MSc Geographical Information Science / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2021
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Academic entry qualification overview
We require a UK bachelor's degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography or a related discipline.
Graduates in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering related disciplines are also welcome.
When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
Applicants whose first language is not English should meet the following language requirements:
- IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.5 in writing, no sub-section below 6.0
- TOEFL iBT overall score of 90 with a minimum score of 22 in writing and 20 in the other subsections
- Pearson Test of English score of 59 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 59 and no other subsection below 59
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) overall score of 176 or above, with 176 in writing and no sub-section below 169 - OR - Grade C if taken before January 2015
We will consider applicants who do not meet these scores but you may be required to attend a pre-sessional English language course at The University of Manchester, or to demonstrate an improvement in your language scores prior to the start of your course.