MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2023

A-level

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

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

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. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.

Contextual offer

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

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. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.

Duration of A-level study

Your application will be considered against the standard selection process of your chosen course if you either: 

a) sat your examinations early; 

or 

b) followed an accelerated curriculum and spent three years studying A-levels where the examinations were taken over two years.  

If you are studying an advanced curriculum where the examinations are spread over three years, consideration for an offer will be at the discretion of the admissions tutor for that subject.

AS-level

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

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education, typically five GCSEs/iGCSEs, including acceptable levels of literacy and numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade B/6 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Grade C/4 in GCSE/iGCSE Mathematics.

GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

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

International Baccalaureate

36 points overall with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, including 6 in Mathematics, 6 in Physics or Chemistry, and 6 in one other Higher Level subject.

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

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

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, with no subscore below 25
  • 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 offer one of our acceptable equivalent qualifications.

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.