Why choose the Manchester MBA?

We offer a range of full-time MBA, part-time MBA and online MBA courses. Our MBA curriculum focuses on ’learning-by-doing’, global study opportunities and flexibility. You'll start by studying the global business environment and core business and management courses (accounting, finance, marketing, operations and strategy).

You'll also take on practical business projects and choose specialist electives. Our MBA cohorts are made up of talented professionals from across the globe. This international network will enrich your learning and open up a world of opportunities. 

Full-time MBA

The Manchester Full-time MBA degree 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, 15 or 12 months. You will benefit from personal career support, an international alumni network, electives at six 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, 15 or 12 months

Cost: £44,000

Experience required: three years professional experience

Next intake: September 2020 

Final deadline: May 2020

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


Global Part-time 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 two challenging business projects. You’ll also choose specialist electives in areas that interest you. To help you grow your global network, these electives can be studied overseas. Our choice of locations includes Dubai, Hong Kong, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore.

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

Cost: £29,500

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: January 2020 

Final deadline: November 2019

Scholarships and discounts: Fee discounts available for early applications



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 eight 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 2020

Final deadline: June 2020

Scholarships and discounts: Scholarships available


Address: Alliance Manchester Business School,
Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PB
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 275 6414 
Website: www.mbs.ac.uk/mba
Email: mba@mbs.ac.uk
Dean: Professor Fiona Devine
MBA Academic Programme Director: Prof Elaine Ferneley
MBA Admission Director: Helen Dowd, Full-timeMBA.