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  • Locations: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Babson applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2021 02/20/2021 03/01/2021 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/20/2021 03/01/2021 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: Undergraduate Program Type: Exchange
Language(s) of Instruction: English Only Language Course Offered: NO
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.50 Eligible Populations: Junior, Second Semester Sophomore, Senior
Housing Options: Residence Hall Academic Highlights: Business
Internship Available: NO Service Learning Available: NO
Program Advisor: John Crisafulli
Program Description:

Alliance Manchester Business School Program HighlightsMBS Logo

  • Study for a semester or academic year at Manchester Business School (MBS) at the University of Manchester and study Economics, Finance, HR, Politics, Marketing and Management.
  • MBS is one of the world’s leading centres for business and management studies, ranked 4th in the UK and 11th in Europe.
  • Manchester is considered the student city in the UK- a fantastic place to live, study, work and visit.

Academic Calendar

  • Fall*: late-September - January
  • Spring: late-January - early June
  • Academic Year: late-September - early June
  • Orientation:  A one-week orientation takes place prior to the start of classes. Participation in orientation is mandatory for all exchange students.
  • * Students attending Fall semester only are able to choose from a selection of Fall and Academic Year courses. Students that wish to leave in December and not return for the examination period in January will be given special assessment arrangements in place of examinations for their chosen courses in the form of coursework/essays, group projects, etc.

MBS BuildingStudying at Alliance Manchester Business School

  • MBS is just one department at the University of Manchester, the largest single university site in Britain. The University of Manchester is home to 28,000 undergraduate students.
  • Exchange students must choose from Alliance MBS courses. Study in other departments/schools at University of Manchester is not available.
  • With special permission, students may take one liberal arts course but options are very limited.
  • Exchange students are required to enroll in a normal MBS courseload - 60 MBS credits per semester (10 Manchester credits = 3 Babson credits).

Life at Alliance Manchester Business School

  • Manchester’s Students' Union, one of the largest in the United Kingdom, organizes a full menu of social events and sponsors almost 200 student clubs and societies that cater to every interest.
  • The University of Manchester is also recognized as one of the best sporting institutions in northwest England.
  • Exchange students may join any of the 45 sporting clubs, as well as take advantage of the range of athletic facilities available.
  • University Accommodation offers you a wide range of residential accommodation, ranging from modern self-catering apartments to traditional collegiate-style halls of residence with meal plans. 
  • MBS and University of Manchester offer a full suite of student services including academic advising, international student services, counseling, disability support and more.
  • Manchester is a bustling city rich with social, sporting, and artistic venues. It is a lively, friendly city of more than 75,000 students from four different universities.

Click here to learn more about the exchange program at Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester

Cost of Attendance