These statistics are gathered using Google Analytics for the period 06 Jul 2011 > 06 Dec 2011. We do this by embedded code in each page on our website that records information about the visitors to our website. Information such as where they are in the world, how long a visitor spent on a webpage, and what web browser they are using. We only use this information to help us improve the website, and to tell us what browsers and mobile devices we need to support.

University Homepage

Unique Page Views - University Homepage

University Homepage - Page Views - 6 Months

Over the past 6 months the university homepage received 430,633 unique page views.  We recorded 5689 unique page views on Thursday 18 August and the average time spent on the homepage is 00:01:05 sec.

Top Cities - University Homepage

  • Manchester 134,561
  • Bolton 80,199
  • London 41,797
  • Liverpool 18,119
  • Dubai 15,641

Top Countries - University Homepage

  • United Kingdom 551,168
  • United Arab Emirates 18,054
  • Malaysia 10,830
  • Vietnam 10,062
  • India 8,177

Subject Areas Overview

Unique Page Views - Subject Areas

Subject Areas Overview 

As you can see from the above graphic the new subject areas web pages didn't go live until Wednesday 7 September, so these statistics start from then. The subject areas web pages altogether received 53,933 unique page views. The average time spent on these pages is 00:01:01 sec.

Top Full-time Subject Areas

  • Business 17,963
  • Art, Design & Media 12,509
  • Games, Computing and IT 9,368
  • Health and Social Care 8,642
  • Psychology 7,289

International Overview

Unique Page Views - International Web Pages

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The 'Your Country' area of the website is the busiest with 17,935 unique page views. The average time spent on a page is 00:01:09 sec. The most popular countries within that section of the website were Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and China. In fact the average time on the Nigeria webpage is 00:02:18 sec, double the website average.

Top Countries - International Homepage Visitors

  • United Kingdom 4,229
  • India 1,337
  • Nigeria 1,191
  • Pakistan 808
  • United States 554
  • United Arab Emirates 373
  • Sri Lanka 316
  • Vietnam 218
  • Germany 214
  • Malaysia 204