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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, 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.

As a full-service business School, we offer undergraduate, Master's, MBA and Executive Education programmes. We also offer a highly-respected PhD programme.

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.

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Over 6,500 students studying with globally

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Over 500 academic, teaching and support staff representing 41 nationalities

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We are one of the largest campus-based business schools in the UK

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Over 60,000 alumni in 176 countries

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135 nationalities represented by students

AACSB case study

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AACSB International

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.

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AMBA case study

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AMBA

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.

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EQUIS case study

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EQUIS

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.

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We're well connected

Wherever you are based, our expertise is never far away. Our global centres have strong links with the local business community and our network includes 60,000 alumni across 176 countries.
  • Manchester

    Alliance Manchester Business School was established in Manchester in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. We deliver world-class research and industry-focused education at all levels - from undergraduate to CEO.

  • Dubai

    Established in 2006, the Middle East Centre is our fastest-growing overseas centre with one of the region's largest MBA communities. The centre delivers Professional MBA programmes, MSc Financial Management, Executive Education, and the Dubai Study Tour for Full-time MBA candidates.

  • Hong Kong

    The East Asia Centre is located in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong and attracts executives from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, South China & Taiwan to study Professional MBA programmes and the MSc Financial Management. It was our first overseas centre established in 1992.

  • Shanghai

    Located at the heart of Shanghai, our China Centre was established in 2008. It offers a range of programmes including Professional MBA programmes, MSc Financial Management and Executive Education. The centre also hosts a China Study Tour for Full-time MBA candidates.

  • Singapore

    We've had a presence in Singapore since 1992 and opened the South East Asia Centre in 1999. The Centre delivers Professional MBA programmes, MSc Financial Management and Executive Education. It is located in Singapore's central business district.

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