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Alliance Manchester Business School COVID-19 Information

Last reviewed: 7 April 2021

Contact us

If you have a question about the move to an increased level of online learning and are unable to find an answer on the University’s Coronavirus information pages, you can get in touch via the web chat, or by calling our Student and Supporters Enquiry Line on 0161 543 2110 (web chat and enquiry lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm).

Please read the information below, check the Self Isolation Support pages or direct any questions related to self-isolation to our dedicated team via email.

Self isolation support

We understand that you may have questions if you or fellow students need to self-isolate. We have compiled advice on our Self Isolation Support pages and will update this in line with national and local guidance.

The page gives information on how self-isolating students can be supported to obtain essential provisions such as food, medicines and laundry facilities. It also details help and support for personal wellbeing and mental health, including financial support.  

Any questions about student self-isolation can be directed to our dedicated team via email

Access to the Alliance MBS building

To help keep everyone safe, our building is currently only accessible to AMBS staff and students.

Space has been set out to ensure social distancing at 2 metres is maintained and you will need to wear a face covering when you are in the building.

Advice about our programmes

If you are a current undergraduate or masters student please check our frequently asked questions which are updated regularly. You will also receive regular updates from your programme team, please continue to check your University email account and Blackboard for updates. 

If you have any additional questions, you can contact us:

Applications are now being accepted for our July 2021 Global MBA intake. We are monitoring government advice on whether the induction and workshops can take place face-to-face in Manchester. For questions about your application or potential application for the Global MBA, please do not hesitate to contact our experienced Global MBA recruitment team.

Induction and workshops were successfully delivered online for the January 2021 and July 2020 intakes.

Students that were able to travel to Manchester also had the option to attend the online workshops on-campus in small, socially-distanced groups. The video below explains the safety measures we have put in place in Manchester. 

We are now accepting applications for the August 2021 intake. If you have any questions with regards to your application or potential application for the Full-time MBA please do not hesitate to contact our experienced MBA Marketing & Recruitment Team who will be able to answer your questions on the phone or via email.

The next PGR application round is now open for September 2021 entry.

Executive Education Programmes

For courses with face-to-face teaching, we are taking decisions on a programme-by-programme basis as to whether the taught elements will be delivered face-to-face or virtually. We continue to monitor current government advice regarding social distancing and safe working practices in relation to COVID-19.

All our staff continue to work from home and you can contact any of the Executive Education team by email or phone for any queries or information about our teaching, programmes or events. Our central email address is executive@manchester.ac.uk please use this if you are not sure who to contact.

We are recruiting now for our new PGDip Management Practice, which is fully funded in England through the apprenticeship levy. The next intake is September 2021. We expect this to take place face-to-face in our Executive Education Centre, but we are monitoring government advice. 

Our next cohort begins in June 2021 over five days. We expect this to take place face-to-face in our Executive Education Centre, but we are monitoring government advice. 

Our next cohort on AMAC begins in April 2021, you can apply here.We are planning for the programme to be delivered face-to-face in our Executive Education Centre, in line with current government advice regarding safe social distancing and safe working practices in relation to COVID-19.

We are in contact with our current clients, working with them on the best options for their delegates and businesses. If you do have any questions or would like to talk to a member of the team about options for customised executive education in your organisation, please email executive@manchester.ac.uk.