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MBA Global Executive MBA / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Business Admin
Duration
18 months
Entry requirements

The Global Executive MBA is for our most senior MBA candidates, places are limited and entry is competitive. We deliberately aim to admit a cohort of senior leaders from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.

To apply, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Substantial and significant professional experience in management roles
  • Significant international exposure (preferred)
  • Good undergraduate or master degree or international equivalent
  • Satisfactory admissions test:  We accept GMAT®, GMAC Executive Assessment, GRE® or Manchester Admissions Test
  • Proof of English competency (assessed throughout the admissions process)

If you do not have a degree, it may be possible to gain a place without a degree qualification. Your application will be considered through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).

To view more details on our entry requirements, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website .

Full entry requirements

How to apply
There are intakes for the Global Executive MBA in January and July. Please apply online through our application portal. Visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website for full details on how to apply.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

Are you a senior manager, high-level executive or experienced entrepreneur? The Global Executive MBA is an 18-month accelerated pathway of the Global MBA for a closed cohort of some of our most senior MBA candidates.

The Global Executive MBA will immerse you in our global study locations. You will attend four core workshop residentials as a cohort in Manchester, Dubai and Hong Kong for greater exposure to international business culture (we will provide 26 nights of accommodation across the three core global workshops locations). You will then choose two electives with a workshop residential at any of our global centres: Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, Shanghai or Singapore.

Open days

We run regular information sessions and offer online consultations for prospective students. These sessions are a great opportunity to discuss which MBA programme is right for you and explore how an MBA could enhance your career and personal development. For further details, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website .

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

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Contact name
MBA Recruitment Team
Email
Website
https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/study/mba/global-executive/
School/Faculty
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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