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Entry requirement information for countries within the Americas.

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Argentina

We do not accept the Titulo de Bachiller for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Barbados

We expect applicants to complete the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with with three two-Unit courses with grades 1,1,2 - 1,2,2, depending on the programme applied for, including Mathematics and English.

Bolivia

We do not accept the Bolivian Baccalaureate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Brazil

We do not accept the Certificado de Ensino Medio for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Canada

The requirements for Canadian applicants will vary depending on the education system of the province studied in:

  • British Columbia : AABBB to include English and Mathematics
  • Ontario: 80% overall in 6 grade 12 subjects including English and Maths
  • Alberta: 80% in 5 grade 12 subjects including Maths and English

 If your province requirements are not listed here then please contact socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk

Chile

We do not accept the Licencia de Educación Media for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Colombia

We do not accept the Bachillerato for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Dominican Republic

We do not accept the Perito for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Ecuador

We do not accept the Bachillerato/Bachillerato Tecnico for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

We may consider applicants who are currently studying the first year of University study in Ecuador for entry into the first year of our courses, we would normally ask for a GPA of 80% or 3.2 out of 4. For further information about this, please contact the undergraduate admissions office (socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk).

Otherwise applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

El Salvador

We do not accept the Bachillerato for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Guatemala

We do not accept the Bachillerato for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Jamaica

We expect applicants to complete the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with with three two-Unit courses with grades 1,1,2 - 1,2,2, depending on the programme applied for, including Mathematics and English.

Mexico

In addition to the Bachillerato, we require students to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme or first year University study in Mexico.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Trinidad and Tobago

We expect applicants to complete the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with with three two-Unit courses with grades 1,1,2 - 1,2,2, depending on the programme applied for, including Mathematics and English.

United States of America

Applicants are expected to have taken 3 Advanced Placements with scores of 5,5,4/5,4,4, depending on the programme applied for. We will also consider students who have taken SATII subject test in place of these and applicants with first year University study with an overall GPA of 3.2. In addition, we require students to have achieved SAT I, with 620 in Mathematics and 650 in Reading and Writing. For further information or if you are taking alternative qualifications email the Undergraduate Admissions Office at socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk.

Uruguay

We do not accept the Uruguayan Secondary School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Venezuela

We do not accept the Título de Bachiller and Título de Técnico Medio for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-Levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.