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Management Practice (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #501 (WUR) ,
Ready to lead people and manage change? BSc Management Practice (Hons) at University of Plymouth is a part-time, two year, online work-based learning top-up degree - the next step if you have an appropriate foundation degree or Higher National Diploma, or if you have professional experience and wish to top-up your existing qualifications to level 6.


Studying Management Practice (Hons) at University of Plymouth, you'll acquire and develop skills that will significantly enhance your employability and career progression in a broad range of business or organisational management roles. The course is recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Institute of Export. It is also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

  • Study online while you work
Benefit from the flexibility of studying part-time over two years, online. Engage in practical and work-based learning through direct engagement with your work place.This online top-up degreeis suitable if you have studied a relevant level 5 qualification (for example, Dip HE) at partner colleges/institutions and wish to transfer to complete level 6 and gain a degree. 
  • Gain a dual award
On successful completion of the course, you will not only gain your BSc (Hons) Management Practice degree but also the Chartered Management Institute, level 6.
  • Gain membership of professional bodies
The degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the course includes your membership of the CMI for one year after you graduate.This course is also recognised by the Institute of Export (IoE) and our graduates are also awarded partial accreditation for the Diploma in International Trade.You can gain Charter Manager status by choosing a further year of study.
  • Join a community of learners

Establish a network of contacts, develop relevant management skills and gain both theoretical expertise and practical experience necessary to thrive in the workplace.


You'll acquire and develop skills that will significantly enhance your employability and career progression in a broad range of business or organisational management roles.

Specialise in leadership and human resource management (HRM) or international trade and progress into insurance, HRM and export management roles.


Recognised and accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications received after this date are still considered up until the final deadline (20 September)

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning to Learn 
  • Professional Management Practice 

Optional Modules:

  • Leadership Practice 
  • International Trade Operations and Strategy 
  • Managing People and Performance 
  • International Trade Policy and Compliance 
  • Hospitality Dynamics 
  • Crisis and Disaster Management in the Hospitalityv Tourism and Events Industries 
  • Knowledge Management: Theory and Practice 
  • Management Decision Making 

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • You'll need to hold a foundation degree in business or a recognised level 5 equivalent (for example, Dip HE).
  • If you do not possess the level of qualifications outlined above, you may be eligible for admission to the programme on the basis of previous work experience or training.
  • Candidates with five years’ experience in the relevant field who do not possess a Level 5 equivalent qualification will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • To be confirmed
  • Part time (Home/EU) £4,300

Living costs for Plymouth

  • 731 - 1390 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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