University of Manchester
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LLB (Hons) University of Manchester
The University of Manchester traces its roots to the formation of the Mechanics' in 1824, and its heritage is linked to Manchester's pride in being the world's first industrial city. The current University of Manchester was officially launched on 1 October 2004 when Queen Elizabeth handed over its Royal Charter. The university was named the Sunday Times University of the Year in 2006 after winning the inaugural Times Higher Education Supplement University of the Year prize in 2005
- The main campus is south of Manchester city centre on Oxford Road.
- In 2012, the university had around 39,000 students and 10,400 staff, making it the largest single-site university in the United Kingdom.
- Manchester is a member of the worldwide Universities Research Association, the Russell Group of British research universities and the N8 Group.
- The University of Manchester is regarded as a red brick university, and was a product of the civic university movement of the late 19th century.
- The University of Manchester has 25 Nobel laureates among its past and present students and staff, the fourth-highest number of any single university in the United Kingdom. Four Nobel laureates are currently among its staff – more than any other British university.
- According to The Sunday Times, "Manchester has a formidable reputation spanning most disciplines, but most notably in the life sciences, engineering, humanities, economics, sociology and the social sciences".
- As of 2015, Manchester is ranked as the 8th, 14th and 50th most reputable university in the UK, Europe and the world respectively.
- The University of Manchester is ranked 30th in the world by QS World University Rankings.
- In an employability ranking published by Emerging, where CEOs and chairmen were asked to select the top universities which they recruited from, Manchester placed 25th in the world.
- In the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities, Manchester is ranked 38th in the world and 5th in the UK.
- It is ranked 52nd in the world and 12th in Europe in the 2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.