What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Professional Skills

  • Qualitative Research Methods

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Markets and Customers

  • Understanding Management in Context

  • Global Challenges/Summer School

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Managing Equality and Diversity

  • Quantitative Research Methods

  • Human Resource Management

  • Personal Management Development

  • Managing Operations and Systems

  • Global Challenge

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Reflecting on Management Practice 1

  • Applied Research Project

  • Managing Finance

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Strategic Management

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More about this course

This distinctive course aims to attract high-calibre applicants, offers an excellent student experience and produces graduates who are in demand with employers. Few UK business schools run this type of innovative programme, integrating undergraduate and postgraduate study to offer a Masters-level qualification.

Developed in consultation with business, the MBus allows you to develop an understanding of the global social and economic context for management. It will also enhance your leadership and management skills. The course has a strong emphasis on employability and encompasses two six-month work placements.

Teaching is more individualised on the MBus, with a shift away from traditional lectures and seminars and towards a workshop-based approach. With a focus on research, inspirational tutors and superb facilities, you'll enjoy an exceptional environment in which to build your portfolio of marketable business skills. Coupled with the experience gained on the placements, this means that our graduates are ready to enter rewarding management roles.

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Tailor your course by studying business as a core subject with one of four complementary specialist areas.

One of very few universities to offer a four-year business programme with an integrated masters.

Learn with state-of-the-art business software in our inspiring Grade II listed buildings.

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Study abroad and gain valuable and life-enriching experience as part of your degree.

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Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 120 points. Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications 

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

Alternative qualifications 

  • IB Diploma: 32 points.
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with a minimum of 30 credits at distinction and 15 credits at merit.

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

120 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Future Prospects

Due to the two work placements and the nature of the programme, you'll be well prepared for a role in management after graduation.

Recent graduates from related courses in Hull University Business School have gone on to work with companies including Deloitte, the Prince’s Trust, npower, Humberside Police, Smith & Nephew, the Civil Service, Asda and Deutsche Bank. Positions secured include working as financial analysts, marketing managers, property managers and quality assurance managers.

The emphasis on research-informed teaching and extensive opportunities to carry out research means the MBus also offers a strong foundation for anyone wishing to undertake a PhD.