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BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics with Industrial/Professional Experience

Graduate with in-depth knowledge of three strongly-related disciplines.

Study finance, economics and business within an international context, drawing on the combined strengths of Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Social Sciences. This course includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study.

Course statistics

97%

of our placement students achieved a 1st or 2.1 degree (2019 graduates)

£17,500

current average placement salary, with some earning up to £33,600 (2019-20 placements)

CFA

Affiliated with the CFA Institute

15+

Optional language study - choose from 15 different languages

World University Rankings

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5th in the UK and 21st in the world for Accounting & Finance (QS World University Rankings 2020)

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7th in the UK and 30th in the world for Business & Management Studies (QS World University Rankings 2020)

BSc International Business, Finance and Economics with Industrial/Professional Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
4 years including a work placement
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAA. Native languages accepted. General Studies accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. We expect you to complete three A-levels in one sitting and will also consider the subjects you have taken - view our full entry requirements for more information.

Typical contextual A-level offer

Grades AAB. Native languages accepted. General Studies accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. We expect you to complete three A-levels in one sitting and will also consider the subjects you have taken - view our full entry requirements for more information.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE Maths at grade B (or 6) will need to achieve 5 in any one of the following SL subjects; Maths, Maths: Analysis and Approaches or Maths: Applications and Interpretation. Alternatively we can accept grade 5 in Middle Years Programme Maths. We do not accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE English Language at B (or 6) will need to achieve 5 in SL Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature. If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve a 6.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

1521 applications for 197 places (2020 entry)

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
UCAS course code
N1N4
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

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Top 5 reasons to study International Business, Finance and Economics at Manchester

This interdisciplinary course offers you the opportunity to study a wide range of course units across finance, accounting, economics, business analysis, innovation, strategy and political economy.

You will study the technical tools and techniques required to measure and assess business performance, while also emphasising the importance of changing economic contexts. You will also have the opportunity to learn a foreign language and undertake a full-year work placement as part of your degree. Download our work placement guide  to find out more.

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit  open days and visits .

Fees

To be announced.

You will receive a significant tuition fee discount for the placement year. UK students with a household income of up to £35,000 are also eligible to receive a  cash bursary  worth up to £2,000.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of Social Responsibility Scholarships to UK and international/EU students. These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study. You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent qualification) and be able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. The School will also award a number of International Stellar Scholarships to international students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent qualification). Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3095
Email
Website
https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-international-business-finance-and-economics-with-industrialprofessional-experience/
School/Faculty overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .

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