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BSc Information Technology Management for Business

Year of entry: 2019

Overview

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
3 years full-time
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting.
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades ABB. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. Critical Thinking and Use of Maths are not accepted. Three AS-Levels accepted in place of one A-Level if all taken in Year 13.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall with 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.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
347 applications for 32 places (2017 entry)
How to apply
Apply through  UCAS .
UCAS course code
GN51
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Please note, this course has been relaunched and the information below may differ for September 2019 entry. The new course content, including course units, will be updated shortly.

Developed in collaboration with  Tech Partnership Degrees  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.

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, guru lectures, student mentoring and a range of professional development activities.

This course is also available with a one-year work placement - view BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business with Industrial Experience course details .

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit  open days and visits .

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

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.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3401
Email
Website
https://www.mbs.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-it-management-for-business/
School/Faculty 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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Entry requirements

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.

AS-level

3 AS-levels accepted in place of 1 A-Level if all taken in Year 13

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

To meet our Maths subject requirements we require GCSE Maths at Grade B (you will require a Grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or we can accept GCSE Applications of Maths and Methods in Maths at Grades BB if studied together in the same sitting. Please note we do not accept Applied Maths e.g. WJEC Mathematics - Numeracy.

To meet our English language subject requirements we require GCSE English Language at Grade B (you will require a Grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England).

International Baccalaureate

35 points overall with 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.

Scottish requirements

We normally require three Advanced Highers at grades AAB or two Advanced Highers at grades AB plus two Highers at grades AA (plus Maths at Higher Level at grade B).

English Language and Maths not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (National 5 grade B / Intermediate 2 grade B / Standard Grade General level grade 3).

Welsh Baccalaureate

Grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus grades AA at A-level. We also require GCSE Maths at grade B and GCSE English language at grade B.

European Baccalaureate

An average of 85% in the European Baccalaureate with 80% in English and Maths.

Other international entry requirements

Alliance Manchester Business School has a long history of welcoming international students and seeks to continue this tradition by admitting excellent students from across the world. View detailed international entry requirements for your country .

Foundation year

The University recognises a number of foundation programmes as suitable for entry to this undergraduate programme:

Applicants completing the INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester international foundation programme in Business and Humanities, are required to achieve AAB including Mathematics at grade B or above plus EAP grade B overall with writing and speaking at grade B and listening and reading at grade C.

Applicants completing the NCUK International Foundation Year are required to achieve AAB including Mathematics at grade B or above plus EAP grade B overall with writing and speaking at grade B and listening and reading at grade C.

Applicants studying other Foundation programmes should contact the academic School to check if their qualification is recognised for entry to this programme and for specific entry requirements.

Pearson BTEC qualifications

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

We consider the National Extended Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full BTEC National Extended Diploma at D*D*D.

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

We consider the National Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full BTEC National Diploma at D*D plus grade B at A-level.

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

We consider the National Extended Certificate for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course.  Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full BTEC National Extended Certificate at D* plus grades AB at A-level. 

The subject of your BTEC qualification will be taken into consideration when making a decision on your offer. Please note that we do not accept General Studies as an A-level option and we do not accept A-level subjects which are the same as your BTEC qualification.

Please note that the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate must be studied alongside A-levels. We are unable to accept combinations of BTEC qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical qualifications

Cambridge Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma (CTEC)

We do not consider the Technical Extended Diploma for entry to this course.

Cambridge Level 3 Technical Diploma (CTEC)

We consider the Technical Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course (a full list of our accepted courses are listed on our website) . Entry requirements are based on the Cambridge Level 3 Technical Diploma with D*D* plus grade B at A Level .

Cambridge Level 3 Technical Foundation Diploma (CTEC)

We consider the Technical Foundation Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course ( a full list of our accepted courses are listed on our website) .  Entry requirements are based on achievement of the D* plus grades AB at A Level .  

Cambridge Level 3 Technical Extended Certificate (CTEC)

We do not consider the Technical Extended Certificate for entry to this course.

The subject of your CTEC and A Levels will be taken into consideration when making a decision on your offer.  Alternative requirements will apply depending on your predicted grades for the CTEC and A Levels.  We will not accept General Studies as an A Level option.  We will not accept A Level subjects which are the same as your CTEC.

Access to HE Diploma

60 credits overall in the Access to Higher Education Diploma, with 45 credits at level 3. Of those 45 credits at level 3, 30 credits must be passed with distinction plus 15 credits at merit.

In addition, applicants should have GCSE Mathematics at grade B (or 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) and English Language at grade B (or grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6, or equivalent. Where GCSE Mathematics/English Language is not at grade B (or 6) then 6 credits of Mathematics/English must be taken at level 3 and passed with merit.

Cambridge Pre-U

We consider applicants offering Pre-U Principal Subjects, or a mix of Pre-U and A Level subjects, provided a minimum of three distinct subjects overall is taken.

We require you to achieve D3 D3 M2 over 3 Principal Subjects.

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Schools may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

Home-schooled applicants

If you have followed a non-standard educational route and have been, for example, educated at home, your application will be considered against the standard entry criteria of the course to which you applied. You will be required to demonstrate that you meet the academic entry requirements as specified for the course. We will also require a reference which should be written by somebody who knows you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. Please refer to UCAS for further information: UCAS reference guidelines

English language

GCSE/IGCSE English language (either as a first or second language)

Grade B or Grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England

O Level English language

Grade B

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

6.5 overall, with no less than 6 in any individual component

Test of English as a Foreign Language - internet based (TOEFL)

90 overall, with no less than 22 in any individual component

C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Grade C

If your English language qualification is not listed please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Team for guidance on the suitability of your qualification.

Pre-sessional courses

If your score is only slightly below our English language entry requirements we may decide to offer you a place subject to attending a six-week academic pre-sessional English language course at the University. Our undergraduate admissions team will contact any eligible applicants. Full details including application deadlines, course fees and how to apply to the University Language Centre are available 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.

Application and selection

How to apply

Apply through  UCAS .

Advice to applicants

Mitigating circumstances may be personal or family illness, other family circumstances, change of teachers during a course, problems with school facilities or an unusual curriculum followed by your school or college. We recommend that information on mitigating circumstances that have affected or are likely to affect your academic performance will be included in the referee's report. We cannot usually take into account information that is supplied after an adverse decision has been made on an application by the admitting School. If you encounter mitigating circumstances after you have submitted your application, please inform the admissions staff in the School to which you applied as soon as possible.

Where mitigating circumstances have already been taken into account, for example by the relevant exam board, we will not be able to make further allowances.

Unit grade

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will form the consideration of application.

A*

Alliance Manchester Business School does not issue offers on the Grade A* as standard practice. It may however be taken into account at the point of confirmation to inform decisions on candidates who have narrowly missed the terms of their offer.

A-levels in a native or heritage language

We consider applications holistically taking into consideration the overall educational environment. Where native langue A levels are offered we will consider them in line with other subjects that the student has undertaken.

How your application is considered

Predicted Grades

Strong examination results are the main factor in admitting students to our courses. We consider other information to ensure we admit students with the most outstanding potential. This is assessed within a structured framework and includes prior and predicted grades. Your referee should give realistic grade predications for all qualifications that you are currently studying at the top of their reference. If you attend a non-UK school or college that does not provide predicted grades your referee should explain this policy within their reference. Further guidance for referees is provided by UCAS (www.ucas.com).

Skills, knowledge, abilities, interests

We are looking for evidence of your interest in this subject, and your commitment to studying it.

Interview requirements

We do not as a rule interview applicants. However, we reserve the right to interview candidates with non-standard backgrounds, eg. Mature students and students aged under 17.

Returning to education

The University encourages applications from applicants returning to education after employment or other experience. Your application will be considered against the standard entry criteria of the course to which you applied. However, we recognise that standard selection measures and procedures may not enable you to demonstrate fully your suitability for your chosen course. Where appropriate, admissions staff will seek and consider alternative evidence in order to give you equivalent consideration. Where they deem this alternative evidence to meet entry criteria fully, you will not be required to meet the standard academic entry requirements.

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

International applicants will be assessed against the standard entry criteria of the course to which they are applying.

Deferrals

Applications for deferred entry are considered equally to other applications up to the point of confirmation. Deferred entry is granted on the discretion of admissions staff, and is normally granted for one year only and 2 years at the maximum. Some English Language test results, such as IELTS or TOEFL, are only valid for two years from the test date.

Policy for applicants who resit their qualifications

We consider applicants who are resitting their qualifications. Whilst we do not increase our entry requirements for the first resit this would be considered for subsequent resits.

Re-applications

If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry.  In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved.  We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course. If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should provide additional evidence of your suitability for the course. If you are applying through clearing you are required to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and clearing the places will be subject to availability.

Transfers

Transfers from students outside the University of Manchester to a course in our school are not considered without a full application through UCAS.  You may be asked to provide clarification of the reasons for a transfer as well as a transcript of grades from your current institution.Requests for transfers from students already attending the University of Manchester will be considered on a case by case basis with regards to our entry requirements for academic level and English language ability.  Where a request to transfer comes from an internal candidate we will normally consider you for year one entry and your current academic transcript of grades will be considered alongside your request to transfer.  All requests to transfer to Alliance  Manchester Business School should be sent in writing to the Undergraduate Admissions Team by email initially, ug-mbs@manchester.ac.uk .

Course details

Course description

Please note, this course has been relaunched and the information below may differ for September 2019 entry. The new course content, including course units, will be updated shortly.

Developed in collaboration with  Tech Partnership Degrees  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.

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, guru lectures, student mentoring and a range of professional development activities.

This course is also available with a one-year work placement - view BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business with Industrial Experience course details .

Aims

The Information Technology Management for Business degree is home to future leaders of the IT industry. Together with your outstanding fellow students from around the world, you will learn the application of technology within the modern workplace across diverse industries. Everything on the IT Management for Business programme is focused on the application of practice, enabling you to understand the real life challenges faced by industry.

No previous technology experience is required to join the programme, only a passion for harnessing innovation and creativity to improve the management of IT.

Special features

  • Complete team projects set by employers such as Jaguar Land Rover and SAS, the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market.
  • Bi-annual on-campus ITMB showcase and recruitment events - present your project work to the likes of Accenture, IBM, Credit Suisse, Northgate and Procter & Gamble. Visit our YouTube channel  to watch a short film about the employer showcase events.
  • Bi-annual Tech Partnership north and south events include business challenges, competitions, graduate and placement student panels, 'meet the employers' sessions and drop-in careers clinics with support from employers such as Capgemini, Logica, HP, Asda and Shell.
  • Employer mentoring scheme - current mentors include the BBC, BT, Deloitte and IBM.
  • Guru lectures and skills workshops provided by BT, CSC, Deloitte, Accenture, Teach First, and Unilever.

Teaching and learning

You will normally study four or five course units per semester. Each week there are usually two hours of lectures for each course unit and a one hour workshop in alternate weeks, although this varies slightly. You are expected to double this in private study. Group work and group or individual presentations will form a regular part of your assignments.

Coursework and assessment

Essays, multiple choice tests, project reports and presentations, in-class tests and weekly assignments constitute the coursework component of assessment, although the nature and proportion of coursework varies across course units. The remainder of assessment is by unseen examination. Depending on the degree course, in your final year you can choose to do a research-based dissertation or project. We aim to strike a balance between examinations and assessed coursework as well as providing opportunities for feedback on progress through non-assessed work.

Course unit details

You take courses totalling 360 credits over the duration of your studies in order to graduate with Honours; 120 credits in each year of study. Generally, one semester courses are worth 10 credits and full year courses are worth 20 credits. As your studies progress you have increasing flexibility in choosing courses which suit your personal interests and career aspirations.

Course content for year 1

Please note, this course has been relaunched for 2019 and the course units below will be updated soon.

Project work integrates business and IT throughout the ITMB programme. Our current first year Integrative Team Project course unit is supported by Credit Suisse and will put your skills to the test in the development of an application to solve a real business problem.

In addition to undertaking foundation level courses in IT, you will also undertake courses in Marketing, Economics and Work Psychology. By the end your first academic year you will have presented your team project to employers at two employer showcases and participated in skills sessions delivered by companies such as KPMG, Deloitte, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Course units for year 1

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Economic Principles BMAN10001 10 Mandatory
Marketing Foundations BMAN10101 10 Mandatory
Integrative Team Project 1 BMAN10690 20 Mandatory
Introduction to Work Psychology BMAN10872 10 Mandatory
Software Application Design and Development BMAN11000 20 Mandatory
Academic and Professional Practice BMAN11030 10 Mandatory
Database Design and Development BMAN11041 10 Mandatory
Fundamentals of Information Systems BMAN11052 10 Mandatory
Fundamentals of Data Analytics BMAN11060 20 Mandatory

Course content for year 2

Please note, this course has been relaunched for 2019 and the course units below will be updated soon.  

What sets the ITMB programme at Manchester apart is our ability to provide you with the opportunity to customise your programme of study to ensure that it fulfils a learning experience that meets your individual goals.

During your second year of study you will undertake core course units in Business Analysis, Digital Strategy, User Experience Design and Data Analytics. Our current second year Integrative Team Project is supported by Proctor and Gamble, where you will be tasked with the undertaking of a yearlong team consultancy project, the result of which will be showcased to employers at the end of both semesters.

Course units for year 2

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Law in a Management Context BMAN10901 10 Optional
Consumer Behaviour BMAN20271 10 Optional
Intermediate Management Accounting BMAN21040 20 Optional
Managing Projects BMAN22061 20 Optional
Business Law 1: Law, Business Liabilities and the Consumer BMAN24042 10 Optional
Creativity, Design & Entrepreneurship BMAN24241 20 Optional
Marketing Communications in the Digital Age BMAN24352 20 Optional
Sustainable Business BMAN24372 20 Optional
Economic Analysis I: Firm Market and the Economy BMAN24431 20 Optional
Foundations of Strategy and Innovation BMAN24442 20 Optional

Course content for year 3

Please note, this course has been relaunched for 2019 and the course units below will be updated soon.

Your final year provides an in-depth view of big data and business analytics, IT risk and architecture.

You will gain practical skills in the design and application of business IT architectures through a core unit developed with IBM, which applies a case study from the global technology giant. You will also undertake your own final year research project - the development of an IT solution to a business problem which will encompass; investigation, requirement analysis, design and evaluation of your proposed solution. Previous ITMB students have studied a variety of topics including; how large corporations use technology to manage teams across geographic locations and time zones, IT provision in the treatment of diabetes in the NHS, and investigated the implications of the rise in social networking on management.

Course units for year 3

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Business IT Architecture BMAN30732 10 Mandatory
ITMB Final Year Project BMAN31260 40 Mandatory
Modelling of Dynamic Business Systems BMAN31561 10 Mandatory
Marketing Strategy BMAN31302 20 Optional
Services Marketing Management BMAN31312 20 Optional
Foundations of Supply Chain Management BMAN31451 10 Optional
Retail Marketing BMAN31461 20 Optional
Marketing and Society BMAN31621 20 Optional
Advanced Strategic Management BMAN31731 20 Optional
Economic Analysis II: Corporate Development, Growth and Strategy BMAN31881 20 Optional
Global Management, People and the Digital Divide BMAN31891 20 Optional
Innovation and Markets BMAN31911 20 Optional
Sustainable Business In Society BMAN31942 20 Optional
Digital Economy: Platforms, AI and The Business BMAN31952 20 Optional
Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing BMAN31972 20 Optional
International Competitiveness and Innovation BMAN31992 20 Optional
People Management and Change BMAN32091 10 Optional
Displaying 10 of 17 course units for year 3

Scholarships and bursaries

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

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.

Course collaborators

The distinctive feature of this group of programmes is the strategic involvement of world-class firms within the IT sector who partner with Alliance Manchester Business School to provide input to the course, in the form of prestigious `guru' lectures, real business problems or projects, and mentoring.

The degree has been introduced and directly supported by business and commercial input, with the UK government's Department for Education (DfE) and Tech Partnership Degrees leading the course. Recognised by government as the Industrial Partnership for the Information Economy, the Tech Partnership is central to government industrial strategy - it is the skills arm of the Information Economy Council.

What our students say

'I chose my course because although I loved information technology, I wasn't one of the programming type. I also loved business so the combination of the two was perfect. Alliance Manchester Business School offers additional opportunities to aid you such as workshops and providing you with an employer for guidance from companies such as IMB and Deloitte - mine's been really helpful.'

- Olivia Potts

'I am general secretary of the ITMB society, as well as taking part in many competitions run by universities and companies across the country. An example would be the IBM university business challenge, which places competitors as directors of a company across several rounds, and requires you to make decisions about how much to produce and spend on marketing for example. This really improves your business acumen, and puts much of the theory learnt at university into practice.'

- Thomas Anderson

More current students share their experience of studying BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business on our YouTube channel

Facilities

John Rylands University Library is renowned as one of the most extensive libraries in the world. This is complemented by our specialist business and management Precinct Library which provides a dedicated service to Alliance MBS undergraduates. There is increasing provision of information via various web-based services and much of your reading material will be available through e-journals. These and other standard computing services, such as access to the internet and word processing, are available through computer clusters across campus in departmental buildings, libraries and halls of residence. Many buildings in and around the campus are also equipped with free wifi access.

Personal development plans

PDPs are aimed at helping you develop awareness of generic transferable and subject-specific skills, improve independent learning and provide a record of your academic learning and achievement.

Academic advisors

All new Alliance MBS students are allocated an academic advisor who you will meet in regular sessions as part of a first-year course unit. Where possible, you will keep the same academic advisor throughout your time here. Your advisor will support you throughout your studies on matters of an academic nature, from providing feedback on a practice essay in preparation for your `formal' assessment at the end of each semester to discussing your PDP or writing you a reference. We also have a dedicated undergraduate assessment and student support centre within the School, who will be your first point of contact for any ill health or other personal problems which are affecting your work.

Student mentoring

We operate a peer mentoring scheme which aims to provide you with a second or final year 'mentor' to provide practical assistance with orientation and induction as well as advice and information on any aspect of student life.

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email:  dass@manchester.ac.uk

Careers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you will apply technology-based solutions to strategic problems, presenting your ideas with confidence and managing their implementation.

What jobs do our ITMB graduates go into? Examples of jobs recent ITMB graduates have gone onto include: IT consultant, trainee marketing manager, technical analyst, IT first line analyst and finance test analyst.

Who employs them? A wide range of companies including Credit Suisse, eBay, Bank of New York Mellon and IBM.

All examples are taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Employer support for ITMB

'The absolutely unique thing about the ITMB degree is the amount of employer involvement, which I think is so important.' Jenny Taylor, Head of Graduate Recruitment, IBM

'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

Associated organisations

You are encouraged to join the British Computer Society as a student member.