefully designed courses that incorporate real-world elements of law and business.

Through innovative teaching and strong links with professional bodies, law firms, businesses, and chambers across the world, we want to support you to make your aspirations a reality. You will also learn using our unique and innovative Prepare, Engage, Consolidate (PEC) learning model, amongst several others.

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