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

Upcoming events

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

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University South Africa 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 South Africa

Foundation Year

National Senior Certificate with an average of 60% in 5 subjects

Undergraduate Courses

National Senior Certificate with good grades

Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

Year 2: Advanced Certificate or National Higher Certificate

Year 3: Diploma or National Diploma

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor's (Honours) degree


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

  • Global Education

    Office 111
    183 Albion Springs
    Corner Main Road & Albion Springs Close
    Cape Town

    Phone +27 211401530

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  • IE Abroad

    1st Floor, Unit 116, Millennium Business Park
    19 Edison Way
    Century City
    Cape Town

    Phone + 27 21 555 3060

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Durban 1 adviser

Johannesburg 3 advisers


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