University of Manchester & Alliance Manchester Business School's
Rankings & Accreditations
The University of Manchester and 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.
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.
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.