BSc Computer Science with an Integrated Foundation Year / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2022
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Students are accepted from a wide range of educational backgrounds and all applications are considered on their individual merits. Decisions are based on the application as a whole - including the qualifications, the personal statement, and the referee's comments. The following must therefore be viewed only as general guide.
Our entry requirements vary depending on the subjects being taken at A level. Typically, we would be looking for:
Grades BBC where a student has 3 relevant subjects
Grades BBB where a student has 2 relevant subjects
Grades ABB where a student has 1 relevant subject
The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further mathematics Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Statistics. If you are unsure whether you would be considered with your qualifications/predictions, we would encourage you to contact us before making an application.
In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the Integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme. To help us make our decision, applicants may be asked to attend an Academic Assessment.
Acceptable only in combination with other qualifications.
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.
Minimum grade C/4 in English and B/6 in Mathematics if not studied at A level and B/6 in one from Physics, Chemistry or Combined Science if not studied at A level
32 points overall, including 5,5,5 from three subjects at Higher Level. Must include one from Mathematics or Physics and Mathematics at Standard Level if not studying at Higher Level.
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 either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL.
Alternative entry requirements
Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.
Home students to achieve GCSE in English Language Grade C/4 or equivalent.
International Students to achieve an UKVI for IELTS score of no less than 5.5 in each and every component with a score of 6.0 overall.