Mathematics with a Modern Language (4 years) [BSc]

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Selected entry requirements


We typically accept the following results at GCE A level:

 A* (Mathematics) AA (including the required language) - A (Mathematics) AA (including the required language)

We do not accept General Studies A level. A-level Further Maths is preferred but not essential. Those offering Further Maths are more likely to receive the AAA offer.

French, German or Spanish A-level (or equivalent) are required to study Mathematics with that subject.  

Duration of A-level study: If you either sat your examinations early or followed an accelerated curriculum and spent three years studying A-levels where the examinations were taken over two years, your application will be considered against the standard selection process of your chosen course.If you have studied an advanced curriculum where the examinations are spread over three years, consideration for an offer will be at the discretion of the admissions tutor.

Unit grade information:

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.


Minimum grade C (Grade 4 in newly reformed GCSEs) in English Language.

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: 34 points overall including 18 points at Higher Level.  Higher-level points must include 6 in Mathematics and at least 5 in the required language (see GCE A-level).  

Alternative entry requirements

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

English language:

All entrants must have a recognised English language qualification, such as GCSE English Language at grade C or better, IELTS with an overall score of at least 7.0 (and no component less than 6.0) or an equivalent qualification.

English language test validity: Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

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