Alliance Manchester Business School MBA rankings & accreditations

Alliance Manchester Business School offers one of the top MBA programmes in the world. This is confirmed through our consistently high independent rankings in the major MBA league tables.

Our students often cite that they have chosen our MBA programmes due to our strong industry connections, the high graduate starting salaries they are likely to receive, and to aid their future career progression.

MBA Rankings

The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2016


Bloomberg Business Week

  • Bloomberg Business Week ranked Alliance MBS at 19th in the world and 9th in the alumni survey.

MBA Accreditation

A number of accreditation bodies exist to provide independent validation of MBA Programmes. Accreditation provides you with quality assurance and security that Alliance MBS is serious and thorough in its educational provision and strategy.

We are one of the few schools worldwide to gain the approval of all three MBA accrediting bodies:

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The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business focuses on overall quality and continuous improvement. Only a select number of UK schools have achieved accreditation. Its headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri.


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The Association of MBAs - is market-driven and international in focus. Ours was the first distance learning MBA to be accredited for the maximum five years.


The European Quality Improvement System - is the accreditation arm of the European Foundation for Management Education (EFMD). It emphasises internationalism and real world relevance.