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MPharm Pharmacy / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

A-level

We require grades ABB-AAB. This must include Chemistry, either Mathematics or Biology, and one further rigorous academic subject (we do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking). You are required to obtain a pass in the practical element of any science A-level taken.

Selection for interview is based on predicted grades of BBB.

Please note the specific offer conditions will be based on the assessment of the interviewer.

AS-level

We do not accept AS grades in place of A2-level grades.

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

We require at least five GCSEs or IGCSEs at minimum grade 5 (B) (including English Language and Mathematics). We will accept C+ in the Northern Ireland reformed GSCE.

For applicants whose status has been confirmed as WP+ using the University's Contextual Data Eligibility tool , we will allow an overall reduction of 2 grades on the full GCSE requirements. Please note, however, that no individual subject should be lower than C/4.

For applicants whose status has been confirmed as WP++ using the University's Contextual Data Eligibility tool , we will allow an overall reduction of 4 grades on the full GCSE requirements. Please note, however, that no individual subject should be lower than C/4.

International Baccalaureate

Either 35 points overall including:

  • Grades 6,6,5 in higher level Chemistry, alongside higher level Biology and standard level Mathematics or
  • Higher level Mathematics and standard level Biology

Or 34 points overall including: 

  • Grades 6,5,5 in higher level Chemistry, alongside higher level Biology and standard level Mathematics or
  • Higher level Mathematics and standard level Biology

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021.

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

Please note the specific offer conditions will be based on the assessment of the interviewer.

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 the following:

  • GCSE, IGCSE or O-level English Language at grade 5 (B). We will accept C+ in the Northern Ireland reformed GCSE;
  • UCLES or CIE 1119 English Language at Grade B or higher;
  • IELTS grade 7;
  • TOEFL (iBT) - 100.

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.