South Africa and Manchester Met

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‘Coming to Manchester Met, I was able to use better equipment and have been able to meet people and gain knowledge from all over the world.’

Nicole Weatherby MA Media Art

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University South Africa 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 South Africa

Foundation Year

National Senior Certificate

Undergraduate Courses

National Senior Certificate with good grades

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor's degree (Honours) or Bachelor's degree in Technology (BTech)


Master's degree from a recognised university

English Language Requirements

National Senior Certificate with a minimum grade of 60% or C in English

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 South Africa

Cape Town 2 advisers

Durban 1 adviser

Johannesburg 2 advisers

  • Global Education

    The Zone @ Rosebank Office F05, Phase 2
    177 Oxford Road

    Phone +27 114 474 299

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

  • International Education Link

    Link House
    36 Chester Road

    Phone +27 11 442 9101/2

    Fax +27 11 788 1037

    Mobile +27 794931404

    Email this Adviser Visit Website

Visas and immigration All the information you need
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