Manchester Business School, East Asia Centre   Manchester Business School, East Asia Centre

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Application details & deadlines

Next intake: July 2017

Review your eligibility

Please contact or email your CV/Resume to our admission staff  to review your eligibility before starting your online application.

Preparing your application documents

To apply for the part-time Global MBA programme at Manchester Business School, you need to complete the Global MBA application form, take the Manchester Admissions Test and submit your supporting documents.

Application documents

You are also required to submit the following:

You are required to submit two work-related references. We prefer one of your referees to be the person you report to in your current company.If you do not wish to inform your current employer that you are applying for the MBA your can submit references from the previous company.  We do not need a reference from your University.Your referees will be contacted automatically via email upon completion of your application. References are completed online. Your application is not complete until your references have been submitted. We reserve the right to contact your referees for further clarification in connection with your application if required.

Your CV/résumé should include each job you have taken since graduating from your undergraduate degree (if you have one) in reverse chronological order, starting with your current position. Your CV should include the month/year start and end date, job title, company name and salary for each position undertaken. If you have worked in more than one position for the same company please show each position separately to highlight your career progression. For each position, include bullet points of your key responsibilities and achievements. Your CV/résumé should ideally be no more than two or three pages in length.

You need to submit a copy of your official degree transcript (mark sheet) and certificate for each degree you have completed. Your transcript should show

  • the type of degree awarded;
  • date of enrolment and date of graduation;
  • the courses you took; the marks you achieved;
  • your final result, GPA or average grade.

If your transcript states that you have successfully completed and graduated and includes your final result, you do not need to also provide a certificate of graduation. If you have graduated from a UK institution we only require a copy of your certificate showing your final result (e.g. second class upper).

If you have a professional qualification e.g. ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA, CIM, please submit:

  • a copy of your certificate proving your have the qualification
  • proof of your Professional Association membership.

All documents must be submitted in English. If the original document is not in English please provide a translation from a certified translator.

We reserve the right to contact your degree awarding institutions and professional associations for further information in connection with your application if required.

If you are successful, we will ask for official original copies of your documents when you register for the programme.

Please review our Global MBA entry requirements to see if you are required to take an English language test and for details of our minimum requirements. If you are required to take an English test, please self-report your score on the application form and upload a copy of the score report. In addition please arrange for an official score report to be sent to us.

We require a copy of the photo/name page in your passport to verify your identity.

You can upload your photo after submitting your online application. There is a cropping tool in the upload process which allows you to crop a full-length photo to head and shoulders. The photo will automatically be adjusted to passport size.

Manchester Admissions Test (MAT)

The test is normally taken after you complete and submit the application form.

After submitting the form you will receive an email with your personal ID number to take the test.

What happens next?

If you're ready to make your application follow our step by step application guide.