MEng Electronic Engineering / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2021

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AAA including Mathematics and either Physics, Electronics, Further Mathematics, Computer Science or Chemistry.

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken.

Integrated Foundation Year

If you do not have the required grades or subjects you may want to consider our  integrated foundation year.

Duration of A-level study

If you either sat your examinations early or followed an accelerated curriculum and spent three years studying A-levels where the examinations were taken over two years, your application will be considered against the standard selection process of your chosen course.If you have studied an advanced curriculum where the examinations are spread over three years, consideration for an offer will be at the discretion of the admissions tutor.


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.


GCSE English Language and Maths are required at a minimum of Grade C or above or Grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England.

International Baccalaureate

Obtain 36 Points at International Baccalaureate Diploma, including 6 Points in Mathematics and Physics OR Chemistry at Higher Level and 6 points in one other Higher Level subject.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

For this programme of study we will accept: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation.

Alternative entry requirements

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

English language

  • GCSE at Grade C/Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England.
  • GCE O-Level English Language Grade C.
  • IELTS 6.5 with no subtest less than 6.
  • TOEFL iBT: 90 overall with a minimum of 22 in each subtest. We do not accept `my best score' and applicants must achieve the TOEFL requirements in one sitting.
  • Pearson Test of Academic English 58 overall with no less than 51 in Writing.
  • English First Language or English Second Language (Cambridge IGCSE) grade C.
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English or Certificate in Advanced English (Cambridge ESOL) grade C.

If you require a student visa and choose to sit Pearson PTE, an overall score of 59 with no less than 59 in each component would be required.

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.