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Full-time MBA Class Profile

Handpicked from across the globe, our MBAs are committed, driven and talented.

You will study with a diverse group of colleagues with impressive CVs and even more impressive ambitions. This is a unique opportunity to push yourself to your limits and build a global network of contacts and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Class of 2020


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Class of 2020: Nationalities

Every year, we attract candidates from all over the world to study with us in Manchester. This is a great opportunity to build global connections, explore new ways of doing business and develop cultural awareness that will be indispensable to your future career.

21% South America & Central America 21% India
17% UK 15% East Asia
10% South East Asia 5% North America
4% Middle East 7% Europe

MBA class at Brathay

Manchester MBAs at Brathay, the Lake District National Park during induction

Class of 2020: Pre-MBA professional experience

The Manchester Full-time MBA attracts candidates from all industries - from aerospace and advertising to energy and entrepreneurship. Whether you're looking to progress in an existing industry or change direction completely, this diversity will expose you to new approaches and enrich your learning.

26% Financial Services 12% Manufacturing
10% Consulting 10% Energy
6% FMCG and consumer 6% Technology
5% Healthcare 5% Other
4% Media / entertainment 3% Non-profit
3% Public sector 3% Retail
2% Transport 2% Automotive
2% Real estate/construction 1% Hospitality

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