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BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Experience

The unfair advantage - an employer-designed degree course to put graduates ahead.

Everyday business activities have become technology dependent and there is increasing demand for graduates whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. This group of courses was developed jointly by the Tech Partnership and over 60 blue chip employers and includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study.

Course statistics

100%

of placement students achieved a first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17

60+

Recognised by over 60 employers including Credit Suisse, HP, IBM, Microsoft and SAS

£32k

Average salary within 6 months (DLHE)

94%

In employment or further study within 6 months (DLHE)

Key rankings

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Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

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Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

BSc Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
4 years including a work placement
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. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall.  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.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
347 applications for 32 places (2017 entry)
How to apply
Apply through   UCAS .
UCAS course code
GN5C
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Developed in collaboration with  Tech Partnership Degrees  and leading global blue-chip employers, this course aims to create `the ideal graduate' whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. You will complete a one-year industrial placement after your second year.

The uniqueness of the course is recognised by over 60 employers who maintain its quality and relevance to their sectors. Accenture, BBC, BT, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, IBM, Unilever and many other companies help to deliver the course through project work, guru lectures, student mentoring and a range of professional development activities.

This course is also available as a three-year course without a work placement - see the course entry for BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business.

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit  open days and visits .

Fees

Fees for entry in 2020 have not yet been set. For entry in 2019 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2020 entry.

You will receive a significant tuition fee discount for the placement year. UK students with a household income of up to £35,000 are also eligible to receive a  cash bursary  worth up to £2,000.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

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.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3401
Email
Website
https://www.mbs.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-it-management-for-business-with-industrial-experience/
School/Faculty 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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