UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Business Management

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Course summary

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All organisations need people with strong business skills. At the end of your course, you’ll be equipped with the skills they need – a business professional with a global mind-set, confident, able to lead teams, managing operations, develop strategies, aware of key sustainability challenges and making leadership decisions. You will learn how to spot opportunities, adapt to change, assess impact on stakeholders, and understand when and how to take risks. You’ll gain a broad understanding of the business world, together with fundamental skills like team-working and problem-solving. Later, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in areas that interest you most. In your second year you have the opportunity to specialise with 30 credits worth of units in either Management, Human Resource Management or Marketing.

Course details


Examples of current modules- Year 1 Modules: Global Concerns in Sustainable Development Innovation and Creativity Skills for Business Accounting and FinTech for Managers Understanding the Customer Experience Managing People in a Contemporary Economy Digital Awareness & Professional Development Introduction to Human Resource Management Introduction to Technology and Big Data The core units that you will take at level 5 are below with the option to specialise in either Marketing, Management and Human Resource Management by choosing 2 x 15 credit electives Business Operations Management Work Based Learning: Procedures, Policy and Practice Employability Skills and Managing Your Digital Footprint Social Innovation through Entrepreneurship Investigating Responsible Enterprise in a Global Context Principles of Strategic Management Electives (Choose 2) Marketing Communications Sales & Marketing Management Studies in Context Managing with a Legal Framework Performance and Reward Managing Across Cultural Boundaries

Assessment method

Level 4 90% Assignment 10% Examination Level 5 85% Assignment 15% Examination

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4. Applicants with no formal academic qualifications may be considered for entry. All nonstandard entry applicants will be interviewed by the programme team to assess suitability.

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Fees and funding

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All of the books required for the course are available from the library. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. You may also need to print your assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.
Business Management at UCEN Manchester - UCAS