MBA Manchester Full-Time MBA / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Business Administration
18 or 15 months (full-time)
Entry requirements
  • Minimum of three years' post-graduation work experience with strong, consistent career progression and achievement
  • Good undergraduate degree or international equivalent
  • Satisfactory GMAT ® , GRE ® (or MAT in some circumstances)
  • International exposure (valued)
  • Entrepreneurial experience (valued)
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence and personal qualities

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

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Typically there are 100 students per class representing 30 nationalities.
How to apply

To apply for the Full-time MBA you will need to submit the online application form and the application documents listed below:

  • CV
  • Admission essay
  • Degree transcript(s) and certificate(s) or professional qualifications
  • Admissions test report: GMAT, GRE (or MAT in some circumstances)
  • English Language score report (if applicable)
We also require at least one reference (we will email your referees our online reference form after you submit the application form). Please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website to view full details of the application process.

Course options

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

Course overview

Are you an ambitious professional looking to transform yourself, your career and your life?

The Manchester Full-time MBA is one of the world's most practical MBAs. You will gain unbeatable experience for your CV by taking on three consultancy projects with real clients. It doesn't get more hands-on than that.

Our programme offers the flexibility to change programme length, personal careers support, an international alumni network, electives at five global centres, internship opportunities and more.

For full programme information, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.

Open days

Do you want to find out more about whether an MBA is right for you or how it could help your career? We deliver regular information sessions and offer one-to-one consultations to all prospective candidates.

For further information, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MBA (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £48,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £48,000

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

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 generous range of scholarships every year and all self-funding applicants are automatically considered as part of the admissions process. To view a full list of scholarships, please visit the Alliance Manchester Business School website .

All graduates of the University of Manchester or UMIST receive a loyalty bursary. This is a 20% discount on the tuition fees that they are personally funding.

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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