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The Manchester MBA - who will you become?

Since our inception in the 1960's, Alliance Manchester Business School has developed a worldwide reputation for providing exceptional business and management education. Today, our intensive 18-month Full-time MBA delivers the competitive edge, international experience and added value other shorter programmes simply cannot match.

Our applied, practical approach ensures you get a thorough grounding in business theory, then the opportunity to put it into practice with live consultancy projects and internships with high-profile, global companies.

Our unique hands-on approach to learning means you will get up to 900 client-facing hours during the programme - providing you with an opportunity to test your theories immediately in real world situations and ensuring you won't feel completely removed from the commercial world.

The 18 month programme includes:

  • Not-for-Profit Project with real client in NFP sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Project
  • UK Consultancy Project with real client in business sector
  • Internship (optional, usually paid)
  • International Exchange Programme (optional)
  • Electives in Manchester or with our Global MBA in Dubai, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore (optional)
  • Additional personal project or dissertation (optional)
  • International Business Project with a multinational
MBS is consistently ranked as one of the World's leading schools. We score particularly highly in rankings which show the value we can bring to your career:

  • According to the FT, MBA students can expect a 96% salary increase three years after graduation. Alliance MBS is also placed at 12th in the world for career progressForbes (ROI): 6th in the world, outside the US.
The Manchester MBA is transformational. Not only do we prepare you to become outstanding business leaders/entrepreneurs, we also place an important emphasis on people and how to manage and motivate them successfully. We achieve this through our intellectually stimulating classroom teaching combined with real-life client projects and the development of management/leadership skills.

In the important UK government Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), MBS is ranked second of all UK universities for research power and 4th for depth and breadth of research. Our original research is transferred to our MBAs through the quality of our teaching particularly in the MBA electives. 

The Manchester MBA programme is truly global in all aspects: typically 30 nationalities per cohort, alumni across 169 countries, 5 global centres, international projects and exchanges.   

Programme Info

Programme Title: Full-time MBA Programme
Type of Course: Full-time MBA
Course Duration: 18 months, including 10 week optional Internship and 10-15 week optional International Exchange
Starting Date: 30 August 2016
Application Deadline: Staged Admissions (see MBS website for stage deadlines). Final deadlines: 2 June 2016 (non-EU) and 1 July 2016 (EU)
Accreditation: Triple Accreditation: AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS
Rankings: Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015: The 2016 Financial Times survey ranks our MBA 7th in the UK, 14th in Europe and 38th in the world.

Ratio of applicants to places: 5:1
Number of nationalities: 28 countries
Male: Female Ratio: 65%/35%
Age Range (middle 80%): 25-35 
Average Age: 29
Length of Work Experience: average 6 years (mid 80% range 3 - 10 years) Admission Requirements Minimum years of work experience: 3 years (with evidence of good career progression and leadership)
University degree: Bachelor (or substantial work experience)
GMAT Range: 500-770 
GMAT Average: 625
Median GMAT: 640
English test: TOEFL IBT 90 /IELTS 6.5 /CPE 
References: 2 (work related)
Language fluency: English Costs Application fees: N/A
Tuition fees (for complete programme 18 months): 41,000 UK Pounds 
Estimate for living expenses (for complete programme 18-months): 15,200 UK Pounds (approx. 24,000 USD)
Scholarships available: 20,000, 10,000 & 5,000 UK Pounds (no additional application required, min GMAT 600)  

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Alumni

As a Manchester MBA graduate, you will be part of a global community which is proud to be associated with the School and dedicated to improving the MBA for current and future students.

With over 50,000 alumni across 169 countries, our global footprint reaches high-performing individuals in business, management, governance and industry all around the world.

 

Your connection with our alumni community begins as soon as you step through the door and continues long after you leave. You will benefit from constantly evolving networking opportunities with an increasing number of likeminded people as our alumni base grows.

 

 

Contacts

Address: Alliance Manchester Business School,
Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PB
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 275 6414 
Website:www.mbs.ac.uk/mba
Email:mba@mbs.ac.uk
Dean: Professor Fiona Devine
MBA Academic Programme Director: Prof Elaine Ferneley
MBA Admission Director:
 Helen Dowd, Full-timeMBA.
Admissions@manchester.ac.uk

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