• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The (Hons) Business Management course from Manchester Metropolitan University is a degree that also includes the chance to spend a year gaining valuable experience – whether studying abroad in Europe, Asia, Australia or the USA, or developing real-world skills on a placement with an employer – before returning for your final year.
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Every organisation across the planet, no matter what its size, sector or purpose, needs people with strong business skills. By the time you finish the (Hons) Business Management course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll be the kind of person they want – a business professional with a global mindset, confident about running teams, managing operations, developing strategies, aware of key sustainability challenges, and making the kind of decisions that come with leadership.

We’ll teach you how to spot opportunities, adapt to change, assess impact on stakeholders, and understand when and how to take risks. You’ll gain a broad understanding of the business world, together with fundamental skills like team-working and problem-solving. Later, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise, looking into the areas that interest you most, such as marketing, finance, people, technology, start-up and consultancy.


Business Management can give you a huge range of skills that you can apply in almost any industry.

This degree has been developed with our industry partners to prepare you for real business leadership and enable you to progress quickly.

With its broad business focus and wide range of specialisms it provides the perfect start to a career in business management, whatever your aspirations.

You’ll find our graduates working in banking, finance, management and the public sector. They have roles with organisations such as BNY Mellon, KP Snacks and O2. Others are on graduate training schemes with the likes of BMW, Credit Suisse and IBM.

Your career could take you anywhere in the world – we have graduates working in management positions in countries across the globe. The option to learn a language, study overseas or take a placement year abroad can give you a great head start, if that’s your ambition.

Another exciting option is launching a new business or consultancy. Our incubator, Innospace, provides support and ideas to get you started.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Concerns In Sustainable Development
  • Innovation and Creativity Skills for Business
  • Accounting and FinTech for Managers
  • Understanding the Customer Experience
  • Managing People in a Contemporary Economy
  • Digital Awareness & Professional Development
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Technology and Big Data

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) 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
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26 IB Diploma Points

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
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