Full-time MBA

Alliance Manchester Business School

Program Description

Full-time MBA

Alliance Manchester Business School

Transform yourself, your career and your life

With six months of live client projects – more than any other MBA – the Manchester MBA is an experience of a lifetime. Our programme offers personalized careers support, live client projects, an international network, six global centers, the flexibility to customize your MBA and more. It will change the way you do business, forever.

Full MBA01

Programme overview

One MBA. Three exit points

You can complete the Full-time MBA in 18, 15 or 12 months. Please explore the three pathways to compare them.

Stage One
12 months 15 months 18 months
Sep-Dec Core Courses*
Not-for-Profit Project
Career Planning
1 Elective
Core Courses*
Not-for-Profit Project
Career Planning
1 Elective
Core Courses*
Not-for-Profit Project
Career Planning
Jan – Mar Core Courses*
Mergers & Acquisitions Project
Career Planning
2 Electives (run from Jan-Jun)
Core Courses*
Mergers & Acquisitions Project
Career Planning
1 Elective (run from Jan-Jun)
Core Courses*
Mergers & Acquisitions Project
Career Planning
Apr-Jun Core Courses*
Commercial Business Project
Career Planning
2 Electives (cont’d from Jan)
Core Courses*
Commercial Business Project
Career Planning
1 Elective (cont’d from Jan)
Core Courses*
Commercial Business Project
Career Planning
Stage Two
12 months 15 months 18 months
Jul – Aug International Business Project AND
Choose 1 of the following:
  • Elective
  • Business Simulation
Choose 1 of the following:
  • Internship+Elective
  • Internship+Business Simulation
  • 2 Electives
  • Elective+Business Simulation
Choose 1 of the following:
  • Internship+Elective
  • Internship+Business Simulation
  • 2 Electives
  • Elective+Business Simulation
Sep-Dec Programme finishes in September International Business Project
Programme finishes in December
Choose 1 of the following:
  • 1 Elective+1 Study Tour
  • 2 Electives
  • International exchange
Jan – Mar International Business Project
Programme finishes in March/April

*Core Courses: Induction - Leading and Managing in a Global Environment - Operations and Marketing - Strategy and Competition - Business Accounting and Finance - Skills for Leaders - Guest Speaker Series

Careers

Whatever your background, the Manchester Full-time MBA could help you change the industry, secure a promotion, boost your salary or relocate to a new country. Where will it take you?

  • 108% average salary increase 3 years after graduating (FT 2017)
  • £103,259 / $130,535 average weighted salary 3 years after graduating (FT 2017)
  • 85% of 2016 graduates had accepted an MBA level offer of employment within 3 months of graduating
  • 55% of 2016 graduates remained in the UK
  • Over 40% of 2016 graduates are working in financial services or consulting
  • 10% of 2016 graduates secured positions in the technology industry

Fees & Scholarships

Tuition fees for the 2018 Full-time MBA are £43,000.

The fees are the same whether you complete the Full-time MBA in 18, 15 or 12 months. Fees cover the total tuition cost and include stage one core course textbooks. Living expenses are additional.

Scholarships

Every year, we offer a range of scholarships to reward and nurture the brightest MBA talent. All applicants are automatically considered for a scholarship. We also offer a number of additional scholarships that require a separate scholarship application.

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.

Did you know?

Manchester is widely considered the UK’s most prominent center for business and culture outside of the capital.

The cost of living in Manchester is significantly lower than in London and many major European capital cities.

In 2016, Manchester was voted the most liveable city in the UK in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s ‘Global Liveability Survey’.

Prodigy Finance

We understand that your MBA comes with a significant financial investment and encourage you to explore all available funding opportunities. In addition to our range of scholarships, Prodigy Finance* is one option. All accepted Full-time MBA students are eligible to apply for a loan with Prodigy, a company that offers alumni-funded loans to international students at the world’s top business schools.

Living expenses

Estimated living expenses for a single student (including accommodation) are £1,100 per month.

Entry requirements

Entry is competitive and we take a holistic view when we evaluate candidates. We’re looking for the most talented MBAs with the highest potential.

We’re not just looking for candidates with the most experience or the best test scores. We use a wide variety of criteria to evaluate applications, including academic credentials, fast career progression, leadership characteristics and entrepreneurial talent. We also assess your potential to contribute to and enhance your class’s professional and cultural diversity.

Please read our full entry requirements before you apply.

Entry requirements at a glance

  • Good undergraduate degree or international equivalent
  • Satisfactory GMAT® and GRE® or MAT score
  • Minimum of three years’ post-graduation work experience with strong, consistent career progression and achievement
  • Professional skills and competencies
  • International exposure (valued)
  • Entrepreneurial experience (valued)
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence and personal qualities
  • Proof of English competency (excludes nationals of English speaking countries / Bachelors from English speaking countries)


Admission route for applicants without a degree

If you do not have a degree, it may be possible to gain a place without the specified formal academic qualifications.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 15, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 28, 2019
Duration
Duration
12 - 18 months
Full time
Price
Price
43,000 GBP
Information
Deadline
May 15, 2019
for international students; 29.05.19 for UK/EU students
Locations
United Kingdom - Manchester, England
Start date : Aug. 28, 2019
Application deadline May 15, 2019
for international students; 29.05.19 for UK/EU students
End date Feb. 28, 2021
Dates
Aug. 28, 2019
United Kingdom - Manchester, England
Application deadline May 15, 2019
for international students; 29.05.19 for UK/EU students
End date Feb. 28, 2021