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Alliance Manchester Business School

Booth Street West Manchester,
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United Kingdom


The reason for studying at Alliance Manchester Business School (Alliance MBS) is simple – we produce graduates who think differently. We provide you with the knowledge and ability to excel in today’s business environment. As part of The University of Manchester, Alliance MBS is one of the largest campus-based business and management schools in the UK and is ranked 36th in the world and 10th in Europe (FT Global Rankings 2018).

Alongside our main campus in the thriving student city of Manchester, we have international centers in Dubai, Hong Kong, São Paolo, Shanghai and Singapore, and an alumni community of 60,000 graduates based in 176 countries – giving us a truly global reach and outlook.

Alliance Manchester Business School is a research-led school within a research-led university. Given our scale and breadth we aim to tackle big, contemporary problems that require long-term research commitment, while encouraging teamwork across multiple academic disciplines. Research strengths include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Globalisation
  • Health
  • Innovation
  • Work and Management

On the Manchester Full-time MBA we ensure you get a thorough grounding in business theory, and give you the opportunity to put it into practice from day one with international projects, live consultancy work and internships with high profile, multinational corporations.

Our unique, hands-on approach to learning gives you more client-facing hours than almost any other MBA programme - nearly six months’ worth - so you can test theories immediately in real world situations and won’t feel completely removed from the commercial environment.

Take your international experience up a level: As well as the International Exchange Programme, benefit from an additional study abroad opportunity by choosing to take an elective offered on our Global (Part-time) MBA Programme. You could find yourself studying alongside professionals on our Part-time MBA in one of our global centres.

All Alliance MBS students benefit from access to a leading careers service, global alumni network, and strong connections with employers. We are the number one most targeted UK university by leading graduate employers (The High Fliers Report 2018).

As part of the University’s £1billion campus masterplan, the School will unveil an ambitious development that will have a major impact on the city of Manchester and the North West region.  The £85million Alliance MBS redevelopment involves a full exterior and interior refurbishment, including both office and teaching spaces that will be unveiled in late 2018.

Our courses will give you the tools for life. Our campus and city, the time of your life.

Manchester is one of the most vibrant and exciting destinations in the world – a place to study, learn and enjoy yourself.

Applications for September 2019 entry are processed from October 2018 onwards.

As there is high demand for our courses, we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. To find out our application deadline dates, 

You can apply before you complete your studies – make sure you include your latest transcripts with your supporting documents.

Our Postgraduate Careers Service offers you dedicated support from the moment you join us. It will help you develop your personal and professional skills, connect you with potential employers and improve your overall employability. 

The Alliance MBS Postgraduate Careers Service works closely with The University of Manchester Careers Service, giving you access to a large number of employers.

We are the number one most targeted UK university by leading graduate employers (High Fliers Report 2018). Alliance MBS graduates have secured positions at major global companies including Accenture, Airbus, BNY Mellon, Deloitte, Google, Manchester United, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, Shell, Sony and Tesco.

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