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Integrated Foundation Year

Country-specific information

Find out what qualifications international students need to apply for any of our Integrated Foundation Year courses.

Some of our entry requirements are specific to particular countries, so please read our guidance about which qualifications you will need for Foundation studies at Manchester. The entry requirements listed below are for September 2022 entry and are subject to review each academic year. As we make a range of offers for our foundation year programme based on the subjects studied, the below is an indication of what a typical offer will look like.

More country-specific information can be found on the University website. However, this is for general information only, if you can't see your qualification or country listed, or for any other query, please contact ug-fy-fseadmissions@manchester.ac.uk

Brazil

Qualification

High School Diploma

Entrance requirements

8 overall with at least 8.5 in both Mathematics and Physics in High School Diploma.

China

Qualification

Chinese Senior High School Certificate

Entrance requirements

80% overall minimum with 80% in Mathematics and Physics in Chinese Senior High School Certificate Year 3.

Egypt

Qualification

Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate).

France

Qualification

French Baccalauréat Général/French International Option Baccalaureate

Entrance requirements

Minimum 11/20 in French Baccalauréat Général or 10/20 in French International Option Baccalaureate including 10/20 in Mathematics and Physics-Chemistry and 11/20 in English.

Germany

Qualification

German Abitur

Entrance requirements

1.7 overall and a minimum of 12 in both Mathematics and Physics electives and 12 in English in German Abitur.

Hong Kong

Qualification

Hong Kong Diploma

Entrance requirements

Completion of Hong Kong Diploma in 6 subjects achieving a minimum of Grade 4 in Mathematics and Physics and English Language (accepted in lieu of IELTS).

India

Qualification

Indian Standard XII

Entrance requirements

Indian Standard XII (Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat) grade of 70% or higher (with a minimum of 75% in Mathematics and Physics and 70% in English - NOT functional English).

Italy

Qualification

Diploma di Esame di Stato

Entrance requirements

80% overall and a minimum of 80% in Mathematics and Physics in Diploma di Esame di Stato.

Jordan

Qualification

Thanaweyyah A’ama (or Tawjihi, secondary school certificate)

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in Thanaweyyah A’ama (or Tawjihi, secondary school certificate).

Kuwait

Qualification

Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama, secondary school certificate

Entrance requirements

90% or higher with a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama, secondary school certificate.

Lebanon

Qualification

Baccalauréat Libanais

Entrance requirements

16/20 overall and 16/20 in Mathematics and Physics in Baccalauréat Libanais

Malaysia

Qualification

STPM/UEC Senior Middle 3

Entrance requirements

BBB to include Maths and Physics at STPM level and IGCSE/1119 English grade C6.

Completion of UEC Senior Middle 3, B3 Grade Average, with minimum of B3 in Maths and Physics and IGCSE/1119 English grade C6.

Completion of University degree Year 1 wishing to change subject GPA 3.0 and IGCSE/1119 English grade C6.

Morocco

Qualification

Moroccan Baccalaureate

Entrance requirements

Overall grade of 16/20 or higher, with 16/20 or higher in Mathematics and Physics in Moroccan Baccalaureate.

Nigeria

Qualification

NECO/WAEC

Entrance requirements

Grade B3 (in WAEC) is required in five relevant subjects (including Maths and Physics), with a minimum of C5 in remaining subjects including English.

Grade B2 (in NECO) is required in five relevant subjects (including Maths and Physics), with a minimum of C4 in remaining subjects including English.

Oman

Qualification

Tawjihiyah (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in Tawjihiyah (Secondary School Leaving Certificate).

Pakistan

Qualification

Pakistan High School Certificate

Entrance requirements

Minimum of Grade A (70-79%) average and Grade A (70-79%) in Mathematics and Physics in Pakistan High School Certificate.

Poland

Qualification

Matura

Entrance requirements

65% overall and a minimum of 65% in Mathematics and Physics in Matura.

Qatar

Qualification

l-Thanawaya Al-Aama

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in l-Thanawaya Al-Aama.

Romania

Qualification

Diploma de Bacalaureat

Entrance requirements

80% overall and a minimum of 80% in Mathematics and Physics in Diploma de Bacalaureat.

Russia

Qualification

Attestat

Entrance requirements

4.0 out of 5.0 or higher with 4.0 out of 5.0 or higher for Mathematics and Physics in Attestat.

Saudi Arabia

Qualification

l-Thanawaya Al-Aama/Tawjihi

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in l-Thanawaya Al-Aama or Tawjihi.

South Korea

Qualification

Inmungye High School Diploma

Entrance requirements

Overall grade of 70% or higher with at least 75% in Mathematics and Physics in Inmungye High School Diploma.

Spain

Qualification

Título de Bachiller

Entrance requirements

7.0 overall and minimum of 7 in Mathematics and Physics and one other at 6 in Titulo de Bachiller.

Taiwan

Qualification

Taiwan High School Diploma

Entrance requirements

80% overall with minimum 80% in Mathematics and Physics in Taiwan High School Diploma.

Thailand

Qualification

Certificate of Secondary Education (Matthayom 6)

Entrance requirements

GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.5 in Mathematics and Physics in Certificate of Secondary Education (Matthayom 6)

Turkey

Qualification

Lise Diplomasi

Entrance requirements

70% overall with 70% in Mathematics and Physics in Lise Diplomasi for a school from our recognised list.

75% overall with 75% in Mathematics and Physics in Lise Diplomasi for a school NOT from our recognised list.

UAE

Qualification

Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama

Entrance requirements

90% overall and a minimum of 90% in Mathematics and Physics in Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama

USA

Qualification

American High School Graduate Diploma/Advanced Placement

Entrance requirements

American High School Graduate Diploma with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 and 4,4, in two AP’s which must include Calculus AB/BC and Grade C in English provided years 10-12 have been studied in the USA.

American High School Graduate Diploma with a GPA of 3.4 out of 4.0 and grade A in Mathematics and Physics and Grade C in English provided years 10-12 have been studied in the USA.