Netherlands and Manchester Met

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‘I enjoy socialising with other students at the University. The city is not too expensive and there are lots of sport activities here.’

Sharon Nouwens MSc Animal Behaviour

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Netherlands 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 Netherlands

Foundation Year

Voorbereidend Wetenschappenlijk Onderwijs (VWO) diploma OR Post-2012 Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) with required grades.

Undergraduate Courses

Voorbereidend Wetenschappenlijk Onderwijs (VWO) with required grades.

Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

Propedeuse or Kandidaatsexamen with required grades can be considered for second or third year entry to an undergraduate degree subject to module match and subject to obtaining required grades.

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor/ Doctroraal / HBO (pre-2001) with required grades




Master's degree 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.

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