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MSc Structural Engineering / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

The standard academic entry requirement for this Master's course is a minimum Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.  Please note that we consider grades achieved in key relevant modules in your undergraduate degree as well as the overall degree result.     

English language

All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in English language. Applicants who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification, such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL or GCSE or GCE O level English, will need to take a recognised test and attain the required English Language score:

IELTS:  an overall score of at least 6.5 with three sub-tests at 6.0 or above and no sub-test less than 5.5

TOFEL (IBT):  an overall score of at least 90 with three sub-tests at 22 or above and no sub-test less than 20

Pearson PTE: at least a score of 58 overall with no sub-test less than 50

Pre-sessional English:   We also accept successful completion of the 10 week pre-sessional English course run by the University Language Centre at The University of Manchester to meet our English language requirements. The Department's requirement for the 10 week course is a valid IELTS score of at least 5.5 overall with no sub-test below 5.5.

Please note we do not accept the 6 or 3 week pre-sessional courses to meet our English requirements.

If you have another English language qualification and wish to enquire if this qualification meets our English requirements, please email a scanned copy of your certificate to us and we will be able to advise you further.

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.