MEng Mechatronic Engineering with Industrial Experience / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022


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

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 Maths is required at a minimum of Grade C or above or Grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England.

GCSE English Language is required at a minimum of Grade B or above or Grade 6 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England.

Students eligible for a contextual offer will be required to evidence English language proficiency at GCSE English Language grade C/5.

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

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/iGCSE English Language grade B/6.
  • IELTS 7.0 overall with no sub-test below 6.5 and 7.0 in speaking.
  • TOEFL iBT:100 overall with 25 in each sub-test.
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 76 overall with 76 in Speaking and no subtest below 70.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (C1 Advanced) or (CPE) (C2 Proficiency) with an overall score of 185, including 185 in Speaking and a minimum of 176 in all other sub scores.
  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

Students eligible for a contextual offer will be required to evidence English language proficiency at GCSE English Language grade C/5.

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to take one of our acceptable equivalent English Language qualifications or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above. Please contact the academic School for clarification.

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK must evidence a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK student 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.