Department profile

Alliance Manchester Business School

The University of Manchester
2023/24 edition

About Alliance Manchester Business School

An Alliance MBS Masters degree is the next step to realising your ambitions and getting you noticed. 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 were one of the first business schools in the UK, founded in 1965. We are now one of the largest campus-based business and management schools in the UK with staff and students of 135 different nationalities.

Programmes and how to apply

From Masters to PhD, we offer a range of rigorous postgraduate programmes open to students from many academic disciplines.

  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Financial Management
  • MSc Quantitative Finance
  • MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
  • MSc Business Analysis and Strategic Management
  • MSc Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis
  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • MSc International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations
  • MSc Business Psychology
  • MSc Organisational Psychology
  • Full-time MBA
  • Global Part-time MBA
  • DBA
  • PhD

Follow the links below for full programme details, entry requirements and information on how to apply.

Research – Original Thinking Applied

Alliance Manchester Business School is a research-led school within a research-led university. Given our scale and breadth we aim to tackle big, contemporary problems that require long-term research commitment, while encouraging teamwork across multiple academic disciplines.

Research strengths:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Globalisation
  • Health
  • Innovation
  • Work and Management

Find out more.


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.

The Alliance MBS Postgraduate Careers Service works closely with The University of Manchester Careers Service, giving you access to a large number of employers.

We are the number one most targeted UK university by leading graduate employers. 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.

The Alliance MBS experience

Our campus is packed with great study, social and support facilities and is located close to the centre of Manchester, the UK’s most popular student city.


The University of Manchester has more university-owned accommodation than virtually any other university in the country with more than 8,000 places available, none further than three miles from the University campus. A number of residences are reserved exclusively for postgraduates; in others, undergraduate and postgraduate students are grouped together


Manchester is one of the most vibrant and exciting destinations in the world – a place to study, learn and enjoy yourself.

The University campus is a short 10-15 minute walk from the city centre and there are cycle lanes running through the main campus making it easy to get around. Manchester is well connected by road, rail and air transport links, enabling you to travel around the UK, Europe and beyond with ease.


When you join Alliance Manchester Business School, you join a global network of 60,000 alumni across 176 countries – arguably the best contact network you will have in your career. We also have international centres in Shanghai, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and São Paulo.

Contact details

+44 (0)161 306 1339
Alliance Manchester Business School
Booth Street West
M13 9SS
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