MBA Manchester Global MBA (Finance) (Accelerated) / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Coronavirus information for applicants and offer-holders

We understand that prospective students and offer-holders may have concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The University is following the advice from Universities UK, Public Health England and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Read our latest coronavirus information

Degree awarded
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
18 months (part-time)
How to apply

There are intakes for the Manchester Global MBA (Finance Accelerated) in January and July every year. You can enrol in Manchester or one of our global centres: Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.

To apply, you need to complete the Global MBA application form, take an admissions test and submit your supporting documents. Our friendly admissions team can advise you through every stage of the admission process. We can also put you in contact with current MBA students and alumni ambassadors.

For full details and deadlines, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website .

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

Are you an ambitious executive looking to increase your salary or change role, industry or location? Transform your career with this flexible part-time MBA degree.

The 18-month Manchester Global MBA (Finance Accelerated) programme is for candidates with professional accountancy qualifications such as ACCA and CIMA. You will study the same curriculum as our standard 24-month Global MBA but receive an exemption from the core business accounting and finance course.

Open days

Do you want to find out if an MBA is right for you or explore how it can help your career and personal development? We deliver regular information sessions and we offer one-to-one consultations to all prospective candidates. For further information, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.


The fee is £28,500 and can be paid in instalments each semester. We offer a discount of up to 7.5% for early applications and a 20% discount for University of Manchester alumni.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

Alliance Manchester Business School
Contact name
MBA Recruitment Team
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .

Courses in related subject areas

Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.

Regulated by the Office for Students

The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). The OfS aims to help students succeed in Higher Education by ensuring they receive excellent information and guidance, get high quality education that prepares them for the future and by protecting their interests. More information can be found at the OfS website.

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our regulations website.