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BA Modern Language and Business & Management (Italian)
Gain specialist knowledge of Italian culture and global business issues.

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BA Modern Language and Business & Management (Italian) / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2019


Grades ABB PLUS GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (or English Language) and Maths both grade B/6.

Clarification on GCSEs, regarding Modern Language and Business and Management programmes

If you are taking a GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language, then you will need B/6 in both that Language and in Maths, but only C/4 in English Language.  if you are not taking a GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language, then you will need B/6 in both English Language and Maths.


AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.


Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy, equivalent to at least Grade C/4 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language.  GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

Clarification regarding Modern Language and Business and Management programmes

Applicants must have achieved a Grade B/6 in Mathematics, plus a B/6 in either a Modern Foreign Language. If you do not have a GCSE in a Modern Language, we will accept B/6 English Language instead.

If you have achieved a Grade B/5 (in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or a C* (in the newly reformed GCSEs in Northern Ireland) in a Modern Language than you should still apply.

International Baccalaureate

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Alternative entry requirements

Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.

English language

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency.  The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:
  • GCSE English Language grade B /6, or;
  • IELTS 7.0, or;
  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

The 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 .

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.