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General requirements for undergraduate courses

If you are studying A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) then you can apply for ‘direct entry’ to the first year of a bachelor’s degree.  Please note that only A-levels or IB will be considered for admission to Medicine or Dentistry.  

If you have an average grade of 75% or more in your high school studies, you would be considered for a foundation programme at The University of Manchester.

Students who have achieved an overall high school score of 75% or higher with 75% or higher for Maths and Physics would be considered for the University’s Science and Engineering with an integrated foundation year programme. Applications for the University’s Biosciences with a foundation year programme will be considered following completion of high school on a case by case basis.

Students who have achieved an overall high school grade of 65% or higher would also be considered for the foundation programmes (Engineering and Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (including Management and Law), Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology) run in partnership with the University by INTO Manchester. Subject specific requirements may apply.

If you have an average High School grade of 4+ you may be considered for direct entry to the first year, depending on your scores in key subjects. Please see individual courses for grade and subject requirements.

For further information on your eligibility please email Alison Evans at  

General requirements for postgraduate/research courses

Taught master's

If you have completed your degree from a reputable institution with a GPA of 2.8 or 65% average, you will be considered for postgraduate (including research/PhD) programmes at The University of Manchester.


As the research programmes involve individual supervision, we strongly recommend that you makes initial enquiries with the supervisor or the relevant school first. A research proposal is required when submitting your application.

English language requirements

All applicants to the University (from the UK and overseas) are required to show evidence of English language proficiency.

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the ‘B2 level’.

Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level. Further information about our English language policy, including a list of some of the English language qualifications we accept, can be found here.

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

Under certain circumstances, the University may consider IGCSE/O-level English, or International Baccalaureate Language (English) or Language and Literature (English) at high grades as a recognised English language qualification.

Other entry requirements

Please note that this is generic information only. Faculties and Schools have different entry requirements and some qualifications may not be acceptable for certain courses, so it is important to check with the School directly before you apply.

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.