Computer Science (3 Years) [BSc]

Selected entry requirements

A level: Grades A*AA-AAA including mathematics.  This should include Mathematics with a significant pure element (the Use of Mathematics or Core Mathematics does not satisfy this requirement).  General Studies is welcome but is not normally included as part of the standard offer.

Unit grade information: The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications.  Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes.


Five academic subjects at grades A and B, or grades 6 and 7 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England, including

  • Mathematics (please note we do not accept Applied GCSE Mathematics courses e.g. WJEC Mathematics - Numeracy)
  • Two science subjects from Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Science and Additional Science.

Key Skills qualification: The University warmly welcomes applications from students studying the Key Skills qualification. However, as the opportunities to take these modules are not open to all applicants, currently this is not an essential requirement of the University.

International Baccalaureate: 38-37 points overall, with 7,6,6 - 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics.

Alternative entry requirements

Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.

English language:

GCSE English grade C, or grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England, IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in individual components, TOEFL 100 ibt with no less than 23 in individual components.

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