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BSc International Management with American Business Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
4 years full-time
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are not accepted.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points and 665 in Higher Level subjects plus no less than 5 for Standard Level Maths and English / English Language & Literature (Maths Studies and English Literature are not accepted).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

186 applications for 41 places (2014 entry)

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
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UCAS course code
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Course description

First-hand knowledge of another culture can be crucial in business. The distinctive feature of this four-year course is that you spend a full academic year abroad on exchange at a top global business school or university.

You will spend your third year studying in the USA or Canada. We have 22 exchange partners across eleven American states and four Canadian provinces. Most feature in the top 100 Financial Times global rankings. Browse the full list of our current partner institutions .

In Manchester, you will benefit from a specialist North American course unit and study international topics across the range of disciplines. From your second year, you will benefit from a huge amount of choice. With over 90 course units to  choose from, you really can shape your own course.

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit  open days and visits  . If you can't make it to one of our undergraduate events on campus, our  virtual open day   is the next best thing. Discover what our current students think about Alliance MBS and why they chose their courses. Take a good look around our campus - could you see yourself here?


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

Additional costs for the year abroad include accommodation, food, textbooks, health insurance and travel. You may be eligible for additional financial support from your LEA.


The Manchester Bursary is available to any student who is registered on an eligible first undergraduate degree course at Manchester and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance. Visit our student finance pages for more detailed information.

In addition to this support, Alliance Manchester Business School will be awarding five Undergraduate Scholarships for Social Responsibility worth £2,000 p.a. across three years of study to UK students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent) who are able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. We will also be awarding this scholarship to an international (non-EU) student. Find out more about our Undergraduate Scholarships for Social Responsibility .

Contact details

Academic department
Alliance Manchester Business School
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3401
Academic department 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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