Deadlines and key dates

Full-time MBA Application
Course start date - 29 August 2017

Application deadlines for 2017 entry

Stage Apply by Interview decision by
(for complete applications)
Final decision by
1 12 Sept 16 26 Sept 16 10 Oct 16
2 10 Oct 16 24 Oct 16 7 Nov 16
3 21 Nov 16 5 Dec 16 19 Dec 16
4 9 Jan 17 23 Jan 17 6 Feb 17
5 6 Feb 17 20 Feb 17 6 Mar 17
6 6 Mar 17 20 Mar 17 3 Apr 17
7 3 Apr 17 17 Apr 17 2 May 17
8 2 May 17 15 May 17 29 May 17
9 5 Jun17* 19 Jun 17 3 Jul 17
10 3 Jul 17** 17 Jul 17 31 Jul 17

* Final deadline for non-European Union applicants
** Final deadline for UK and European Union applicants

Interview/Assessment Dates

To provide flexibility, we provide different options for the Full-time MBA interview as follows:

  • Pre-scheduled assessment event on-campus in Manchester.
  • Personal appointment on-campus in Manchester on a date that is convenient for you.
  • Virtual interview/presentation using Skype or other appropriate technology.
  • Our MBA team also travel regularly to recruitment events around the world. Please see our Meet Us schedule to see if we will be in your country.

If your stage 1 application is successful the MBA Admissions Team will contact you to make arrangements for the interview/assessment according to your preference.