BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) with Industrial Experience
The unfair advantage - an employer-designed degree course to put graduates ahead.
Everyday business activities have become technology dependent and there is increasing demand for graduates whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. This course was developed with over 60 blue chip employers and includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study.
of ITMB placement students achieved a first or upper second class degree (2019 graduates)
Recognised by over 60 employers including Credit Suisse, HP, IBM, Microsoft and SAS
progress straight into work or further study within 6 months (Discover Uni 2020)
ITMB placement students commanded the highest average placement salary in 2019-20
World University Rankings
5th in the UK and 21st in the world for Accounting & Finance (QS World University Rankings 2020)
7th in the UK and 30th in the world for Business & Management Studies (QS World University Rankings 2020)
BSc Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 4 years including a work placement
- Typical 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.
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades ABB. 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 International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall. 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.
Students without GCSE/IGCSE Maths and English Language at grade B (or 6) will need 5 in SL Maths (or Maths Studies*) and SL English (Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature). If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve 6.
*We do not currently accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021
We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019. For this programme of study we will accept grade 5 in Standard Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation.
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.
- Number of places/applicants
- 371 applications for 47 places (2019 entry)
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
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Developed in collaboration with leading global blue-chip employers, this course aims to create `the ideal graduate' whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. You will complete a one-year industrial placement after your second year.
The uniqueness of the course is recognised by over 40 employers who maintain its quality and relevance to their sectors. Accenture, BBC, BT, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, IBM, Unilever and many other companies help to deliver the course through project work, student mentoring and a range of professional development activities.
This course is also available as a three-year course without a work placement - see the course entry for BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business.
For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit open days and visits .
Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For entry in 2020 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2021 entry.
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).
In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of Social Responsibility Scholarships to UK/EU and international students. These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study. You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent) 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). Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.
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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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