University of Salford Manchester

Entry requirements

From A level to Access to HE diplomas to International Baccalaureate – our entry requirements are wide and varied and we recognise a wide range of qualifications from around the world.

If you are a UK applicant leaving school or college we accept the following qualifications:

  • A/AS level
  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher
  • 14 to 19 Advanced Diplomas
  • the International Baccalaureate
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • BTEC Awards
  • AQA Baccalaureate
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma

We’re committed to widening access to higher education for all sections of the community and so are as flexible as possible in our admissions policy.

Recognising experience

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the programme successfully.

Details of our typical entry requirements for specific programmes can be found on our course finder.

The Salford Alternative Entry Scheme has been developed by the University to offer a unique opportunity to those who may not meet the traditional academic entry requirements but are able to demonstrate their ability to succeed at University via successful completion of an aptitude test.

Read about the Salford Alternative Entry Scheme