Manchester Metropolitan University

Bahrain and Manchester Met

‘Manchester Met is a great place to study. I feel the knowledge and skills I have gained here are preparing me for a successful career after I graduate.’

Maryam Kazerooni BA International Business

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Bahrain page. Manchester Met welcomes 3,000 students from over 120 countries. Located in the dynamic city of Manchester and with more than £350 million invested into the University to create a world-class learning environment.

Entry requirements if you have studied in Bahrain

Foundation Year

Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama / Tawjihiyah (General Certificate of Secondary Education) OR High School Diploma of Secondary Education with required grades. 

Undergraduate Courses

Tawjihiyah or High School Diploma of Secondary Education and successful completion of a recognized foundation year


1 year of Bachelor's degree at a recognized university with required grades


2 year Diploma or Associate Degree from a recognized institution


Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) International Foundation (applies to selected undergraduate courses only) with required grades. Please contact the International Office with any queries.

Postgraduate Courses

4 year Bachelors’ degree from a recognized institution with required grades.


Masters' degree from a recognized institution with required grades. 

English Language Requirements

Undergraduate courses

For Undergraduate courses, we usually ask for IELTS 6.0 (No less than 5.5 in any section) or equivalent.

Postgraduate courses

For Postgraduate courses, we usually ask for IELTS 6.5 (No less than 5.5 in any section) or equivalent.

See the full list of English qualifications we accept

For information relating to qualifications please contact us. Entry requirements may vary from programme to programme and on a case by case basis.

If you have a UK qualification

If you have studied UK qualifications such as A Levels, you can calculate your UCAS Tariff points then check the individual course descriptions to see if you meet requirements. You can also find the minimum IB scores required by checking these descriptions.

I have an additional qualification

For information relating to additional qualifications please contact us. Please note that these entry requirements are intended as guidance only and we do not guarantee entry to holders of the above qualifications. Minimum grade requirements may apply and entry requirements may vary from programme to programme and on a case by case basis.

U.S. Student Scholarships

We are pleased to offer scholarships worth £2000 each, to new undergraduate Manchester Met students who are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, the USA.

Please see the USA Scholarships - Terms and Conditions - 2018-2019‌ for further details and eligibility criteria.

The scholarship will be awarded automatically when you enrol and no application is required.

Please note you will not be notified that you have been awarded this scholarship and your offer letter will still quote the original (full) tuition fee, however if you are eligible it will be awarded after you enrol and before your fees are due. Your CAS will also include information about the scholarship.

This £2000 can be applied to your deposit, but please bear in mind that you will still need to cover the remaining balance.

Manchester Met’s international education advisers in Bahrain

Abu Sayba 1 adviser

Al-Adliyah 1 adviser

  • Global Vision Bahrain

    1st floor, Office 11,
    Building 247
    Near Alumni Club
    Road 3605, Block 0336

    Phone +973 1361 79 27

    Fax +973 1361 72 16

    Mobile + 973 37776062

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Mahooz 1 adviser

  • Education Links

    Al Ahli Club Commercial Complex Flat 118, Building 106
    Road No. 20, Block 331

    Phone +973 1725 5909

    Mobile +973-33244907

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Manama 1 adviser

Riffa (Al Bahair) 1 adviser

  • Al Mawred Education Services

    Najmar Center Building 1279, First Floor, Office 13
    Road 4130, Block 941
    P.O. Box 28406
    Riffa (Al Bahair)

    Phone +973 1762 5567

    Fax +973 1762 5632

    Mobile +973 3311 4633

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Upcoming events

There are no events to announce at the moment, but we do run events in Bahrain. Please contact us for more information about upcoming events.

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