Business master's degree courses
An Alliance MBS business master's degree course is the next step to realising your ambitions and getting you noticed. From business analytics to operations, and human resource management to innovation and entrepreneurship, we have 17 courses to choose from.
Find out more about what a master's degree is.
The reason for studying here is simple – we produce graduates who think differently. We provide you with the knowledge and ability to excel in today’s business environment.
We are the number one most targeted UK university by leading graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2020, High Fliers Research).
Our Postgraduate Careers Service offers you dedicated support from the moment you join us. It will help you develop your personal and professional skills, connect you with potential employers and improve your overall employability.
Alliance MBS graduates have secured positions at major global companies including Accenture, Airbus, BNY Mellon, Deloitte, Google, Manchester United, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, Shell, Sony and Tesco.
Our Master’s Degrees
Accounting and Finance
Degree awarded: MSc | Duration: 2-5 years part-time
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Policy
International Business and Management
Degree awarded: MSc | Duration: 24 months part-time
Marketing, Operations and Business Analytics
People and Organisations
Learn more about studying for a master's degree
Scholarships and funding
most targeted by graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2020, High Fliers Research)
Nationalities represented in the student population
Global network of alumni in 176 countries
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
MSc Finance student ambassador and Alliance MBS Accounting and Finance scholarship winner, Hardik Joshi, reflects on his experience as a scholarship winner and student representative for his course, as well as his time in Manchester so far this year. >>
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Florian Schacht from the MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship class of 2020 talks about a visit to Future Bio-Manufacturing Research Hub and SYNBIOCHEM as part of the Emerging Technologies unit. >>
Friday, April 17, 2020
Following the recent closure of The University of Manchester’s non-essential sites and teaching facilities due to coronavirus measures, our masters’ students are having to tackle their group work in creative ways in order to produce excellent results. >>
Thursday, April 2, 2020
We understand that our applicants and offer-holders will have concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. We are following the advice from Universities UK, Public Health England and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, ensuring the welfare of our students and staff is our absolute priority. We have taken the action to temporarily move our teaching online and to close all non-essential areas of our campus. >>
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Each year, MSc students at Alliance MBS have the opportunity to go on a team-building residential trip to Brathay, close to Windermere in the Lake District National Park. The Brathay trip is packed full of outdoor activities, challenges and teamwork sessions aimed at helping students to build relationships with fellow master’s students. This is great preparation for group work throughout their master’s course and career. >>
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Each year, students from MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations and MSc International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations can participate in a two-day conference which offers them the chance to meet industry professionals and take part in a group case study competition. Here we take a look at the 2020 event. >>
Thursday, March 19, 2020
For most international students, and even home students, finding accommodation in Manchester ahead of your master’s course can be daunting. Thomas Humphrey, MSc Business Analysis and Strategic Management, class of 2019, wrote about his experience organising a place to live. >>