International Entry Requirements

Entry and visa requirements for international students wishing to study at Abbey College Manchester.

GCSE

GCSE
Year 10
2 Years
GCSE
Year 10
18 months
GCSE
Year 11
1 Year
Age at start of the course 13 to 15 years 13 to 15 years 15 to 16 years
English Requirements IELTS minimum 4.5 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process IELTS minimum 4.5 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process IELTS minimum 5.0 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process
Academic Requirements Good high school grades equivalent to Year 9 in the UK Good high school grades equivalent to Year 9 in the UK Good high school grades equivalent to Year 9 in the UK

 

A-Levels

A-Levels
2 Years
Age at start of the course 16 to 20 years
English Requirements IELTS minimum 5.5 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process
Academic Requirements 5 GCSE passes at Grade 4 or equivalent

INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

International Foundation Programme
2 Years
International Foundation Programme
18 Months
International Foundation Programme
1 Year
Age at start of  the course 16 to 18 years 16 to 18 years 17 to 21 years
English Requirements IELTS minimum 4.0 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process IELTS minimum 4.5 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process

Medicine students require IELTS 6.0 minimum
or equivalent

IELTS minimum 5.0 or equivalent, and successfully passing the college interview process

Medicine students require IELTS 6.0 minimum
or equivalent

Academic Requirements Good high school grades equivalent to Year 11 in the UK 5 GCSE passes at Grade 4 or equivalent 5 GCSE passes at Grade 4 or equivalent

As well as meeting the course English requirements, all applicants must also successfully pass the college interview process.

All students with an English level below IELTS 6.5 and a minimum 6.5 in each area must attend Academic English lessons alongside their studies

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