BSc Management (3 Years)

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  • Objectives
    The Management/Management (Specialism) programmes aim to:- -enable students to acquire state of the art knowledge and understanding of the field of management. -provide an educational experience which will facilitate and promote students' intellectual development and life-long learning skills, -promote critical awareness of the merits and complexities of management, and to inculcate an appreciation of the association between theory and practice. -appraise students of important new developments in the field of management. -enable students to develop appropriate practical and transferable skills. -provide a high quality management programme.
  • Entry requirements
    Selected entry requirements English language: IELTS 6.5. Minimum 6 in any component. 577 in the TOEFL written test, 233 in the computerised TOEFL (including 5 in TWE), or 90 in the internet TOEFL with a minimum of 20 in each component. A level: Grades AAB. General Studies is accepted if one of four A Levels passed in the same sitting. AS level: Two AS-levels accepted in place of one A-level providing at least one AS-level is studied at Year 13. Unit grade information: The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications. Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes. GCSE: Grade B in English language and Mathematics. Key Skills qualification: The University warmly welcomes applications from students studying the Key Skills qualification. However, as the opportunities to take these modules are not open to all applicants, currently this is not an essential requirement of the University. International baccalaureate: 35 points with 6, 6, 7 in the Higher Level subjects. Professional entry qualification: N/A Additional entry requirements Additional entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.
  • Academic title
    BSc Management
  • Course description
    Course description
    The Management/Management (Specialism) degree programmes have a common first year, which provides a grounding in the disciplines underlying management. There are courses (compulsory) in accounting and finance, economics, psychology, sociology, quantitative methods, business law and an introduction to the study of management. Since the Management and Management (Specialism) degrees are identical in the first year, transfer between them is straightforward, so you should apply for only one of them.

    After the first year the Management programme gives an increasingly wide range of choices and combinations which allows you develop and follow your own professional and intellectual interests. You will be able to choose courses from all the disciplines relating to Management, including accounting and finance, economics, employments studies/law, human resources, information systems, marketing, operations management, psychology, sociology, statistics and supply chain management. All the Management programmes offer the possibility of an international orientation in the second and final years, with study of firms and organisations across the world.

    Special features
    Provides transferable analytical, technical and IT skills relevant to work in business-related occupations.

    Flexible programme structure providing the opportunity to specialise in the second and third year.

    Module details
    You take courses totalling 360 credits over the duration of your studies in order to graduate with Honours; 120 credits in each year of study. Generally, one semester courses are worth 10 credits and full year courses are worth 20 credits. As your studies progress you have increasing flexibility in choosing courses which suit your personal interests and career aspirations.

    Course content for year 1
    As potential future leaders of industry it is important that you have an understanding of the disciplines underlying management. For this reason both BSc Management and Management (Specialism) students take compulsory courses in accounting and finance, economics, psychology, sociology, quantitative methods (mathematics), law and a foundation course in the study of management in the first year. You also choose an optional course in economics or finance. Since the Managment and Management (Specialism) degrees are identical in the first year, transfer between them is straightforward so you should apply for only one of them.

    Course content for year 2
    In addition to building on the subjects studied in the first year, you can also take courses in employment studies, marketing and operations/technology management. Students wishing to end up with a specialist Management degree currently need to take courses amounting to a minimum of 40 credits (10 credits for International Studies specialism) from the core courses for their specialism.

    Course content for year 3
    In the final year you are required to make your final choice of specialism, or decide on the BSc Management, if you have not already done so in your second year. Students  wishing to graduate with a specialist Management degree currently need to take core courses amounting to at least 60 credits  for their Specialism.

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