Alliance Manchester MBA
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At Alliance MBS, we produce creative, resilient and socially-responsibly graduates who will thrive in the technological age. We continuously update our curriculum to ensure it focuses on the business challenges you will face as a leader, now and in the future. You will learn to navigate uncertainty and confidently take on complex challenges. Our experiential approach, The Manchester Method, focuses on group work, practicebased learning and reflection. We don’t just give you the theory; we show you how to use it to get immediate results. Our approach produces highly employable MBAs who challenge the status quo in a rapidly changing world.
The Manchester MBA continues to equip our students with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience required to thrive in a market where change has become constant. What differentiates our MBA is the practical nature of the programme, with students working on three real-world consulting projects and potentially an internship. Our recruiters value the fact that the world-class academic input is supported by this practical approach, which gets them comfortable with applying their learning within a diverse environment. Some of our key recruiters include American Express, Citigroup, Amazon, Microsoft, J&J, AT Kearney and the ‘big four’ firms; students are often hired through their internships as well as direct to full time roles. Our alumni go on to achieve great success in their careers and we are proud to be part of their journey
Solve real business challenges with one of the world’s most practical MBAs
Get the global edge:
– 30 nationalities on average
– International client consultancy
– Study abroad opportunities
– Alumni across 176 countries
Build your own MBA –
your options include:
– Shanghai and Dubai study tours
– Elective courses in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore. We also run electives in additional locations, currently Tokyo.
– Business simulation
– International exchange
A holistic MBA:
– Develop critical thinking, creativity and confidence
– Boost your collaboration and communication skills
– Learn to navigate uncertain, complex situations
– Improve your resilience
– Focus on social responsibility
– Access careers support and mentoring
Manchester is a hub for finance, professional services, manufacturing, sport, health innovation, creative and digital. The city and the university are extremely multicultural and embrace diversity. Our innovative city is home to a number of $1bn ‘unicorn’ tech companies and start-up accelerators. Few cities can match Manchester when it comes to campaigning for a better world. From women’s suffrage to free trade, it all started here. Manchester is a city of firsts – from splitting the atom to building the world’s first computer and isolating graphene. Manchester’s mascot is the worker bee a symbol of hard work and enterprise. Bees are found across the city, including our on campus sculpture ‘Beejing’ which celebrates Manchester-China links.
Entry is competitive and we take a holistic view when we evaluate candidates. We’re looking for the most talented MBAs with the highest potential. It’s not just about having the most experience or the best test results. Our MBA requirements assess many factors, including your education, career progression, and leadership and entrepreneurship qualities. To ensure that our cohorts are as diverse as possible, we recruit MBA students from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
During the MBA admission process, we will review all aspects of your application equally (your application form, essays, references, CV, degree, professional qualifications, admission test score, English level and interview). Our MBA admissions committee will assess each element against the MBA eligibility criteria below and make a decision. We hope to welcome you to Manchester soon!