BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies
First-hand knowledge of another culture has become increasingly valuable in business.
Add a crucial international dimension to your thinking - study abroad in the US or Canada for a full academic year and benefit from broadened horizons and enhanced employability, independence and cultural awareness.
exchange partners across 13 US states and three Canadian provinces
of IMABS students achieved first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17
Average salary within 6 months (DLHE)
Optional language study - choose from 15 different languages
Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)
Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)
BSc International Management with American Business Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 4 years including an exchange year
- Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting.
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades ABB. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. Critical Thinking and Use of Maths are not accepted. Three AS-Levels accepted in place of one A-Level if all taken in Year 13.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.
Students without GCSE/IGCSE Maths and English Language at grade B (or 6) will need 5 in SL Maths (or Maths Studies*) and SL English (Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature). If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve 6.
*We do not currently accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.
- Number of places/applicants
199 applications for 37 places (2017 entry)
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
First-hand knowledge of another culture can be crucial in business. The distinctive feature of this four-year course is that you spend a full academic year abroad on exchange at a top global business school or university.
You will spend your third year studying in the USA or Canada. We have 22 exchange partners across eleven American states and four Canadian provinces. Most feature in the top 100 Financial Times global rankings. Browse the full list of our current partner institutions .
In Manchester, you will benefit from a specialist North American course unit and study international topics across the range of disciplines. From your second year, you will benefit from a huge amount of choice. With over 90 course units to choose from, you really can shape your own course.
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Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Students who live in England should visit www.gov.uk/travel-grants-students-england for information about travel grants. You may be eligible for financial support to help cover the cost of up to three return flights as well as medical insurance and travel visas.
Additional costs for the year abroad may include accommodation, textbooks, insurance, visas and travel. Please visit the appropriate country website for visa costs. You may be required to provide evidence of sufficient financial support during your stay.
The University's student travel insurance policy provides cover for students undertaking study abroad. Some institutions may also require you to purchase additional compulsory health insurance.
In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of Social Responsibility Scholarships to UK/EU and international students. These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study. You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. The School will also award a number of International Stellar Scholarships to international students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent). Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.
- Academic department
- Alliance Manchester Business School
- +44 (0)161 306 3425/3401
- Academic department overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .
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