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The Manchester MBA Degree

Challenge yourself. Change direction. Transform your career.

Whether you’re looking to study a full-time MBA, part-time MBA or mostly online MBA, choose Manchester to experience ’learning-by-doing’, live client projects, global study opportunities and the flexibility to customise your MBA degree.

Our triple-accredited MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a rigorous, highly-regarded business and management qualification that will be recognised wherever you go in the world and across any sector. 

You will learn about the global business environment and study the core foundations of business and management, including marketing, operations, accounting, finance and strategy. Alongside that, you will specialise in areas of your choice and undertake challenging business projects. You'll also study with a talented, diverse group of professionals from across the globe who will enrich your learning and open up a world of opportunities. Where can we take you?

Why study an MBA? You could be looking for a new challenge or a career change. Maybe you want to relocate to a different country or continent. You could be eager to take on a senior position more quickly, either in your current company or elsewhere. Or you may have secured company funding to study. Whatever your aspirations, the  Manchester MBA programme is an experience of a lifetime that will facilitate your success.

Your MBA choices

Full-time MBA

Full-time l Manchester + international opportunities l Min. 3 years’ experience | 18, 15 or 12 months

Global Part-time MBA

Part-time l 6 or 5 workshops + online l Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai or Singapore l Min. 3 years’ experience | 24 or 18 months

Kelley-Manchester Global MBA (Joint MBA with Kelley School of Business, USA)

Part-time l Online + 3 workshops l Indiana + Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Washington l Min. 3 years’ experience | 24 months

We're well connected

Wherever you are based, our expertise is never far away. We are the only UK business school with a presence in six global hubs. All of our centres have strong links with the local business community and we also have a global network of over 60,000 alumni, spread across 176 countries.
  • Manchester

    Alliance Manchester Business School was established in Manchester in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. We are now the UK's largest campus-based business and management school. Research-led, we deliver industry-focused business and management education at all levels.

  • dubai

    Established in 2006, the Middle East Centre is our fastest-growing overseas centre with one of the region's largest MBA communities. The centre delivers the Global Part-time MBA, MSc International Healthcare Leadership, Executive Education, MBA electives and the Full-time MBA Dubai Study Tour.

  • hong kong

    The East Asia Centre is located in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong and attracts executives from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, South China & Taiwan to study the Global Part-time MBA. It was our first overseas centre established in 1992 and also delivers electives for all our MBA programmes.

  • sao paulo

    The South America Centre was established in 2008 and delivers the Global Part-time MBA in conjunction with FGV-EBAPE, Brazil's most established business school. Students from our other MBA programmes can also visit the centre to study MBA Electives.

  • shanghai

    Located at the heart of Shanghai, our China Centre was established in 2008. It offers a range of programmes including the Global Part-time MBA, Tongji-Manchester Global MBA, a joint DBA with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Executive Education. The centre also hosts the Full-Time MBA China Study Tour and MBA Electives.

  • singapore

    As pioneers in transnational education, we've had a presence in Singapore since 1992 and opened the South East Asia Centre in 1999. Delivering the Global Part-time MBA, Executive Education and MBA electives, the centre is located in Singapore's central business district.

Facts and figures

Triple accreditation

Part of just 1% of business schools worldwide awarded triple accreditation status

Pie Chart Circle

One of Europe's top 10 business schools (FT Global MBA Rankings 2018)

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