University of Manchester
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Victoria University of Manchester.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (1-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower (55% minimum).
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official record of subjects and examination results; official certification of degree, degree classification and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1880. The College of Technology became the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in 1966. A good institution with strict admission standards. Usual admission requirements are the General Certificate of Secondary Education and the General Certificate of Education advanced level (at least two passes) (13 years of education).
|Estimated honours scale|
|60- 69%||Class II upper|
|50- 59%||Class II lower|
|40- 49%||Class III|
Note three forms of degree awards: with honours, ordinary or as pass. If student fails to qualify for honours, degree may be awarded as a pass degree, or as an ordinary degree with mentions of distinction, class I or class II. Subjects and marks earned are reported annually.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-3 years after specified first degree; by combination of coursework, thesis, dissertation or examination. Most degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 2 years after specified first degree; by thesis and examination. Degree not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005