Victoria University of Manchester
#100 Overall Influence

Victoria University of Manchester

British university

About This School

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The Victoria University of Manchester, usually referred to as simply the University of Manchester, was a university in Manchester. It was founded in 1851 as Owens College. In 1880, the college joined the federal Victoria University. After the demerger of the Victoria University, it gained an independent university charter in 1904 as the Victoria University of Manchester.

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What is Victoria University of Manchester known for?

#28 World Rank
Physics
#38 World Rank
Mathematics
#48 World Rank
Philosophy
#54 World Rank
Chemistry
#70 World Rank
Economics
#84 World Rank
Computer Science
#88 World Rank
Engineering
#95 World Rank
Anthropology
#110 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#143 World Rank
Biology
#144 World Rank
Nursing
#145 World Rank
Literature
#164 World Rank
Religious Studies
#164 World Rank
History
#187 World Rank
Sociology
#208 World Rank
Psychology
#284 World Rank
Medical
#316 World Rank
Education
#356 World Rank
Law
#359 World Rank
Communications
#372 World Rank
Social Work
#607 World Rank
Political Science
#868 World Rank
Business

Influential People

Who are Victoria University of Manchester's Most influential alumni?

Victoria University of Manchester's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy. Victoria University of Manchester’s most academically influential people include Ludwig Wittgenstein, J. J. Thomson, and Anthony Burgess.

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Austrian-British philosopher

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J. J. Thomson
J. J. Thomson

British physicist

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Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess

English writer

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James Chadwick
James Chadwick

English physicist

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John Cockcroft
John Cockcroft

British physicist

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Arthur Eddington
Arthur Eddington

British astrophysicist

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Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch

English actor

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Tom Kilburn
Tom Kilburn

British electrical engineer

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Simon Armitage
Simon Armitage

Poet, playwright, novelist

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Malcolm Bradbury
Malcolm Bradbury

English author and academic

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Frederic Calland Williams

English engineer

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Diane Elson

British academic

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