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There are excellent opportunities for specialisation, allowing you to graduate with a qualification that truly supports your career aspirations. 

Choose your option units to support your business fundamentals and graduate with one of these seven degrees:

  • BA (Hons) Business
  • BA (Hons) Business with Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business with Entrepreneurship
  • BA (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) Business with Informational Technology
  • BA (Hons) Business with Marketing
  • BA (Hons) International Business

Broad business education

In today’s global economy, it’s vital to understand how companies operate overseas and in the UK.

Your core units will give you the knowledge you need to put your potential to work on a local, national or global scale. All the content is tailored to suit your chosen specialism, ensuring every element is relevant to you.

In your option units, you’ll dig deeper into this specialist subject area and hone specific skills to prepare you for management-level roles.

Whatever route you choose, you’ll graduate with the skills, knowledge and confidence to take the next steps in your career.


This (Hons) Business (top-up) course from Manchester Metropolitan University will prepare you for work in the public or private sector. It’s a particularly good stepping stone to management positions.

Many of our graduates have taken management roles in a variety of sectors, from banking and commerce to manufacturing and the public sector.

Some have gone into graduate training schemes with international businesses such as BMW, Credit Suisse and IBM.

Businesses often operate on a global scale and that presents opportunities to travel. Develop your language skills alongside your business knowledge to tap into a host of opportunities. 

We have graduates living and working around the world, everywhere from Europe to South America and Asia.

If you have aspirations of starting your own business, the Entrepreneurship route may be particularly appealing. Make use of Innospace, our business incubator, to help you on your way.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The general route with typical units of study including:

  • Global Strategy
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Business in Emerging Markets

Option units: you will choose one option unit from the extensive range of options from across the Business School.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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