Alliance Manchester Business School is part of the prestigious University of Manchester, one of the leading research institutions in the world, with 25 Nobel laureates among its students and staff.

Created in 1824, and with more than 43,000 students and 12,000 staff, the University of Manchester is the largest campus-based university in the UK. It is a world-class centre of research with particular expertise in energy, advanced materials, cancer, global inequalities and industrial biotechnology.

There is only one Manchester MBA.

Whichever pathway of the Manchester MBA you choose and wherever you study, you get the same Internationally renowned faculty, the same innovative teaching and learning methods and, crucially, the same qualification — an MBA from one of the most prestigious business schools in the world.


Full-time MBA

The Manchester Full-time MBA is one of the world's most practical MBA programmes. You will gain unbeatable experience for your CV by taking on three consultancy projects with real clients. It doesn't get more hands-on than that!

Our MBA course gives you the flexibility to study over 18 or 15 months. You will benefit from personal career support, an international alumni network, electives at five global centres, internship opportunities and more. Plus, you will join a diverse, supportive community of MBA students from around the world. This is a great opportunity to study at one of the UK's most popular universities, at the heart of one of the UK's most exciting cities!

Duration: 18 or 15  months

Cost: £47,000

Experience required: 3 years professional experience

Next intake: September 2023

Final deadline: May 2023

Scholarships and discounts: Scholarships available ranging from 15 – 50% of fees


Global MBA

The Manchester Global part-time MBA is designed for experienced professionals from all industries. This international MBA is taught through blended learning, so you can study while you continue to work full-time. This means you can apply the skills and knowledge you learn immediately to solve your business challenges.

What is blended learning? You can study this part-time MBA at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Our study format combines online teaching with face-to-face workshop residentials three times a year. The workshops are a great opportunity to learn from talented peers from all industry sectors.

You will study core business and management courses and take on a challenging business project. You’ll also choose specialist electives in areas that interest you. To help you grow your global network, these electives can be studied at one of our global campus locations in Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.

Duration: 24 months (accelerated 18 months study options available)

Cost: £31,000

Experience required:  At least 3 years professional experience with strong career progression and a recognised degree, or eight to ten years managerial experience instead of a recognised degree.

Next intake: January 2023

Final deadline: 30 November 2022

Scholarships and discounts: Fee discounts available for early applications


Global Executive MBA

Are you a senior manager, high-level executive or experienced entrepreneur? The Global Executive MBA is an 18-month accelerated pathway of the Global MBA for a closed cohort of senior MBA candidates.

This MBA degree will equip you to lead effectively through uncertainty, seize opportunities to innovate in an ever-changing business landscape, and solve the complex business challenges you face every day in a senior role.

While our Global MBA gives you the flexibility to dial up or decrease the amount of global travel, the Global Executive MBA will immerse you in our global study locations. You will attend four core workshop residentials as a cohort in Manchester, Dubai and Hong Kong for greater exposure to international business culture, then choose your own electives at any of our 5 global centres. 

An intense, challenging and exclusive programme that will take your leadership global!

Duration: 18 months 

Cost: £40,500

Experience required:  Substantial and significant professional experience in management roles. Applicants should currently be in a senior leadership position influencing the company’s strategy, decisions and goals. 

Next intake: January 2023

Final deadline: 30 November  2022

Scholarships and discounts: Scholarships available


Kelley-Manchester MBA

This part-time MBA is delivered by Alliance Manchester Business School and US-based Kelley School of Business, a world-leader in online MBA teaching. Together, the schools offer a combined legacy of nearly 150 years of innovation in business and management education.

The Kelley-Manchester Global MBA enables ambitious executives to study an MBA while they continue working. It is a great opportunity to experience both American and British MBA teaching, giving you new perspectives that will boost your CV in the highly competitive international job market.

This blended learning MBA combines courses from Kelley's highly ranked online MBA with courses from Alliance Manchester Business School's flagship MBA. The Kelley-Manchester Global MBA degree offers a larger proportion of online MBA teaching than our Global Part-time MBA, but you still get the chance to study and network with your peers at immersive workshops across seven global locations.

Duration: 24 months

Cost: $65,000

Experience required: At least three years professional experience with strong career progression and a recognised degree, or eight to ten years managerial experience instead of a recognised degree.

Next intake: July 2023

Final deadline: May 2023

Scholarships and discounts: Scholarships available

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