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    Hey guys!

    I am going to be applying to the foundation year of University of Manchester in the upcoming weeks, however I still have some questions in my mind.

    Even though I am an international student, I study IB and it allows me to apply directly to the engineering programmes without the requirement of a foundation year. However, for bachelors like Mech. Eng, it is required to take Physics and Maths at HL. Unfortunately, I take them at SL. Even though I do not take them at HL, would there still be a chance for me to get accepted if I get high scores from them?
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    Hey guys!

    I am going to be applying to the foundation year of University of Manchester in the upcoming weeks, however I still have some questions in my mind.

    Even though I am an international student, I study IB and it allows me to apply directly to the engineering programmes without the requirement of a foundation year. However, for bachelors like Mech. Eng, it is required to take Physics and Maths at HL. Unfortunately, I take them at SL. Even though I do not take them at HL, would there still be a chance for me to get accepted if I get high scores from them?
    You'd probably be better asking this to the university, as only they can definitively say whether SL is sufficient, given high scores, in lieu of HL.
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    You'd probably be better asking this to the university, as only they can definitively say whether SL is sufficient, given high scores, in lieu of HL.
    Ok, thanks!

    And by the way, how reputable is the University of Manchester's engineering programmes? I know that they are good, but not sure if they are really reputable.
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    Ok, thanks!

    And by the way, how reputable is the University of Manchester's engineering programmes? I know that they are good, but not sure if they are really reputable.
    If you're an international student, then reputation in your country is probably more important. Here, it really depends on who you ask, but reputation isn't something that we're generally all that fussed about, because, to be honest, it seems to be mainly much of muchness: university degrees generally don't prepare students all that well for positions in industry. You've got to make yourself employable, via internships/placements, extra curriculars (e.g. Formula Student), design projects, etc.
 
 
 
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