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The award
MBus (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

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About Business at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry



4 years full-time UK and EU students

UCAS code(s)


Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Optional Estimate: £600

How are these costs calculated?

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.


Manchester Campus


Department of Management

This is a four-year integrated Masters course, which allows you to gain higher-level skills and really stand out to employers. The first three years are broadly in common with the BA (Hons) Business Management degree, complemented with an integrated industrial experience. The fourth year is  the Masters level study. The integrated industrial experience starts in the second-year, with students joining a student led consultancy practice operated through the University's business incubator. On completion of your studies, you will graduate with a Masters-level degree in Business.

Year 1 will give you a thorough grounding in finance and accounting, people management, business environment, and entrepreneurship. In Year 2 you will explore business operations, marketing, and ethical, social & ecological enterprise. You will also start your industrial experience in consultancy. Year 3 will focus on strategic management and leadership and two further units. You choose to specialise by selecting an option unit from a wide range of business disciplines, and you will take on management responsibility within the consultancy practice. In Year 4 you will further develop your global perspective and critical thinking skills, undertake a substantial consultancy project, and chose a specialist option unit.

Your career prospects after the course

The M.Bus (Hons) Business degree is a Masters degree, so on completion of your studies you will have a postgraduate level award.

This, along with intergrated industrial experience gained throughout your studies, will give you the ability to stand out in a competitive jobs market and demonstrate to employers that you have gained advanced skills in business management from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. You will be equipped to apply for graduate jobs in a number of sectors or you may consider setting up your own business.


In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation

DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known

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Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fees for the 2017/18 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required


112-120 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BBC-BBB) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.

Non Tariffed Qualifications

112 UCAS Tariff Points from a relevant Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.

International Baccalaureate points

26 IB Diploma Points

IELTS score required for international students

6.0 with no element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

Additional Requirements

 Interview is required.

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