Alliance Manchester Business School's
Rankings & Accreditations

Alliance Manchester Business School (UK) receives a number of rankings and accreditations from numerous awarding boards – not only in the UK but from all over the world.

The 2018 Financial Times survey ranks our Executive Education 4th in the UK, 15th in Europe and 31st in the world.

The 2018 Financial Times survey ranks our MBA 4th in the UK, 10th in Europe and 36th in the world.

The 2016 Times Higher Education ranked Alliance MBS 22nd in the world for business and economics.

We are ranked 6th in the world, outside the US, by business title Forbes. The Forbes rating uses return on investment (ROI) as its main measure, combined with feedback gathered from Alliance MBS' global alumni community.

We are ranked 38th in the world according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities published by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.

Bloomberg Business Week ranked Alliance MBS at 19th in the world and 9th in the alumni survey.

The QS World University Rankings 2018 ranked us 30th in the world for business and management studies.

The Association of MBAs - market-driven and international in focus. Ours was the first distance learning MBA to be accredited for the maximum five years.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - focuses on overall quality and continuous improvement. 16 UK schools have achieved this accreditation.

The European Quality Improvement System - the accreditation arm of the European Foundation for Management Education (EFMD). It emphasises internationalism and real world relevance, which is synonymous with Alliance MBS' values and positions.