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Postgraduate entry requirements

Before you apply for postgraduate research or a master’s course, please check the entry requirements to ensure you are able to study at The University of Manchester.

English language requirements

English Language requirements vary by course and department but are usually the equivalent of IELTS 6.0–7.5.

Some departments ask that you’ve achieved the appropriate score before you apply for a course or programme, while others give conditional offers subject to you achieving our general entry requirement level of English Language proficiency before starting study.

Other entry requirements

Some courses and programmes have additional entry requirements such as previous work experience, submission of written work with the application or previous study of a particular subject.

Departments sometimes have different entry requirements so it is important to check the individual information before you apply. Use the course and programme finders below to view details of the subject you’re interested in.

General entry requirements by country

For students from certain countries there are specific entry requirements. Read our country-specific information to see if this applies to you.

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