Saudi Arabia and Manchester Met

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‘My experience at Manchester Met has been extremely interesting and exciting. It has widened my scope of personal and academic experiences.’

Dalya Algarni MA Applied Linguistics

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

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Saudi Arabia page. Manchester Met is home to 3,500 international students from over 140 countries.


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Entry requirements if you have studied in Saudi Arabia

Foundation Year

Tawjihiyah/General Certificate of Secondary Education (12 years duration); Technical College Certificate (2 years full-time); Diploma of the Higher Institute for Financial and Commercial Studies;

American High School Diploma (12 years of schooling) 

Undergraduate Courses

Year One entry:

Tawjihiyah plus Foundation Year; Higher Technical Institute Diploma; Jnr Health College Diploma; Associate Degree; Undergraduate Diploma. Students who have completed first year at a leading Saudi university may be considered. 


Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

Level 5 entry: Tawjihiyah plus 2 year diploma from Colleges of Technology and Higher Technical Institutes; Associate Degree OR Tawjihiyah plus Undergraduate; Diploma/Technical College Certificate. 


Postgraduate Courses

Good Bachelor's Degree (4 years duration) from a recognised Saudi University; Good 3 year Bachelor's Degree awarded by military institutions; Postgraduate Diploma with required grades or a Master's Degree with required grade.


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.

Manchester Met’s international education advisers in Saudi Arabia

Al Khobar 1 adviser

  • IDP Education (UK)

    Al Khobar
    Floor 3, Silver Tower
    King Abdulaziz Street
    Ad Dammam
    Al Khobar

    Phone 00 966 92000 1709

    Fax +966 3 898 3839

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Alkhobar, Eastern Province 1 adviser

  • IEC Abroad

    38, 3rd Floor
    Khalid Business Center
    King Khalid Street, Cross 19
    Near Almana General Hospital
    Alkhobar, Eastern Province

    Phone 0096 (013) 8035010/11

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Jeddah 2 advisers

  • IDP Education (UK)

    PO box 136036, Office no 208 2nd floor
    Arabian Business Centre
    NE of Tareq Bin Ziad Square
    Wali Al Ahd Streeet, 21313

    Phone 00 966 2 614 3294/95

    Fax 00 966 2 614 3297

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  • IEC Abroad

    28 Zahran Tower Office
    North of Square (Morabba'a) Bridge
    Al Madinah Road

    Phone +966 (0) 2682 1285

    Mobile +966 (0) 50484 1999

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Riyadh 2 advisers

  • IDP Education (UK)

    Al Rabiea Tower,
    Al Fahd Hotel Building 6th floor office 601
    Olaya Main Road (South) cross with Kherais, 11543

    Phone 00 966 92000 1704

    Fax 00 966 1 201 5011

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  • UKuni

    Office 216 Second floor
    Al-Babtain Centre
    Olaya Main Road
    P.O. Box 19312, 11435

    Phone +966 1 279 0404

    Fax +966 1 466 1895

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