2 MBS Full-time undergraduate The courses will give you the tools for life. The city will give you the time of your life. A full-time undergraduate degree from Manchester Business School. The choice you make now is pivotal. At the end of your degree, employers need you to stand out. Real projects in real time. It s applied learning that produces original business thinkers. The courses will give you the tools for life. The city will give you the time of your life. It produces people who change the world we live in. You could be one of them.
3 MBS Full-time undergraduate Contents Virtual open day If you can t make it to one of our on-campus events, our virtual open day is the next best thing. Find out more about current students experiences, our courses and campus. Visit go.mbs.ac.uk/ virtualopenday Student blogs The best way to find out what studying at MBS is really like read our student blogs. Visit go.mbs.ac.uk/ugblogs Find us on Facebook mbsincomingunder graduates Follow us on Watch us on YouTube manchestermbs Join us on LinkedIn uk.linkedin.com/edu/ manchester-businessschool Follow us on Google+ plus.google.com/ +manchester businessschool P06 A world changing University P08 The City of Manchester P10 Student life at Manchester Business School P12 / Management (Specialism) Reach new heights P20 BSc (Hons) International Management BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies Global connections P26 BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics Make it count P32 BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business Bridge the gap P38 BSc (Hons) Accounting Meet your targets P44 Employability P46 Student support P47 Virtual open day See for yourself Part of just 1% of business schools worldwide to be awarded triple accreditation status P48 Scholarships and entry requirements P49 Find out more
4 MBS Full-time undergraduate Your world is about to change so choose a world-changing university Manchester inspired Norman Foster, Brian Cox and Irene Khan and is looking to produce the next generation of original thinkers. The University of Manchester From the pioneer of the modern computer to the inventor of graphene, The University of Manchester has a heritage of producing innovative, freethinking individuals. This reputation is not a matter of history, it s an ongoing legacy that you can be a part of. A member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, Manchester offers a learning experience like no other. Academic programmes informed by cutting-edge research, teaching staff at the forefront of their field, a highly revered careers service, and state-of-the-art facilities; there s everything you need to make your mark on the world. 38,000 students from over 180 countries Manchester Business School They say it s not just what you know, it s who you know. At Manchester Business School, you ll rub shoulders with the very best. MBS is one of the foremost centres for business and management studies in the world. Home to professors and specialists that are more than industry leaders; they re world changers marks our 50 th anniversary we were jointly the first business school in the UK, founded in UK s leading centre for business research (Source: Research Assessment Exercise) 50 th Anniversary Scholarships worth 2,000 p.a. (see page 48) 5 th 25 Nobel Prize Winners among current and former staff and students Work on projects set and assessed by high-grade employers such as SAS and Credit Suisse (see page 32) Compete against the world s best business students at global case competitions 8 th 41 st Ranked 5th in the UK, 8th in Europe and 41st in the world (Shanghai Jiao Tong World University Rankings 2013) 2nd most targeted university by graduate employers (High Fliers Report 2014) 1bn campus masterplan investment 6th 14th Ranked 6th in the UK and 14th in Europe (Source: FT Global MBA Ranking 2014) Excellent Teaching rated excellent by HEFCE Apply for a salaried work placement year (see pages 32 and 38) Staff and students of 80 different nationalities Splitting of the atom Invention of the modern computer Nobel prize for the discovery of graphene 91% of graduates in work or further study (Which? University 2013) Acquire course units that lead to exemptions from professional examinations including ICAEW, ACCA and CIMA Experience business in another culture via an international exchange (see page 20) 1,600+ undergraduate students
5 MBS Full-time undergraduate Manchester. Ahead of the curve. Ahead of the game. Where Manchester treads, the world follows. Ask any of the people who live and work here. There are many reasons why Manchester is renowned around the globe. But to the people that live here it s simply known as home. With its indisputable charm and welcoming communities, you ll find it quickly becomes your home too. Manchester s not just a city that never sleeps, it s a city that never stops. The ultimate student city with one of the largest student populations in Europe (>100,000) The University of Manchester is one of the most popular universities in the UK in terms of applications to our degree courses (source: UCAS) 1 st A city of firsts Where Rolls met Royce, the first computer was made and the world s first professional football league was founded One of the most diverse cities in the world with over 150 languages spoken KEY: Roads Campus Train station SALFORD CENTRAL Opera House Museum of Science and Industry L I V E R P O O L R D DEANSGATE T R I N I T Y W A Y C H A P E L S T John Rylands Library National Football Museum Deansgate Locks A waterfront collection of bars and clubs D E A N S G A T E Town Hall Beetham Tower Manchester's most iconic landmark. Home to the Hilton hotel and Cloud 23 bar VICTORIA Chinatown Phones 4u Arena N O R T H E R N Q U A R T E R The Northern Quarter Popular for its numerous bars and cafes as well as its mix of music and clothes shops The Arndale Shopping Centre Manchester Art Gallery OXFORD ROAD The Ritz Originally opened as a 1920s dance hall, The Ritz has grown into a proud proprietor of new music P O R T L A N D S T Palace Theatre PICCADILLY BUS STATION Canal Street Home to Manchester s thriving LGBT community U P P E R B R O O K S T Sportcity - Manchester City Football Club 10 minutes by bus PICCADILLY F A I R F I E L D S T M A N C U N O X F O R D R D The most visited city in England outside London (source: Visit Britain) Daily flights arriving from 200 destinations A musical hotbed The Smiths, Oasis, The Stone Roses and Joy Division all formed in Manchester Salford Quays C H O R L T O N R D M A N C U N I A N W A Y S T R E T F O R D R D P R I N C E S S R D Manchester Business School Visitors Centre -40% Old Trafford - Manchester United Football Club 20 minutes by bus G R E E N H E Y S L N The University of Manchester The Curry Mile Fallowfield The student village World-class sports facilities including the Aquatics Centre and Velodrome 40% lower cost of living compared to London (source: Expatistan) but only 2 hours away by train Home to MediaCityUK - a leading international hub for the creative and digital sectors The Trafford Centre M O S S L N W E S T Manchester Airport 14km from MBS 20 minutes by train London 2 hours 15 minutes by train M O S S L N E A S T
6 MBS Full-time undergraduate Student life You can do more here in a week than elsewhere in a month. That s before you hit town. Seven days in the life of Management student, Danny Every day will shape your future, inside and outside the lecture theatre. As an MBS student you will push your potential beyond its limits. As a member of the Students Union you ll be a part of the largest and most diverse student community in the country. And as a Manchester resident you ll find yourself at the heart of an exhilarating city. Your biggest challenge is finding time for everything. As a student representative, I have had the chance to influence important decisions regarding the programme, which has helped me build on the skills that many employers look for. Danny Luong Formal study hours Informal study hours Student society Part-time work Social activities Monday Weekend s over Sneak in a few extra snoozes on the alarm Lecture Analysing Organisations 1 - Sociological Foundations Seminar Quantitative Methods for Business and Management Hot hot eats Dinner on the curry mile Tuesday Seminar Business and Management Skills Lecture Quantitative Methods for Business and Management Lecture Economic Principles: Microeconomics Caffeine please! A quick breather at the campus sandwich bar Seminar Analysing Organisations 1 - Sociological Foundations Getting organised Write up lecture notes from the day Wednesday Seminar Marketing Foundations Lecture Fundamentals of Financial Reporting Oriental nom-nom Lunch at a Korean restaurant near MBS Not quite Brazil! Football training with the Chinese Student Society Thursday Sshhh Quiet time Private study in the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons Lecture Economic Principles: Macroeconomics Earning my keep Part-time job demoing Windows products Staff Student Liaison Committee Representing BSc (Hons) Management Mid-week revelling Management Society social, at Revs in Fallowfield Friday Preparation is key Research case studies in preparation for seminar Lecture Business and Management Skills Something to talk about Meeting between MBS staff and student reps A bit of networking SOFAB networking event with HSBC Karaoke! Head to Chinatown to belt out some classics Saturday The big shop Fridge is empty so it s time for a trolley dash Heads together Discuss group project with course mates Celebrate the weekend Night out amongst the bars on Deansgate Locks Sunday Bookworm Reading the recommended text book chapters in preparation for the week ahead Easy does it Afternoon enjoying a pint and the Sunday fixtures Writers block Visit my student blog go.mbs.ac.uk/ugblogs
7 MBS Full-time undergraduate Undergraduate / Management (Specialism) Reach new heights Our flexible management courses share a common first year before allowing you to focus on your chosen specialism to enhance your career prospects. 4 in 5 agree that staff are good at explaining things (Source: Unistats 2014) 83% of our management graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation is a broad-based course which allows you to study the full range of management subjects. With over 90 course units to choose from, you really can shape your own course. What jobs do our Management graduates go into? Examples of jobs recent graduates have gone onto include: commercial manager HR graduate analyst internet consultant management trainee assistant brand manager Who employs them? A wide range of companies including: Balfour Beatty Deutsche Bank Rolls Royce Microsoft Unilever What about further study? Graduates have gone on to further study in business, economics, enterprise and teaching at institutions such as London Business School and Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) at Erasmus University. Source: DLHE survey For more information visit Fact File UCAS course codes N201 N200 N2N5 NN24 (Accounting and Finance) N600 (Human Resources) (Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship) N246 (International Business Economics) N120 (International Studies) (Marketing) Duration 3 yrs Typical A-level offer AAB (see page 48 for more detailed entry requirements). Class profile No. of students 330 Male/female 45% 55% Range of nationalities 49 Please note that these figures are from our 2013 intake across BSc (Hons) Management / BSc (Hons) Management (Specialism). Please note that these courses are very flexible and you will have several opportunities to transfer between them during the course you should apply for only one of them.
8 MBS Full-time undergraduate Danny - Management MBS A day in the life of a current BSc Management student Your chosen specialism will be reflected in your degree title e.g. BSc (Hons) Management (Marketing) however, if you do not wish to specialise, you will graduate in. MBS Admissions 7:42am 10 Feb 2014 Good Monday everyone! Final-year Management student Danny here. I will be your tweeter for the day. #mbsblogger MBS Admissions 10:08am 10 Feb 2014 Monday = Chest day! Iron before lectures. #sugden #beach2014 MBS Admissions 7:46am 10 Feb 2014 Been snoozing since 7am. Time to get up. #citycentre #hiltontower To graduate with a named specialism, you need to have studied at least 40 credits of second-year options (one third of your studies) and at least 60 credits of finalyear options (half of your studies) from your chosen specialist area. This flexible system allows you to defer the choice of your degree title until towards the end of your course when you are in a position to really know what is involved and what you wish to do on graduating. MBS Admissions 11:12am 10 Feb 2014 Did you know.. bus 147 is free for students. Gets me to campus in less than 2mins. Specialist routes Management (Accounting and Finance) will suit you if you are interested in how organisations finance their activities and how they keep track of their money. Management (Human Resources) covers HRM, employment policy and practice, industrial relations, organisational psychology and organisational analysis within the UK and internationally. Management (Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship) explores strategic innovation management and sustainable development as well as entrepreneurship and small business development through real case studies. Management (International Business Economics) focuses on the international dimension of organisations economic, financial and investment operations. Management (International Studies) provides an opportunity to study marketing, operations, finance and investment or HRM with an international focus. Management (Marketing) explores strategic marketing management, services marketing, ethical consumption and international perspectives on marketing. MBS Admissions 12:41am 10 Feb 2014 Lecture: Globalisation, World Economy & MNEs. #twohours #powerthrough MBS Admissions 2:15pm 10 Feb 2014 Manchester students are highly attractive to top companies. Just received this... MBS Admissions 7:17pm 10 Feb 2014 Change of environment: I ve arrived to Alan Gilbert Learning Commons. Open 24/7. #coursework Good night! MBS Admissions 2:03pm 10 Feb 2014 Lunch: there s a wide range of restaurants on campus, but this place is my favourite. MBS Admissions 4:35pm 10 Feb 2014 Afternoon studies at our MBS library. Not as busy as the main libraries #precinctlibrary Management is a very broad and flexible course and it is possible to attune it to your own interests. You will graduate with a huge network of talented people around the world. Daria Savilova, BSc (Hons) Management (International Studies) graduate, now Brand Manager at Colgate-Palmolive
9 MBS MBS Full-time Full-time undergraduate undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate / Management (Specialism) What you study Year 1 Year 1 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Year 3 Year 3 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Final year core course units Your first year will give you a good grounding in accounting, finance, management, work psychology, marketing, sociology and economics. This is an introductory year which will help you to make informed choices about your option choices in later years. You will study 120 credits in total. Year 2 You now enter a development year, assessing your progress and making initial decisions about your future. If you decide to opt for the BSc (Hons) Management without specialising, you will be able to choose from most course units within the management portfolio. You choose a mixture of single semester (10 credit) and full-year (20 credit) course units, amounting to a total of 120 credits. You will choose course units from: Accounting and finance Economics Employment studies Law Marketing Operations management Psychology Sociology or statistics You need to consider what you want to study in your final year, as some final-year options require you to have completed related second-year course units. If you opt for a Management (Specialism) you will study the following core course units and select additional optional course units to bring your total to 120 credits. Analysing Organisations 1  Analysing Organisations 2  Business and Management Skills  Case Studies in Management [10) Economic Principles: Microeconomics  Year 2 core course units [credits shown in brackets] (Accounting and Finance) Foundations of Finance  Law in a Management Context  Plus one of the following: Financial Reporting and Accountability  Intermediate Management Accounting  Plus one of the following: Business Law 1  Business Law 2  (Human Resources) Law in a Management Context  Plus 30 credits from: Business Law 1  Business Law 2  Critical Management and Organisation Studies  Employment Relations  Globalisation and Employment  Influence and Change in Organisations  (Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship) Business Intrapreneurship Skills  Financial Decision Making  Fundamentals of Financial Reporting  Fundamentals of Management Accounting  Introduction to Work Psychology  Plus 30 credits from: Fundamentals of Enabling Creativity and Innovation, and Managing Creative Organisations  Innovation in Product Markets  Sustainable Business  Sustainable Innovation Management  (International Business Economics) International Business Strategy: Contexts, Concepts and Skills  Plus one of the following: Macroeconomics  Managerial Economics  (International Studies) International Business Strategy: Contexts, Concepts and Skills  Plus 20 credits from: American Society and Economy  Business Law 2 (10) Globalisation and Employment  International Business Environment  Marketing Foundations  Quantitative Methods for Business and Management 1  Quantitative Methods for Business and Management 2  (Marketing) Marketing Applications and Communications  Plus 20 credits from: Business Law 1  Consumer Behaviour  E-Business and E-Marketing  Introduction to Non-profit and Social Marketing  Marketing Research * Sustainable Innovation Management  In addition to the core course units for each specialism, you can also choose Business French  and/or Research Methodology  (which must be taken if you plan to complete a dissertation in your final year) and/or University College courses  (see page 44). *Marketing Research must be taken if you are planning to undertake a marketing-related dissertation in your final year. In your final year, you will choose at least 60 credits of final-year options from your chosen specialist area. You will then select an additional 60 credits of optional course units to bring your total to 120 credits. If you decide to opt for the BSc (Hons) Management without specialising you are able to choose from most course units within the management portfolio. You will select a total of 120 credits of optional course units. N.B. Course units are subject to change and can vary from year to year. For detailed information on individual course units visit: go.mbs.ac.uk/mbs-course-units (Accounting and Finance) Financial Analysis of Corporate Performance  or Empirical Finance  Accountability and Auditing  Advanced Business Information Systems  Advanced Management Accounting  Advanced Corporate Finance  Behavioural Finance  Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Regulation  Corporate Contacting and Managerial Behaviour  Corporate Governance in Context  Financial Derivatives  Financial Engineering  International Finance  Share Prices and Accounting Information  (Human Resources) Human Resources Dissertation  Behavioural Strategy  Comparative Industrial Relations  Employment Law  Globalisation and National Employment Systems  Human Resource Management  International Human Resource Management  Leadership and Success at Work  Managing Fairness at Work  Work, Industry and Society  (Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship) Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Dissertation  Behavioural Strategy  Cases in Sustainable Development (delivered by Manchester Enterprise Centre)  Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development  Global Management, People and the Digital Divide  Information Management and Business Analytics  International Competitiveness and Innovation  Leadership and Success at Work  (International Business Economics) Economics Dissertation  Accountability and Auditing  Advanced Corporate Finance  Behavioural Strategy  Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Regulation  Corporate Contracting and Managerial Behaviour  Corporate Governance in Context  Global Management, People and the Digital Divide  Globalisation, The World Economy and MNEs  Industrial Organisation and Business Strategy  International Competitiveness and Innovation  International and Comparative Public Management  International Finance  Macroeconomic Analysis  Share Prices and Accounting Information  The Economics of Sport  (International Studies) Advanced Business French  Comparative Industrial Relations  Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Regulation  Corporate Governance in Context  Globalisation and National Employment Systems  Global Management, People and the Digital Divide  Globalisation, The World Economy and MNEs  International and Comparative Public Management  International Dissertation  International Business Analysis Project  International Competitiveness and Innovation  International Finance [20) International Human Resource Management  International Marketing  Services Marketing  The Business of Healthcare  (Marketing) Marketing Dissertation  Critical Consumption and Ethics in Marketing  Foundations of Supply Chain Management  Globalisation, The World Economy and MNEs  International Marketing  Retail Marketing  Services Marketing  Strategic Marketing Management 
10 MBS Full-time undergraduate Undergraduate BSc (Hons) International Management and BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies Global connections First-hand knowledge of another culture can be crucial in business. The distinctive feature of these courses is that you spend a year abroad on an academic exchange at a top global business school or university. 25k average salary 6 months after graduation (Source: Unistats 2014) 4 in 5 of our international management graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation Employability The exchange year enhances your academic and career prospects 81% of students who go on exchange achieve first or upper second degrees and earning potential increases by 8.3% (HEFCE). What jobs do our IM graduates go into? Examples include: ACA trainee management trainee territory manager wealth management analyst Who employs them? A wide range of companies including: Bombardier (Sweden) Crown Worldwide (San Francisco) ExxonMobil HSBC (Beverly Hills) Tevere (Switzerland) What jobs do our IMABS graduates go into? Examples include: account executive associate management consultant business strategy analyst web marketer Who employs them? A wide range of companies including: Danier Leather Inc (Toronto) Saatchi & Saatchi Diageo Google PricewaterhouseCoopers What about further study? Graduates have gone onto law conversion courses and further study in urban planning at institutions such as Harvard University and London School of Economics (LSE). Source: DLHE survey For more information visit Fact File UCAS course codes N247 BSc (Hons) International Management N2T7 BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies Duration 4 yrs Including an exchange year Typical A-level offer AAB (see page 48 for more detailed entry requirements). Additional costs to consider for the year abroad include accommodation, visa, travel and health insurance (where applicable). You will receive a significant fee reduction for the exchange year. For up-to-date financial information visit Class profile No. of students 44 IM 36 IMABS Male/female 52% 48% IM 64% 36% IMABS Range of nationalities 13 IM 8 IMABS Please note that these figures are from our 2013 intake.
11 MBS Full-time Undergraduate BSc (Hons) International Management and BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies What you study Year 1 Year 1 core course units [credits shown in brackets] International exchange Your first year will give you a good grounding in accounting, finance, management, work psychology, marketing, sociology and economics. Year 2 This is an introductory year which will help you to make informed choices about your option choices in later years. You will study 120 credits in total. Analysing Organisations 1  Analysing Organisations 2  Business and Management Skills  Case Studies in Management  Economic Principles: Microeconomics  Financial Decision Making  Fundamentals of Financial Reporting  Year 2 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Fundamentals of Management Accounting  Introduction to Work Psychology  Marketing Foundations  Quantitative Methods for Business and Management 1  Quantitative Methods for Business and Management 2  You will attend the same lectures, seminars and other learning activities as the students of the overseas institution. For IM students, destinations include the Universities of Sydney, Auckland, Hong Kong and Singapore, alongside world-leading business schools such as ESADE, St Gallen and Rotterdam School of Management. You choose a mixture of single semester (10 credit) and full-year (20 credit) course units, amounting to a total of 120 credits. International exchange You will choose course units from the selection available within the partner institution. IM students take a compulsory 20-credit course unit in International Business Strategy while IMABS students take a compulsory 20-credit course unit in American Society and Economy. You will have the opportunity to learn a language you can choose from 20 different languages at varying levels. For details of the wide range of language options available, visit Allocation of your exchange destination will also take place. You will rank the exchange institutions in order of preference. We aim to place you as high as possible taking other factors into account such as your written statement and performance on the course to date. Year 4 You will return to Manchester for your final year. You will use the knowledge and experience gained on exchange in a range of specialised international options across all of the key disciplines. International course units are designed to develop an appreciation of economic, social and cultural differences between nations and the implications of this for management systems and practices. BSc (Hons) International Management International Business Strategy: Contexts, Concepts and Skills  BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies American Society and Economy  Year 4 core course units [credits shown in brackets] At least 60 credits to be taken from the following international course units: Dissertation (in an international field)  Advanced Business French  Comparative Industrial Relations  Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Regulation  Corporate Governance in Context  Globalisation and National Employment Systems  Globalisation, The World Economy and MNEs  The remainder of credits are chosen from the management portfolio of second year course units, which includes a further 20 credits of international course units. You are also permitted to take 20 credits of language units. You can also choose 10 credits of University College courses (see page 44). Global Management, People and the Digital Divide  International and Comparative Public Management  International Business Analysis Project  International Finance  International Human Resource Management  International Marketing  Services Marketing  The Business of Healthcare  Plus 60 credits chosen from the above and/or the remaining Management portfolio For IMABS students, destinations include the Universities of Florida, Massachusetts and British Columbia, as well as NYU Stern and USC Marshall Schools of Business. For a list of current partners please visit exchangepartners. All partners have been selected on the basis of their global ranking, the quality of their business/management courses, their high standard of teaching, social and sporting facilities, the safety and attractiveness of the campus and the level of support for our exchange students. Our dedicated international team prepares you for your exchange and supports you while on exchange. N.B. Course units are subject to change and can vary from year to year. For detailed information on individual course units visit: go.mbs.ac.uk/mbs-course-units The year in the US absolutely shaped my career. After graduation I joined Ogilvy in London and transferred to New York. I moved back to London to work for LBi and was offered to move back to New York to help establish LBi in the US. Jamie Bryan graduated in 2003 and now lives and works in New York
12 MBS Full-time Undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate Exchange partners We have 50 exchange partners across 18 countries. Many feature in the Financial Times or Shanghai JiaoTong global rankings and all classes are taught in English. BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics Make it Count For a list of current partners please visit 2. Canada 3. Europe 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. 22k average salary 6 months after graduation (Source: Unistats 2014) 90% of our IBFE graduates are in work or further study within 6 months 1. America 1. US partners include: Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California The Stern School of Business, New York University Babson College, Wellesley 2. Canadian partners include: Schulich School of Business, York University Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia HEC, Montreal 4. South East Asia 5. Australia / New Zealand 3. European partners include: ESADE Business School, Barcelona University of Mannheim, Germany Uppsala University, Sweden 4. South East Asian partners include: Chinese University of Hong Kong National University of Singapore The University of Hong Kong 5. Australian / NZ partners include: University of Sydney, Australia University of Melbourne, Australia The University of Auckland, New Zealand Employability Selected course units grant exemptions from professional accountancy exams, including one ICAEW ACA paper, seven ACCA papers and seven CIMA papers. What jobs do our IBFE graduates go into? Examples of jobs recent IBFE graduates have gone onto include: associate auditor derivatives analyst business consultant corporate banker commercial strategist Who employs them? A wide range of companies including: Aon Deutsche Bank KPMG PricewaterhouseCoopers Santander What about further study? IBFE graduates have gone onto law conversion courses and further study in finance and international business at institutions such as ESADE Business School (Barcelona), Humboldt University (Berlin) and the College of Law. Source: DLHE survey. For more information visit Fact File UCAS course code N1N3 BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics Duration 3 yrs Typical A-level offer AAB (see page 48 for more detailed entry requirements). Class profile No. of students 98 Male/female 68% 32% Range of nationalities 19 Please note that these figures are from our 2013 intake.
13 MBS Full-time Undergraduate BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics What you study Year 1 Year 1 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Your first year begins with a broad introduction to the study of business, finance and economics. Year 2 You will study core course units in finance, managerial economics and business strategy. Year 3 You will take compulsory course units in international finance, managerial economics and international business analysis. This will enable you to make an informed choice of areas to study later in the course. You will learn the technical skills of macro, micro and managerial economics and financial reporting. You will also choose options from accounting and finance, economics and contexts for international business. You will gain practical report writing, financial and competitor analysis and database skills through a core unit in international business strategy, using a real-life case study. Current IBFE students are analysing the performance of global earthmoving machinery giant, Caterpillar Inc. You have the opportunity to learn a language you can choose from 20 different languages at varying levels and you can continue this study into your third year. For details of the wide range of language options available, visit You will also choose options in accounting and finance, contexts for international business, economics and modern languages. You will choose 60 credits of optional course units, enabling you to specialise. The International Business Analysis Project allows you to critically analyse contemporary business practice from a social and political perspective. You will question the classical strategy tradition by exploring how the pressure to deliver shareholder value complicates the job of management. You will explore these ideas through real-life case studies, including a recently collapsed bank (Lehman Brothers or Bear Stearns) and GlaxoSmithKline. Financial Reporting  Introductory Management Accounting  Financial Decision Making  Business and Management Skills  Financial and Digital Innovation in International Business (20) Year 2 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Foundations of Finance  International Business Strategy: Contexts, Concepts and Skills  Managerial Economics I  Plus 60 credits from a range of optional course units (no more than 40 credits from any one subject area): Year 3 core course units [credits shown in brackets] International Finance  International Business Analysis Project  Managerial Economics II  Plus 60 credits from a range of optional course units: Plus one of the following: Microeconomic Principles  and Macroeconomic Principles  The UK Economy, Microeconomics  and The UK Economy, Macroeconomics  (dependent on previous level of economics Plus one of the following: Introduction to International Politics  Work, Organisations and Society  In Accounting and Finance Investment Analysis  Financial Reporting and Accountability  In Contexts for International Business The Politics of Globalisation  The Politics of Development  Understanding the Financial Crisis  Questions about International Politics  Introduction to English Law  Business Law 1  Globalisation and Developing Societies  Business Intelligence  In Accounting and Finance Advanced Management Accounting  Advanced Corporate Finance  Corporate Governance in Context  In Contexts for International Business Marketing  Human Resource Management  The Politics of the European Union  Business Law 2  Plus one of the following: Introductory Mathematics  and Introductory Statistics  Further Mathematics  and Statistics for Economists  Advanced Mathematics  and Advanced Statistics  (dependent on previous level of mathematics) In Economics Business Economics IA  Developing Countries in the International Economy  Microeconomics IIA  Macroeconomics IIB  Mathematical Economics I  In Modern Languages Up to 20 credits of language units Other units available: University College courses  (see page 48) In Economics Microeconomics III  Financial Econometrics  In Modern Languages Up to 20 credits of language units, not including beginner level The course covers contemporary contextual themes, such as the globalisation and financialisation of business, hedge funds and private equity, and the social and economic implications of outsourcing. N.B. Course units are subject to change and can vary from year to year. For detailed information on individual course units visit: go.mbs.ac.uk/mbs-course-units go.mbs.ac.uk/econ-course-units go.mbs.ac.uk/law-course-units There were so many different areas that I could focus my strengths on; having such variety across three different disciplines has given me a wider skill set. Understanding and learning about business and the economy as a whole made the transition from being a student to working life much easier. Emily Ferguson IBFE graduate
14 28 31 MBS Full-time undergraduate Emilie - IBFE MBS MBS Admissions 9:03am 11 Feb 2014 Good Morning Manchester! Emilie is your guide today, Breakfast with Rosie #breakfastofchampions MBS Admissions 10:19am 11 Feb 2014 The 400th landmark tweet, Everybody loves the Commons #timetowork A day in the life of a current BSc (Hons) IBFE student MBS Admissions 9:42am 11 Feb 2014 Travelling in style on the bus to uni & reading up on today s news #metronorth BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business and BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience Bridge the gap Developed in collaboration with e-skills UK and leading global blue-chip employers, this course aims to create the ideal graduate whose skills cover the challenging middle ground between business and IT. 4 in 5 agree that staff are good at explaining things (Source: Unistats 2014) 93% of current ITMB students are satisfied with the quality of the course MBS Admissions 6:22pm 11 Feb 2014 Struggling to climb stairs again...thank Manchester Aquatic Centre for all your sporting needs MBS Admissions 8:50pm 11 Feb 2014 Gourmet student dinner...spaghetti Bolognese MBS Admissions 11:05pm 11 Feb 2014 Final Tuesday Tweet, hope you enjoyed following my day. Good night all, Emilie. MBS Admissions 10:23am 11 Feb 2014 Shami Chakrabarti awarded honorary professorship at #UoM #Liberty MBS Admissions 2:56pm 11 Feb 2014 Not all maths...politics of the European Union Seminar! MBS Admissions 10:54pm 11 Feb 2014 Watching the highlights of #Sochi2014 and Ski Employability A work placement enhances your academic and career prospects 71% of placement students achieve First or Upper Second class degrees and earning potential increases by 16% (HEFCE). When you graduate, you will apply technology-based solutions to strategic problems, presenting your ideas with confidence and managing their implementation. Employers views What makes this course so exciting from an employer s viewpoint is that it delivers practical business skills from day one. This enables graduates with this unique course to progress further and faster than their counterparts. Tracey Upton UK HR Manager, IBM Global Services Through studying ITMB and engaging with employers on a regular basis, students will be able to make the progression more seamlessly into the business world. Steven Jenkins Customer Life-Cycle Portfolio Manager (ICT), BT What jobs do our ITMB graduates do? Examples of jobs recent ITMB graduates have gone into include: IT strategy consulting analyst digital marketing and social media executive technical analyst business and technology consultant Who employs them? A wide range of companies including: Accenture CGI ebay Google IBM Source: DLHE survey. For more information visit Fact File UCAS course codes GN51 BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business GN5C BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience Duration 3 or 4 yrs Including a placement year Typical A-level offer AAB (see page 48 for more detailed entry requirements). Class profile No. of students 25 Male/female 72% 28% Range of nationalities 6 Please note that these figures are from our 2013 intake. NEW for 2015 entry We will be enhancing our ITMB degree with the addition of the following specialisms: - Accounting - Marketing - Strategy and Economics Visit for the latest information
15 MBS Full-time Undergraduate BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business and... BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business with Industrial Experience What you study Year 1 Year 1 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Project work integrates business and IT throughout your course. Our current firstyear team project is supported by Credit Suisse and will put your skills to the test in the development of a web application to solve a real business problem. Year 2 Your second year provides you with an opportunity to further develop application and database design skills and to build a deeper understanding of information systems in organisations. Work placement By the end of semester one, you will have presented your first team project to employers, met with your business mentors and participated in skills sessions delivered by companies such as Accenture, BT and Deloitte. You will also benefit from a series of lectures from guest speakers, previous lectures have included A day in the life of a project manager by Procter & Gamble, Using cloud computing to increase value by Barclays and Cyber security the challenge for UK government during times of austerity by Capgemini. You study social media, digital business, and global team working, including issues of trust and cultural differences. Our current second-year team projects are supported by SAS, the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, and involve analysing the University s environmental impact and developing solutions to contribute to the University s goal of reducing its carbon footprint. Previous ITMB with Industrial Experience students have completed placements with Accenture, Fujitsu, IBM, Intel, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and Logica amongst others. Business and Management Skills  Business Application Design and Development 1  Business Database Design and Development  Year 2 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Business Intelligence  Business Process Modelling  Business Team Project  Digital Enterprise Technology  E-business and E-marketing  Global Team Working  Research Methodology  Social Media and Social Networks  Fundamentals of Financial Reporting  Fundamentals of Management Accounting  Human Computer Interaction  Introduction to Computer Systems  Information Systems in Business  Plus 20 credits from: Innovation in Product Markets  Knowledge Management  Operations Management  Sustainable Innovation Management  University College courses  (see page 48) ITMB with Industrial Experience students will spend their third year in industry before returning to Manchester to follow the final-year course units detailed below. Marketing Foundations  Economic Principles: Microeconomics  Integrative Team Project  The uniqueness of the course is recognised by over 60 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, guest lectures, student mentoring and a range of professional development activities. N.B. Course units are subject to change and can vary from year to year. For detailed information on individual course units visit go.mbs.ac.uk/mbs-course-units Final year Your final year provides an in-depth view of systems implementation and change, IT architectures and supply chain management. You will gain practical skills in the design and application of a business IT architecture through a core unit developed with IBM UK which uses real case studies from the global technology giant. You will benefit from lectures, study materials and support from IBM staff. You will write your own final year project proposal the development of an IT solution to a business problem through investigation, requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing and evaluation. Previous ITMB students have studied how IBM uses technology to manage teams across geographic locations and time zones, investigated ICT provision in the treatment of diabetes in the NHS and considered the implications of the rise in social networking on management. You will also choose 50 credits of optional course units. Final year core course units Business IT Architecture  Business Modelling and Simulation  Information Management and Business Analytics  IT in Business Strategy  ITMB Project  Plus 50 credits from: Critical Management and Organisational Studies  Foundations of Supply Chain Management  Globalisation and National Employment Systems  Globalisation, The World Economy and Multinational Enterprises  Human Resource Management  International Human Resource Management  Managerial Decision Making and Support Systems  Marketing  Organisational Analysis  Strategic Supply Chain Management  I knew that I wanted to study something IT-related but my abilities did not lie in the technical programming language side of IT. It seemed a more appealing prospect to learn about IT in a wider business context. Amy Sellers graduated in 2010 and now works for SCA Timber UK as a marketing executive
16 MBS Full-time Undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate Sean - ITMB MBS A day in the life of a current ITMB placement student BSc (Hons) Accounting and BSc (Hons) Accounting with Professional/Industrial Experience MBS Admissions 8:47am 13 Feb 2014 Good Morning Manchester!! I m Sean. ITMB student working for IBM in London. Late start to the day but I m on my way! MBS Admissions 9:18am 13 Feb 2014 Set up, connected and ready for a busy day! First up a team update call in 10 mins. Enough time to grab a tea! Meet your targets These professionally-oriented courses have been designed alongside the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP). They will provide you with a fast-track to an accountancy qualification and offer you the opportunity of a one-year paid work placement in your third year. 85% of our accounting graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation 4 in 5 of those employed are in professional or managerial jobs (Source: Unistats 2013) MBS Admissions 9:52am 13 Feb 2014 Conference calls, great for managing team work. Use a free group call service, like Skype MBS Admissions 10:11am 13 Feb 2014 I support the Request For Service process. Client requests IBM resources, I develop contracts & financials to secure resources MBS Admissions 12:54pm 13 Feb 2014 On the hunt for lunch along the Thames! Not far from the office. Brilliant in summer MBS Admissions 4:57 13 Feb 2014 How would you make The #University of Manchester #Smarter Here are some ideas MBS Admissions 5:31pm 13 Feb 2014 MBS Admissions 10:08am 13 Feb 2014 IBM offer students a year long role within a real business unit. I m in Strategic Outsourcing as an RFS Manager on a complex Client account MBS Admissions 12:23am 13 Feb 2014 Worried about finding a were a tremendous help to me MBS Admissions 1:44pm 13 Feb 2014 #IBM is HUGE. Research its lines of business to help unlock & explore your own ambitions and potential future #career. MBS Admissions 4:04pm 13 Feb 2014 #IBM #GiveBack initiative offers employees the chance to take on some volunteer work MBS Admissions 5:00pm 13 Feb 2014 Ever heard of cognitive computing? #IBM #WATSON! Be part of IT s #cognitive future Employability An integral part of these courses involves building your commercial awareness, confidence and employability through workshops and business mentoring with firms such as Accenture, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, KPMG and PwC. A work placement enhances your academic and career prospects 71% of placement students achieve First or Upper Second class degrees and earning potential increases by 16% (HEFCE). What jobs do our Accounting graduates go into? Examples of jobs recent Accounting graduates have gone onto include: assurance associate audit associate forensic accountant risk analyst tax advisor Who employs them? A wide range of companies, including: BDO Deloitte Ernst & Young Grant Thornton KPMG NHS PwC The National Audit Office What about further study? Current students have secured places on prestigious masters courses including our own MSc Accounting and Finance. For more information visit Fact File UCAS course codes N400 BSc (Hons) Accounting Please see our website BSc (Hons) Accounting with Professional/ Industrial Experience Duration 3 4 yrs Including a placement year Typical A-level offer AAA (see page 48 for more detailed entry requirements). Class profile No. of students 42 Male/female 50% 50% Range of nationalities 14 Please note that these figures are from our 2013 intake. Thanks #MBS for the opportunity to share my day! Take care!
17 MBS Full-time Undergraduate BSc (Hons) Accounting What you study Year 1 Year 1 core course units [credits shown in brackets] High-profile project work Your first year is designed to introduce you to the foundations of accounting and finance. You will also study course units in mathematics, statistics, economics and law. A specialist course unit only available to BSc (Hons) Accounting students will introduce you to the skills and techniques required by the accountancy profession and will begin to prepare you for the workplace. Your first-year project involves you preparing a competitive tender for an audit with support from employers such as KPMG. Auditing and Professional Accounting Practice  Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance  Financial Reporting  Introductory Management Accounting  Financial Decision Making  Law in a Management Context  And either: Microeconomic Principles  and Macroeconomic Principles  Or: The UK Economy, Microeconomics  and The UK Economy, Macroeconomics  (dependent upon previous level of economics) Plus optional course units in Management or other related subjects  Our students have completed project work for the Treasury, Scottish Government, HMRC and PwC, assessing the tax competitiveness of countries which out-perform the UK - and making recommendations to the government as to how the UK tax system can be improved. Original Thinking Applied Year 2 Your second year will develop your analytical skills and give you a more in-depth understanding of accounting. Work placement If you successfully opt for a work placement, you will spend your third year working at a firm of accountants. Final year Your final year is designed to allow you to choose from a range of more specialised topics. You will take core course units in accounting and finance, plus a ten-credit business law course unit. You will develop your understanding of business strategy, accounting and auditing practice with a specialist course unit designed to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for the work placement year. You will be offered a choice from further accounting, economics or management course units. Current students have secured placements with firms such as KPMG and Ernst & Young. Completing a placement will enable you to put theory into practice, further develop important transferable skills and gain a real insight into the accounting profession. You will also study a core 30-credit project course unit involving an individual company project. Placement students will have the opportunity to make use of material collected during their placement while others will be offered a choice of companies to form the basis for this project. You will continue your studies in business law and take core course units in taxation, accounting and finance. Your remaining course units will be chosen from a range of accounting, finance, economics or management subjects. Year 2 core course units [credits shown in brackets] Professional Accounting Practice  Business Strategy  Financial Reporting and Accountability  Intermediate Management Accounting  Financial Statement Analysis  Principles of Taxation  Foundations of Finance  Business Law 1  Final year core course units Corporate Financial Communication and Valuation  Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Regulation  Accountability and Auditing  Business Law 2  Plus an optional course unit in Accounting, Finance, Management or other related subjects  University College courses  (see page48) Students who have secured work placements will spend their third year in industry before returning to Manchester to follow the final-year course units detailed below. Plus optional course units in Accounting, Finance, Management or other related subjects  A wealth of real-life case studies and speakers from practice and industry together with presentations from the standardsetters (those who write the accounting rules and regulations) ensure that our students are technically up-to-date and contribute to current thought-leadership within the profession. The ICAEW holds networking events at MBS which provide you with the opportunity to meet companies who offer internships through the UPP, such as Goldman Sachs, Grant Thornton, Mazars and PwC. The course integrates study of the theory and practice of accounting, and offers significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies, particularly those of the ICAEW. You could gain up to eight exemptions from ICAEW ACA examinations and qualify as a chartered accountant two years after graduation. N.B. Course units are subject to change and can vary from year to year. For detailed information on individual course units visit: go.mbs.ac.uk/mbs-course-units go.mbs.ac.uk/econ-course-units go.mbs.ac.uk/law-course-units The placement provided an excellent insight into accountancy and the chance to put what I had learnt into practice. I provided accountancy services and tax advice to SMEs and start-ups. My responsibilities included bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, cashbook analysis, year-end accounts and VAT returns. Tingting Fan is in her final year and completed her work placement at Xhi Accounting in London
18 MBS Full-time Undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate MBS Full-time undergraduate Kailash - Accounting MBS MBS Admissions 2:02pm 17 Feb 2014 A day in the life of a current BSc Accounting student MBS Admissions 2:58pm 17 Feb 2014 Employability Our graduates have always been highly sought after, with many going on to global blue-chip companies, investment banks and leading graduate management training schemes. Hello there! My name is Kailash and I m going to be your tweeter of the day! MBS Admissions 3:06pm 17 Feb 2014 Walking to the Students Union to complete some work for ahead of the India week! #UMSU MBS Admissions 4:12pm 17 Feb 2014 Check-in: Manchester city center. #Lively MBS Admissions 5:37pm 17 Feb 2014 Would have been at the university cricket team training if the storm last week hadn t damaged the MGS facility. #UMCC MBS Admissions 6:38pm 17 Feb 2014 I <3 MCR. Spent the afternoon in this state of the art learning centre. #SelfStudy #AGLC MBS Admissions 3:12pm 17 Feb 2014 Whoops. Bumped into a batchmate promoting windows! #FreeGoodies #Windows #UMSU #BackToWork MBS Admissions 5:28pm 17 Feb 2014 Walked past a few Barcelona fans in town ahead of tomorrow s game. Just cant imagine this city without football. MBS Admissions 5:52pm 17 Feb 2014 Skimming through the MBS UG e-bulletin. Exam results out this #Friday :O #FinalYear MBS Admissions 9:22pm 17 Feb 2014 Thats all from me folks. Our courses offer great scope for you to shape your studies in line with your career aspirations. During your time with us, you can learn more about different careers through guest lectures, discussions with your academic advisor, summer internships and work placements. Careers service Our award-winning careers service will prepare you for the competitive jobs market, help you find part-time jobs, volunteering and work experience opportunities. Manchester is the 2nd most targeted university by graduate employers (High Fliers Report 2014). To find out more visit careers Manchester Leadership Programme This University-wide secondyear course unit offers a unique combination of academic units and volunteering. You will learn the importance of leadership in promoting social, economic and environmental sustainability. Find out more visit Manchester Gold Career mentoring is a really useful way of meeting people working in your chosen field. Students are matched with employer mentors in a wide range of sectors, including management, finance, marketing, retail and more. Case competitions Our final-year students have the opportunity to represent the School at a number of global business case competitions. Previous competitions have been hosted by McGill University in Montreal, USC Marshall School of Business in Los Angeles and Bouygues Construction in Paris. MBS global alumni community With over 50,000 graduates from over 169 countries, you will become part of a truly global network of knowledge, experience and networking opportunities. You don t have to wait until you graduate. To find out more visit University College NEW Second-year students can now select an optional course unit of up to 10 credits from the University College suite of courses to broaden their studies. To find out more visit Student societies We support a number of MBSaffiliated societies, including: MBS International Society AIESEC Accounting Society ITMB Society (sponsored by Accenture) Management Society (MANSOC) Manchester University Trading and Investment Society (MUTIS) Society of Finance and Business (SOFAB) Enactus Bright Futures To find out more visit manchesterstudentsunion. com/societies In my first summer, I got onto a volunteering programme in Tenerife and an internship researching renewable energy in my second; both advertised through the careers service. Katie Brown graduate During my final year, I took part in international case competitions around the world from Copenhagen to Vancouver and Los Angeles. It s a great way to pit yourself against other students from top universities. I presented a strategic recommendation to Disney s senior executives. David Staunton BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies graduate
19 MBS Full-time undergraduate Student support We have a wealth of specialist support services at MBS to help you look after your general wellbeing and to keep you on track academically. Virtual open day If you can t make it to one of our on-campus events, our virtual open day is the next best thing. Student induction An induction programme for all new students takes place during welcome week to help you settle in. This includes: the opportunity to meet students on MBS courses meetings with your course director, student support staff and your peer mentor the opportunity to join student societies and various social events a careers panel with recent MBS graduates. Academic advisors You meet your academic advisor in regular sessions as part of a first-year course unit. Your academic advisor is there to support you throughout your studies on matters of an academic nature. The Atrium Whether you re having money trouble, wondering what to do after uni or just want some general advice, the Atrium on the first floor of University Place is the place to go. This newly developed space is home to the Careers Service, International Programmes Office and new Information, Advice and Guidance Team who have teamed up to provide a student support network just for you. Student mentoring scheme We operate a peer mentoring scheme, to provide first-year students with a second or final-year trained mentor who will be able to provide practical assistance with settling into student life. Assessment and student support centre Your first point of contact for any ill health or other personal problems which are affecting your work. Students Union Our Students Union has an advice centre to assist you with academic issues and a peer support centre whose services include Nightline, a confidential listening and information service run for students by students. To find out more visit manchesterstudentsunion.com Find out more about current students experiences, our courses and campus. Take a good look around - could you see yourself here? Visit go.mbs.ac.uk/virtualopenday
20 MBS Full-time undergraduate Scholarships We hope to award a range of UK and international scholarships in including 50 th Anniversary Scholarships for Social Responsibility. These awards are worth 2,000 p.a. across three years of study. Find out more Our website holds a wealth of information on the varied aspects of student life. Below are some of the most popular topics. Eligibility criteria: UK and international (non-eu) students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent) who are able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. For the latest information visit Entry requirements GCSE or equivalent GCE A-level Advanced Vocational A-levels (AVCE) International Baccalaureate BTEC Extended Diploma (formerly the BTEC National Diploma) Minimum grade B in English and Maths (A in Maths for BSc Accounting) AAB at A-level (AAA for BSc Accounting) General Studies or Critical Thinking accepted if one of four A-levels passed at the same time (not accepted for BSc Accounting) Two AS-levels accepted in the place of a third A-level, providing one AS is taken in Year 13 Normally AA in the double award, plus A-level grade B (General Studies not accepted) 35 points with 6, 6, 5 in the Higher level subjects (6, 6, 6 for BSc Accounting) A minimum of 100 credits awarded at Distinction, 70 at Merit and the remaining 10 credits at Pass or above (150 credits at Distinction and the remaining credits at Merit for BSc Accounting) Access to HE Diploma 60 credits are required with 45 credits at level 3. Of those at level 3, a minimum of 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit (45 credits at Distinction for BSc Accounting) Find us on Facebook mbsincomingunder graduates Follow us on Watch us on YouTube manchestermbs Join us on LinkedIn uk.linkedin.com/edu/ manchester-businessschool Follow us on Google+ plus.google.com/ +manchester businessschool Accommodation Guaranteed for all new first-year students. For international students, this promise covers the full duration of your course. accommodation Admissions Application to all of our courses is via Find out more uk/ug/howtoapply Disability support You are strongly encouraged to contact the University s disability support office to discuss your needs International students A range of services is available for international students, including airport collection, orientation and specialist student advisers. international Maps Get to grips with your future home and take a closer look at our campus travel/maps Scholarships and bursaries We offer a generous range of scholarships and bursaries. studentfinance Sport Discover more than 40 sports clubs, a huge variety of fitness classes plus sport volunteering. Student blogs The best way to find out what studying at MBS is really like read our student blogs. Visit go.mbs.ac.uk/ugblogs Student support Whatever the issue financial, academic, personal, or administrative we provide a range of counselling, academic advice and student support services. Tuition fees In 2014 we charged annual tuition fees of 9,000 for UK/EU students and 18,000 for international students. For the latest information please visit studentfinance Other entry requirements - including international and foundation year requirements - can be found online at English language qualifications IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6 in any component Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Grade C or above Pearson Test of English (PTE) 59 points overall, with no less than 51 in any component Prospectus View our 2015 prospectus online at courses/prospectus Virtual open day If you can t make it to one of our on-campus events, our virtual open day is the next best thing. Find out more about current students experiences, our courses and campus. Visit go.mbs.ac.uk/virtualopenday
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