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Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Country-specific information

Some of our entry requirements are specific to particular countries, so take a look at the information and links below to check which qualifications you need to have before you can study at Manchester.

This page relates to undergraduate entry requirements only. If you are looking for postgraduate country information, or your country is not listed, please contact the relevant admissions team.

China

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Senior High School Diploma, Chinese University Entrance Examination or 'GaoKao'.

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Senior High School Diploma, Chinese University Entrance Examination or 'GaoKao' for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Ecuador

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Bachillerato.

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Ecuadorian Bachillerato for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Egypt

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

General Secondary School Certificate.

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Egyptian General Secondary School Certificate for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Hong Kong

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Hong Kong Advanced Level Certificate.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - AAB (including Maths and Physics).
  • MEng - AAA (including Maths and Physics).

Qualification

HKDSE.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - 5, 5, 5 in electives including Extended Mathematics (Algebra and Calculus preferred) and Physics plus 5 in Compulsory Mathematics and 4 in English Language.
  • MEng - 5*, 5, 5 in electives including Extended Mathematics (Algebra and Calculus preferred) and Physics plus 5 in Compulsory Mathematics and 4 in English Language.

India

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Year 12 CBSE or ISC.

Entry requirements

85% in the Indian Year XII examinations, with 85% in Mathematics and 85% in Physics. In addition, 65% in English Language.

Indonesia

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Surat Tenda Tamat Belajar Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas (STTB:SMA).

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Surat Tamat Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas/STTB: SMA (Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Iran

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe).

Entry requirements

  • BEng - 18 overall with 18 in Maths and Physics subjects.
  • MEng - 18 overall with 18.5 in Maths and Physics subjects.

Kazakhstan

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Attestat/Svidetel' stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education).

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Attestat/Svidetel' stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Kenya

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Malaysia

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia STPM, (Malaysian Higher School Certificate).

Entry requirements

  • BEng - AAB (including Maths and Physics).
  • MEng - AAA (including Maths and Physics).

Qualification

Year 12 programme - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/Certificate of Education) or Unified Examination Certificate (UEC - Chinese) or Matriculation Certificate.

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Year 12 programme - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/Certificate of Education) or Unified Examination Certificate (UEC - Chinese) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Qualification

3 year Diploma (after SPM).

Entry requirements

We consider applications from those taking a 3 year Polytechnic Diploma on an individual basis. Please email a full transcript of your education from high school onwards (including current study) to us for consideration.

Mauritius

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - AAB (including Maths and Physics).
  • MEng - AAA (including Maths and Physics).

Nigeria

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or Senior School Certificate Education (SSCE).

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or Senior School Certificate Education (SSCE) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Norway

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate).

Entry requirements

Overall average of 4.8 in the Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole including 5 in Mathematics and 5 in Physics plus 4 in one other subject and 4 in English.

Pakistan

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSC).

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSC) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Singapore

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

SIPCAL at H2 level.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - AAB (including Maths and Physics).
  • MEng - AAA (including Maths and Physics).

Qualification

NUS High School Diploma.

Entry requirements

We consider applications from those taking the NUS High School Diploma on an individual basis. Please email a full transcript of your education from high school onwards (including current study) to us for consideration.

Qualification

3-year Polytechnic Diploma.

Entry requirements

We consider applications from those taking the 3-year Polytechnic Diploma on an individual basis. Please email a full transcript of your education from high school onwards (including current study) to us for consideration.

Thailand

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Mathayom Suksa 6 (M6).

Entry requirements

Unfortunately, we are not able to consider the Mathayom Suksa 6 (M6) for entry onto year 1 of our courses. However, we may be able to consider you for Foundation Year studies.

Trinidad and Tobago

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

Entry requirements

  • BEng - Pass The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination with grades 1, 1, 2 in Mathematics, Physics and one other subject at Unit 2 level.
  • MEng - Pass The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination with grades 1, 1, 1 in Mathematics, Physics and one other subject at Unit 2 level.

Turkey

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

Anadolu Lisesi.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - Pass the Anadolou Lisesi with 80% overall and 85% in Mathematics and Physics.
  • MEng - Pass the Anadolou Lisesi with 85% overall and 85% in Mathematics and Physics.

Uganda

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).

Entry requirements

  • BEng - AAB (including Maths and Physics).
  • MEng - AAA (including Maths and Physics).

USA

Undergraduate entry

Qualification

SAT 1.

Entry requirements

We do not accept SAT qualifications on their own.

Qualification

AP.

Entry requirements

  • BEng - Pass Advanced Placement examinations with Grade 5 in Calculus BC, Grade 5 in Physics (Physics 2, Physics B or Physics C Mechanics are all accepted) and one other AP subject at Grade 4.
  • MEng - Pass Advanced Placement examinations with Grade 5 in Calculus BC, Grade 5 in Physics (Physics 2, Physics B or Physics C Mechanics are all accepted) and one other AP subject at Grade 5.