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MSci Optometry / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2019


We require grades AAB, including two A-levels in Biology, Maths, Physics or Chemistry with grades AA (normally to be taken in one sitting) and a pass in the practical assessments.

General Studies is welcomed but not normally included as part of the offer.


We require two AS-levels at grades BB or higher in place of the third non-science A-level.

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications.  Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes.


We require at least five GCSEs at minimum grade 5 (including English Language and Mathematics).

International Baccalaureate

35 points overall including 6 in two science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics) at Higher Level and 5 in one further Higher Level subject.

Alternative entry requirements

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

English language

We require one of:

  • GCSE, IGCSE or O-level English Language at grade 5;
  • IELTS 7 (with no less than 6 in any component);
  • TOEFL (iBT) - 100;
  • an equivalent qualification.

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.