BSc Management (Operations and Technology) (3 Years) - Manchester - Greater Manchester - University of Manchester - I26537

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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 (Operations and Technology)
  • 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.

    The BSc Management (Operations and Technology) degree will suit you if you are interested in how companies organise themselves for designing, generating and improving the quality of processes, products and services. You choose 40% of your second-year courses and at least 60% of your final-year courses from your specialist area.

    Special features

    -Flexible programme structure.
    -Specialist degree route.
    -Provides transferable analytical, technical and IT skills relevant to work in business-related occupations.

    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. BSc Management (Operations and Technology) specialists currently need to take courses amounting to a minimum of 40 credits from the core courses for operations and technology.

    Course content for year 3
    In the final year you choose at least 60 credits of core operations and technology courses. The final year gives you a real opportunity to study key operations and technology topics in depth. The remainder of your courses are selected from the wide range of management disciplines.

    Course content for year 4
    N/A
    Course content for year 5
    N/A

    Career opportunities
    As a Management graduate you have many careers open to you in business and management in the public and private sectors, often related to your specialism. Our graduates become IT Managers, Chartered Accountants, Management Consultants, Human Resource Managers, Production Managers and so on - the list is a long one. Many go on to study for higher degrees in a wide range of areas.

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