BSc Public Health (Distance/Blended Learning) / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2024


We require grades BBB including one or more of: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Further Maths, Psychology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Applied Science, Computer Science.

You are required to obtain a pass in the practical element of any science A-level taken.


AS-level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.


We normally require at least five GCSEs at minimum grade C/4. English Language and Mathematics must be included.

International Baccalaureate

We require 33 points overall with grades 5,5,5 in higher level subjects (one of which must include Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics [Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation], Physics, Geography, Geology, Computer Science or Psychology).

We will consider a number of other comparable qualifications, studied in the UK and internationally. If you have any queries about your particular qualification, please email .

Alternative entry requirements

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

English language

If you have international qualifications, you may be asked to provide evidence of your English language ability. Minimum requirements are typically:

  • Grade C/4 GCSE English;
  • TOEFL (iBT) - 90 overall with 22 in all subscores;
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component;
  • CIE OR UCLES 1119 English at Grade C;
  • INTO Manchester EAP B (6.5) and C (6.0) in each componen.

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.