Manchester Metropolitan University

Iran and Manchester Met

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‘In my opinion, Manchester is the best student city in the UK. I really enjoy the range of sports and societies which are available to Manchester Met students.’

Fariborz Mohammadian PhD Architecture

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Iran 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 Iran

Foundation Year

Diplom-Metavaseth or Nameh Dabiristan (National High School Diploma)

Undergraduate Courses

Diplom-Metavaseth or Nameh Dabiristan (National High School Diploma) + the 1 year Pre-University Course (Peesh Daneeshgah) OR Kunkur (National University Entrance Exam). An Associate Degree (Kardini) may be considered for Year 2 entry.

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor degree (Karshenasi Ershad, aka Licence)


Good Master's degree (Karshenasi Ershad)

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 Iran

Tehran 2 advisers

  • (Iran Branch)

    No 2, Unit 6, 1st Floor
    Chaman Deadlock
    Valiasr Street

    Phone +98 (21) 8865 2080-2

    Fax +98 (21) 8865 2238

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

  • Ltd

    (PO Box 1511943967) Unit 106
    1st Floor
    Gol Building, Gol Deadlock
    Valiasr Street

    Phone +98 21 8865 2080-2

    Fax +98 21 8865 2238

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

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*Based on data from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017