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MEC courses and how to apply

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Manchester Enterprise Centre has been renamed the Masood Enterprise Centre in recognition of the support from the Masood family. 

MEC Courses and How to Apply

MEC (Masood Enterprise Centre) which is part of the Alliance Manchester Business School offer a range of enterprise course units which are open to all students from any subject background who are able to take free choice options as part of their degree structure. Most MEC courses do not require prior study or knowledge of business. Students on Exchange programmes and Visiting students are welcome to apply for MEC courses. All students must gain approval from their registering school before enrolling onto any MEC course. 

In choosing to take MEC courses you will:

- Discover how ideas are generated and developed into products and services;

- Gain knowledge about how businesses operate;

- Learn how to think entrepreneurially and apply entrepreneurial skills;

- Enhance your subject knowledge with practical enterprise skills and business theory;

- Give your employability a huge boost by being able to demonstrate some understanding about what makes a business successful and how you can help contribute to future success.

Whether you want to get a job with an existing company or set up your own business, studying one of our enterprise courses will make a positive impact on your career right from the start. 

You can view the unit brochure here

You may also be interested in Business and Management for all Programmes (BMaP) course units.

Applying for a MEC course

Once approval has been given from your registering school you can self-enrol onto MEC courses. If you have any problems with self-enrolment please contact stating your name, student number, registering school and the course code and title of the course you wish to enrol on. You will then receive confirmation of your enrolment status.

Timetable information can be found here.

MEC Free Choice Courses 2019/20 (*Please note this list is provisional and could be subject to change) 

Exploring Enterprise   MCEL10001  10 credits 
Entrepreneurial Skills   MCEL10002  10 credits 
Tools and Techniques for Enterprise   MCEL30001/30002 10 credits 
Advanced Technology Enterprise   MCEL30011/30012  10 credits 
Interdisciplinary Sustainable Development    MCEL30022 10 credits 
Enterprise Management for Computer Scientists    MCEL30031 10 credits
Managing Finances in Enterprises for Computer Scientists    MCEL30032 10 creidts 
Enterprise Strategy and Marketing   MCEL30051  10 credits 
Enterprise Feasibility   MCEL30052  10 credits 
Sustainable Commercial Development (EEE)   MCEL30102 10 creidts
Advanced Technology Enterprise   MCEL40002 15 credits 
Advanced Technology Enterprise for EEE   MCEL40011 15 credits
Enterprise Strategy and Marketing   MCEL40031  15 credits 
Business Feasibility Study (Computational based degrees only)    MCEL40042 15 credits


You can find more information about MEC and our courses via the website here.

If you require any further information, please contact the Undergraduate Office at tel: 0161 306 3400 or call into the MSc & UG Programme Services office situated in Room 2.091 in Alliance Manchester Business School.