Manchester Metropolitan University

Ireland and Manchester Met

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Ireland 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, Manchester Met is now placed amongst the global top 3% of institutions.

Entry requirements if you have studied in Ireland

Foundation Year

Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 3 Higher Level subjects may be considered (please see UCAS tariff).

Undergraduate Courses

Irish Leaving certificate with minimum 4 Cs at Higher Level.  For Education courses subjects must include Maths, English and Science if born on or after 01/07/1979.  Please see UCAS tariff.                                                                            

Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

Holders of the Higher Certificate with Merit Grade 1, 2 or Distinction may be considered for advanced entry.

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor Honours degree. 


Master's degree

English Language Requirements

Ordinary / Standard level English Language grade C or above. Alternatively;

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.

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