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Global MBA Class Profile

The Manchester Global Part-time MBA attracts executives from world-leading companies to study across our six centres in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore. You will study alongside ambitious professionals from a diverse range of industries and countries, giving you new perspectives and valuable contacts.


over 90 nationalities studying across 6 centres


average age




of students from outside the UK

Which companies do our Global MBA candidates work for?

Our candidates and alumni represent some of the world's most prestigious companies, including:

Accenture Dubai Airports JP Morgan PwC
Amazon Emirates Kellogg's Rolls Royce
Apple General Motors L'Oreal Santander
Barclays Google Mastercard Siemens
BNY Mellon HSBC Microsoft Toshiba
Coca Cola Huawei NHS Vodafone
Deloitte HSBC Nokia YouTube

Male student in class

Which industries do our Global MBA candidates work in?

From manufacturing and media to consulting and computing, we attract executives from all industries. The current breakdown is as follows:

13% Accounting, banking & finance 4% Project management
11% Advertising, marketing & media 3% Aerospace & automotive
11% Manufacturing & operations 2% Logistics & transport
9% Consulting, general management & strategy 2% Education, government and not-for-profit
9% Energy, environment & utilities 2% Human resources
8% Computing, electronics, IT & technology 1% Entrepreneurship
7% Construction & engineering 1% Hospitality, leisure, travel, tourism & sport

6% Biotechnology, healthcare, medical & pharma

1% Telecomms

5% Consumer goods, retail, trade & wholesale

1% Real estate

4% Other 




"The class is very diverse, not only because I study with classmates from all over the world, but mostly because I’m exposed to different industries and sectors. The knowledge of all the students in the room increases the quality of the discussions and assignments."


Maria Jimena Vargas, Global HRD Manager, DHL, Germany

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