Undergraduate entry requirements

Before you apply for your undergraduate 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 6.0–7.0 (or 5.5 for foundation courses).

Some Schools ask that the appropriate score has been met before you apply for a course while other departments give conditional offers subject to you achieving our general entry requirement level of English Language proficiency before starting the course.

Other entry requirements

Some courses 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 course information before you apply. Use the course finder below to view details of the course you’re interested in.

General entry requirements by country

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

Course finder

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