Discover Alliance Manchester Business School
At Alliance Manchester Business School, ‘Original Thinking Applied’ sits at the heart of everything we do.
With triple accreditation from AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS, we provide world-class, industry-focused education to undergraduates, postgraduates and executives across the globe.
Our centres in Dubai, Hong Kong, São Paolo, Shanghai and Singapore open up a world of opportunities for our students, researchers and clients. All over the world, we engage with businesses of all sizes to share expertise and form rewarding partnerships.
Ranked 2nd in the UK for research power, our influential research impacts all areas of business and management – from accounting and health management to big data and human rights.
Established in 1965 as one of the UK’s first two business schools, we are proud to be part of the prestigious University of Manchester and the UK’s largest campus-based business and management school.
A key moment in our history, in 2015 we were renamed Alliance Manchester Business School in recognition of Lord Alliance's generous £15 million donation and his long-standing relationship with the University and the Business School.
Over 6,500 students studying with globally
Over 500 academic, teaching and support staff representing 41 nationalities
We are one of the largest campus-based business schools in the UK
Over 60,000 alumni in 176 countries
135 nationalities represented by students
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - focuses on overall quality and continuous improvement.16 UK schools have achieved accreditation. Its headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Association of MBAs - market-driven and international in focus. Ours was the first distance learning MBA to be accredited for the maximum five years.
The European Quality Improvement System - the accreditation arm of the European Foundation for Management Education (EFMD). It emphasises internationalism and real world relevance, which is synonymous with Alliance Manchester Business School's values and position.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
What are the challenges of studying an MBA with a technical background? Fulll-time MBA candidate Padma built a successful career in hardware engineering after leaving university. Now, she is studying an MBA to transition to a career in corporate social responsibility. >>
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The lockdown of Manchester city centre in the wake of COVID-19 has turned into an opportunity for Alliance MBS student Mohammad Afridi to trial his on-demand delivery platform while also helping vulnerable people across the city. >>
Monday, May 18, 2020
The Bank of England established Citizens' Panels across the UK - including a North West panel Chaired by Alliance Manchester Business School’s Head Professor Fiona Devine CBE - to hear directly from citizens about their experiences of life in the economy. >>
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Graduate with a degree in BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business from Alliance MBS and you’ll already have accessed some of the top employers in the industry. Our ITMB degree gives you ‘an unfair advantage’ in the graduate job market. You’ll have many opportunities to present to, learn from and impress these exciting companies, from your first semester through to your last. >>