Manchester Metropolitan University

English Language Requirements

The English language entry requirements detailed here are for guidance only. Some courses will have a higher English language requirement.

Applicants should refer to their offer letter issued by the University, this will detail the specific English Language requirement for the course applied for.

English Language Requirements for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research courses

TestUndergraduate Degree courses
BA · BSc · BEng · BArch
Postgraduate and Research courses
MA · MSc · MRes · MPhil · PhD
IELTS
(Academic)
6.0
No less than 5.5 in any component
6.5
No less than 5.5 in any component for MA or MSc
No less than 6.0 in any component for MRes, MPhil or PhD
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 53
No less than 51 in any section
61
No less than 51 in any section
Cambridge Advanced Level B2
No less than Weak in each section
Grade C with no less than Weak in each section
Cambridge Proficiency Level C1
No less than Weak in each section
Level C1
No less than Weak in each section
TOEFL IBT
– Designated Institution Code: 0240
Overall score: 79
With no individual test score below:
Listening: 17
Reading: 18
Speaking: 20
Writing : 17
Overall score: 89
With no individual test score below:
Listening: 17
Reading: 18
Speaking: 20
Writing : 17
TOEFL Computer Based 213
TWE of 4.5
230
TWE of 4.5
International Baccalaureate Standard level (Grade 5) Standard level (Grade 5)
Cameroon GCE O Level Grade C or above Grade C or above
Caribbean Examination Council general proficiency Grade I & II Grade I & II
HKCEE C or above C or above
HKDSE English Language Level 3 Level 3
Hong Kong Use of English AS Level C C
India standard XII
– Exam board exceptions apply
70% 70%
Kenya KCSE C C
Malaysian SPM 6C 5C
Malaysian 1119 6C 5C
NECO C6 C6
Singapore Cambridge O Level C C
Sri Lankan O Level Grade B (Merit) Grade B (Merit)
South African National Senior Certificate Grade 5 or above Grade 5 or above
Uganda Certificate of Education Grade 6 or above Grade 6 or above
WAEC C6 C6
Zambian Secondary School Certificate Grade 6 Grade 6
Zimbabwe Certificate of Secondary Education at Ordinary Level C C
IGCSE English as a First Language Overall grade: C Overall grade: C
IGCSE English as a Second Language Overall grade: C Overall grade: C
Trinity ISE II Pass with Distinction  
Trinity ISE III   Pass
Irish Leaving Certificate Standard Level Grade: C / C3 or above Grade C / C3 or above
Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level Grade D / D2 or above Grade D / D2 or above

English Language Requirements for Foundation Year with Linked Degree

TestRequired score
IELTS
Academic)
5.5
No Less than 5.5 in any section
Pearson Test of English Academic
(PTE Academic)
51
No less than 51 in any section
Cambridge Advanced Level B2
No less than Weak in each section
Cambridge Proficiency Level C1
No less than Weak in each section
Trinity ISE II Pass

Applicants who achieve the required score will be issued with a CAS for their Foundation Year and linked degree.

English Language Requirements for English Language courses

Please refer to the Language Centre to see the entry requirements for each course.

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