Uganda and Manchester Met

Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University Uganda page. Manchester Met is home to 3,000 international students from over 120 countries.

Entry requirements if you have studied in Uganda

Foundation Year

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) 

Undergraduate Courses

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) / Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with grades as per A level requirements / Diploma

Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

Higher Diploma holders may be eligble for Year 3 entry

Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor's degree


Master's degree

English Language Requirements

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with minimum Grade 6 in English

Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) and East African Certificate of Education (EACE) in English - Grades 1-6 inclusive 

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 Uganda

Kampala 1 adviser

  • Uniserv Education

    SM Chambers
    Plot 14
    Hannington Road, Opp Kampala Serena
    PO Box 36343

    Phone +256 41 4259 220

    Mobile +256 782 705 420

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*Based on data from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017