Manchester Global MBA

Upcoming intake: January 2020 (the 54th MBA Class) - applications now open -
Study format: Part-time, Online + Workshops

Programme Features

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Global immersion

  • Real International Flexibility – Study Options (Workshops) at any location: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Manchester, Dubai, Brazil & Washington D.C.
  • Free hotel accommodation for 2 electives
  • Join our network of 60,000 alumni from 176 countries
  • Our internationally-renowned academics travel the world to teach at our global centres
  • Relocation - Continue your studies at a different centre

Benefit of diversity

  • Students from diverse backgrounds can offer a selection of different talents, skills, and experiences, that are of benefit to the class
  • Click here for the Student Profile

World recognised

  • 25 Nobel Prize Winners (Top 30 universities with the most Nobel Laureates)
  • Nearly 200 years of excellence
  • Triple-accredited: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
  • World #27 (QS World University Ranking 2020)
  • World #11 (Best Business School in the World 2019 by CEOWORLD magazine)
  • Ranked #1 UK MBA in HK; UK #5, Europe #12, World #39 (5-year average rank: 2015-2019 by Financial Times)

Flexible and portable

  • Study at your own pace WITHOUT attending daily/weekly class
  • Intensive face-to-face workshops + Interactive Online Lectures
  • Pick your own electives; curate your own degree
  • Can accommodate busy work and travel schedules as well as relocations

Practical and applicable

  • Learning by Doing
  • Knowledge immediately benefits your workplace
  • Put into practice – Implementing your learning through workshops

Small class teaching

  • Average class size: 30-35 students per workshop
  • High quality, interactivity and dynamic

Identical UK awarded

  • MBA Degree Award from The University of Manchester equivalent to UK on-campus award

Comprehensive career services

  • Strong connections with the world’s top Head-hunters
  • Monthly Career seminars, one-to-one consultancy; CV & cover letter reviews

Strong local support

  • We are the only overseas university to have a centre with its own staff, teaching facilities and student support in Hong Kong covering the East Asia Region (including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Macau and South China)
  • Manchester Global MBA (Part-time) Programme is taught and operated directly by The University of Manchester

Research-led

  • Students are taught by the very researchers who author the textbooks
  • U.K.’s top-ranked business research centre

Strong heritage

  • The largest University in UK, established since 1824
  • The first European Business Schools offering MBA programme
  • Offering MBA in Hong Kong and East Asia for over 25 years

Notes
The school has been renamed Alliance Manchester Business School (or Alliance MBS) since September 2015, in recognition of Lord Alliance's generous £15 million donation and his long-standing relationship with us.


Registration No. 250144. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


Curriculum
8 core courses and 3 electives

Core courses

  • Simulation Project
  • Leading and Managing in a Global Environment Part A
  • Leading and Managing in a Global Environment Part B
  • Marketing and Operations
  • Business Accounting and Finance (exemption for CPA/CFA holders or professionals with equivalent qualification)
  • Strategy and Competition Part A
  • Strategy and Competition Part B
  • Live Business Project

Electives (options)

  • Advanced Strategic Management
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Business-to-business Marketing
  • Contemporary Chinese Business
  • Corporate Turnaround and Restructuring
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Engaging Human Talent
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Information Systems and Digital Strategy
  • International Business Strategy
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Management in Practice
  • Managing Disruptive Technologies
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Practical Investing
  • Strategic Commercial Management
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Strategic Project Organising
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable & Socially Responsible Business
  • The Digital Economy
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

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The above information is correct at time of publication (July 2018) but subject to change

Admissions and scholarships

Entry requirements
To enrol in our Manchester Global MBA programme, we require at least 5 years' work experience in a managerial or professional role plus a recognised degree, or 10 years' managerial experience instead of a recognised degree.

Fees
We offer various scholarships to selected applicants. To learn more, please attend our seminar. Register here.  

Scholarships
In order to ensure that we have a student cohort with extremely diverse backgrounds, industries and nationalities, we will offer various scholarships to selected MBA applicants. Join our Information Seminar to learn more.


Government loan for Hong Kong resident

If you are a Hong Kong permanent resident, you may be eligible for a Non-Means Tested Loan provided by the Government Student Financial Assistance Agency. The maximum loan is capped at the tuition fee payable, and the loan repayment period can extend to 15 years after program completion (for details, please call 21506223).

*Name of Institution: The University of Manchester / Manchester Business School Worldwide (Registration no. 250144)


Tax deduction expenses of self-education in Hong Kong

Tuition fees of The University of Manchester - Master Business Administration is deductible under salaries tax. The link below will take you to further information about what you can claim for and when you should make a claim. More on deductions for expenses of self-education.


Sales tax / consumption tax exemption in Japan

No Consumption Tax is required for this overseas programme (lower cost comparing with local MBA in Japan).


Tax credit for education expenses in Korea

15% tax credit for education expenses 본 과정은 연말정산시 본인이 지출한 교육비의 15% 세금 환급이 이루어지는 프로그램입니다

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