MBA The Kelley-Manchester Global MBA / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2 years (part-time)
Entry requirements
  • At least three years of professional experience with strong career progression and a recognised degree, or eight to ten years of managerial experience instead of a recognised degree
  • Successful completion of one of the following tests: Manchester Admissions Test (one hour online test), GMAT or GRE
  • Excellent team working, communication, professional and interpersonal skills

For full entry requirements, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

The intake for the Kelley-Manchester Global MBA is in July every year.

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.

If you have any questions during the application process, please don't hesitate to contact us:  l +44 (0)161 275 7212

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

This part-time MBA is delivered by Alliance Manchester Business School and US-based Kelley School of Business, a world-leader in online MBA teaching. Together, the schools offer a combined legacy of nearly 150 years of innovation in business and management education.

The Kelley-Manchester Global MBA enables ambitious executives to study an MBA while they continue working. It is a great opportunity to experience both American and British MBA teaching, giving you new perspectives that will boost your CV in the highly-competitive international job market.

Open days

We attend MBA fairs across the world and we offer one-to-one consultations to all applicants in person or by phone/Skype. For further information, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.


The fee for the Kelley-Manchester MBA is $65,000 and can be paid in instalments.

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).


We offer a number of scholarships for exceptional applicants to the value of:

  • $5,000
  • $10,000
  • $15,000

All applicants will automatically be considered for scholarships when they apply.

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 .

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