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 l Manchester + international opportunities l Min. 3 years’ experience | 18, 15 or 12 months
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
Part-time l Online + 3 workshops l Indiana + Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Washington l Min. 3 years’ experience | 24 months
Facts and figures
Part of just 1% of business schools worldwide awarded triple accreditation status
One of Europe's top 10 business schools (FT Global MBA Rankings 2018)
MBA events in a city near you
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Each year the new Full-time MBA class takes part in a 'hustle', where students pitch to win a coveted Vice President role on the student council. The student council was established to enhance the class’s student experience and consists of the President, VP Careers, VP Communications, VP Community, VP Finance, VP Social and VP Sports.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
At the latest Global MBA workshops in Manchester, we caught up with some students to find out more about their experience ten months into the programme
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Read how the Kelley-Manchester Global MBA made Leonard Zheng a more rounded professional
Friday, November 9, 2018
The rise of the “accidental manager” emerged as the key theme of a recent breakfast briefing at Alliance Manchester Business School which saw business decision makers meet to learn more about senior leader apprenticeships
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
“Since studying the MBA, my communication style has improved, I see the bigger picture more easily and I understand ‘high-level thinking’ in senior meetings better." Read how Owen Lloyd, Global MBA 2017 is applying his MBA as he progresses in his career at Bentley Motors.
Friday, July 27, 2018
On Friday 27th July, the University of Manchester China Centre Director, Ms. Sherry Fu was interviewed by Tencent Education for her views on transnational education and an increasingly popular learning format: blending digital classrooms and highly interactive face-to-face workshops.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
On 22nd July, the 2018 Kelley-Manchester Global MBA cohort embarked on their two-year MBA journey. The induction welcomed over 40 senior professionals from 19 countries and regions at Kelley's campus in Bloomington, Indiana.
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