Sri Lanka and Manchester Met

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Undergraduate Courses

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (Sri Lankan A-Levels) accepted in lieu of A-levels.

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor's Special degree (4 years) from a recognised institution with a good grade and two years' work experience.


Master's degree.

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 Sri Lanka

Colombo 2 advisers

  • IDP Education (UK)

    4th Floor, SERENDIB TOWER
    324 Galle Road

    Phone +94 0 77 11 888

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  • International College of Business & Technology Ltd

    502A, R A De Mel Mawatha
    Opposite British Council

    Phone +(94) 114 36 25 25

    Fax +(94) 114 52 86 95

    Mobile +94 773 631138

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