United States of America and Manchester Met

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Welcome to the Manchester Metropolitan University United States of America 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 United States of America

Foundation Year

High School Graduation Diploma (Grade 12), subject to obtaining minimum grades.

Undergraduate Courses

  1. SAT I in Verbal, Maths and Written with minimum total that meets our entry criteria or
  2. 3 x AP tests with a minimum score that meets our entry criteria or
  3. ACT with a minimum score that meets our entry criteria

Undergraduate advanced entry and top-up degrees

American students who have completed a local Diploma or Associate Degree at an accredited institution, or have studied 2/3 years of a Bachelor Degree may be eligible for advanced entry ('Credit Transfer') - subject to a suitable course match, approval by departmental admissions tutors and obtaining a minimum CGPA.

Postgraduate Courses

4 Year Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution, subject to obtaining a minimum CGPA.


4 Year Honours Bachelor Degree, subject to obtaining a minimum CGPA. If applicants have a Bachelor degree without Honours a Master's Degree will be required as applicants must have previous exposure to research/thesis writing

English Language Requirements

A minimum grade of C in a 12th grade English language related subject.

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

The College Board designated institution code for Manchester Metropolitan University is 6622.

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.

U.S. Student Scholarships

Manchester Met is offering a new scholarship package of £2,000 for every year of study to international students accepted onto a full-time taught undergraduate programme, that starts in September 2019. If you meet the eligibility criteria, the scholarship will be awarded upon enrolment, no application is required. Please see the international undergraduate scholarships terms and conditions (2019-2020) for further details and eligibility criteria.

Please note, this scholarship cannot be combined with any other financial support from Manchester Met.

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