Alliance Manchester Business School

Location Manchester, England
Established 1965
Famous Courses MBA, Business, Economics
Key Information
Location Manchester, England
Established 1965
Famous Courses MBA, Business, Economics


Alliance Manchester Business School (MBS) is the business school of the University of Manchester. The 2020 Financial Times survey ranks Manchester's MBA 5th in the UK, 11th in Europe, 45th in the world, making it a leading MBA outside of London and Oxbridge.

MBS offers 14 undergraduate programs with industrial experience, 16 postgraduate programs, and full-time flexible MBA program of 18, 15, or 12 months. The MBA program has triple accreditation by AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS and the finance programs are partnered with CFA Institute.

MBS also offers a unique opportunity to receive an MBA from two top universities. The Kelly-Manchester Global MBA combines the world's best online MBA teaching with immersive, face-to-face teaching twice a year at a choice of eight global locations.

Alliance Manchester Business School is one of the foremost centres for business and management studies in the world and is also ranked second in the UK for business research power (REF 2014), focussing on the application of this knowledge throughout our programmes.

Services for International Students

The University of Manchester has a full range of on-campus health facilities with doctors, nurses and dentists. All students have full access to the health centre and all health care fees are fully covered by the National Health Service for full time students.


2021 QS World University Rankings

  • 1st in the UK and 5th in the world for operations, project and supply chain management
  • 2nd in the UK and 9th in the world for business analytics
  • 3rd in the UK and 9th in the world for marketing
  • 5th in the UK and 24th in the world for management
  • 7th in the UK and 24th in the world for finance

Financial Times 2020 Global MBA Ranking

  • 5th in the UK, 11th in Europe, 45th in the world
  • 1st in the UK and 3rd globally for CSR
  • Average salary increase of 103% within three years

2020 Times Higher Education World University Ranking

  • 3rd in the UK for accounting and finance
  • 5th in the UK for business and management


The University of Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation options for all students, and guarantees a place in University managed accommodation for international students.


Manchester is located three hours north of London by train and is a city with a world famous reputation for sport and culture. The city is home to some of Britain’s finest art galleries, theatres and museums, with the fantastic and unique architecture of the city's industrial past and vibrant present providing a beautiful backdrop to your stay in the city.

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