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BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB)

The unfair advantage - an employer-designed degree course to put graduates ahead.

Developed in collaboration with over 60 global blue-chip employers, our ITMB degree aims to create 'the ideal graduate' whose skills span the challenging middle ground between business and IT.

You will learn about the application of technology within the modern workplace across diverse industries. No previous experience is required - only a passion for harnessing innovation and creativity to improve the management of IT and those who use it.

ITMB is also available with a work placement.

Course statistics

60+

Recognised by over 60 employers including Credit Suisse, HP, IBM, Microsoft and SAS

100%

of those employed 6 months after graduation are in professional/managerial jobs (Discover Uni 2020)

3

consultancy-style projects using live case studies during your degree 

47

students joined this degree in 2019

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 Information Technology Management for Business / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2021

A-level

Grades AAB. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. In most circumstances we will expect candidates to complete three A-levels in one sitting to demonstrate the ability to manage a high level and volume of study.

Preferred A-level subjects

We will consider the subjects you have taken in addition to your individual grades. Due to the popularity of our courses, preference may be given to candidates studying at least one of our preferred subjects. Please use the list below to check our preferred subjects for BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business:

Accounting, Business Studies, Computer Science, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Politics, Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Sociology, Software Systems Development and Statistics.

AS-level

AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.

GCSE

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy and Numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade B or 6 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Mathematics. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer one of our acceptable equivalent English Language qualifications or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above. Please contact the academic School for clarification.

International Baccalaureate

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.

Alternative entry requirements

Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.

English language

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency.  The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:

  • GCSE/iGCSE English Language grade B/6, or;
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6 in any individual component, or;
  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer one of our acceptable equivalent English Language qualifications or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above. Please contact the academic School for clarification.

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the 'B2 level'.

Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English Language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level. Further information about our English Language policy, including a list of some of the English Language qualifications we accept, can be found  here .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
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