BA Liberal Arts with International Study / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

A-level

A*AA to include at least one subject which is primarily assessed on written work, rather than practical.

Contextual offer

AAA to include at least one subject which is primarily assessed on written work, rather than practical.

Subjects welcomed but not normally included as part of the standard offer

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

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

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy and Numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade C or 4 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Mathematics. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language. 

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer 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.

International Baccalaureate

37 points overall. 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, to include at least one subject which is assessed primarily on written work, rather than practical.

Alternative entry requirements

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

Academic entry qualification overview

A*AA to include at least one subject which is primarily assessed on written work, rather than practical.

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 English Language grade C / 4, or;
  • IELTS 7.0, or;
  • An acceptable 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.