University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management

Entry requirements

Entry requirements


Given the popularity of the IMML programme and the quality of the applicants, the admissions process is highly competitive. Offers are made not just on academic grades but on a range of criteria, including personal statement, references, academic and personal profile, work experience and all round suitability for the degree.

Personal statements

Your personal statement should demonstrate a genuine interest in Modern Languages and Management Studies, expressed through enthusiasm and knowledge about certain social, political or cultural aspects, as well as awareness and enthusiasm for the field of Management. It should be well written with no careless mistakes and we encourage you to avoid anything too formulaic or too general in scope. We are interested in you and the reasons why you want to study on the programme in International Management and Modern Languages.

A Levels

Typical Offer: AAA for Spanish, AAB for French, AAB for German

Alternative Offer: AAB for Spanish, ABB for French, ABB for German

Students presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative.



Grade A in the target language is the main specification, and the combination of other subjects is fairly flexible. Please contact Admissions if you would like to discuss your subject choices. Evidence of a good command of English and of numeracy skills is essential.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offers are:

With Higher Level 6 in the relevant language.

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Additional entry requirements

Further information

Other UK qualifications

The full range of qualifications will be considered where appropriate (Diplomas, BTEC Nationals, Access and Foundation Courses). Please contact the IMML Admissions Tutor to discuss your particular qualifications. A high level of competence in English must be apparent.

Non-UK qualifications

If you are applying with non-UK qualifications, offers made will reflect the equivalent AAB requirement at A level. International Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, and the German Abitur are welcome. If you would like to discuss your particular qualifications, please contact the IMML Admissions Tutor.

English language

If English is not your first language, you will require an IELTS Academic qualification or a recognised equivalent.

IELTS: We require a minimum of 7.0 overall in the IELTS-Academic test with no less than 7.0 in any subject.

Read about other English language qualifications we accept.