Why The Manchester Global MBA programme?


* FT Global MBA Ranking 2021


in the UK*


in the Europe*


in the World*


Your MBA knowlegde and experience will not be limited to Dubai

São Paulo
Hong Kong


Only a select number of schools globally have achieved this.







Celebrating 15 years of excellence in the Middle East

The University of Manchester pioneered business education in the Middle East with the introduction of the Global Part-time MBA for working professionals, bringing a top MBA programme within easy, flexible and convenient reach for working professionals looking to accelerate their careers, switch roles, or even become entrepreneurs, all supported by the team at the permanent regional centre.





News & Articles

The news and views from people in and around The University of Manchester – Middle East Centre.

Kelley School of Business
Alliance Manchester Business School’s exciting international partnership with the prestigious Kelley School of Business strengthens even further our already global offer, and provides experienced working professionals in the…
Cigna STP announcement
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, one of the world’s top universities, and Cigna Insurance Middle East, a leading health services company, have signed an agreement to collaborate on the promotion of higher…
University President hosts unique online reception for students and alumni across the Middle East & North Africa
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, has hosted a unique online reception for alumni in the Middle East and North Africa region, as part of an outreach programme to the…
Taking the circular route to sustainability: partnering for a sustainable future with DGrade
The Middle East Centre’s latest hybrid webinar focused on social responsibility and specifically on sustainability. The webinar featured Emma Barber, Managing Director at Dubai-based DGrade, which is partnering with the…
Students nominate MA Educational Leadership in Practice as best programme 2021
The MA Educational Leadership in Practice (ELiP) has been named winner of the Humanities Programme of the Year Award for 2021, as part of the University’s Outstanding Staff Awards for Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience…
Transforming the person – not just the career
Mohammed Roushdy, MBA Fintech | Open Banking | Experienced CIO | IDC CIO50 | Proptech |  Blockchain enthusiast | Digital Transformation | CXO Advisor | Speaker | Strategy and Innovation Cohort of 2013 When I first thought about…
Happy days - the MBA that challenges and makes a difference
Rami Dweik Sales Manager, Service Providers - Gulf & Levant F5 Networks Cohort of 2007 I started my career as a satellite engineer working in the field and this was the ambition of   every fresh graduate engineer, at the…
The leap of faith: inspiring startups and entrepreneurism across two continents and industries
Moatassem Moatez Entrepreneur | Founder & CEO MYCOURIER INC. TEDx Speaker | Public Speaker Toronto, Canada Area Cohort of 2011 Moatassem is owner of My Courier, Inc. (MYCU) whose entrepreneurial experience, multi-national,…
First among equals
Amin ElKholy Chief Operating Officer Modus Capital Cohort of 2006 Over the last 15 years, Amin has developed a special relationship with the University of Manchester. As well as being a member of the very first MBA cohort in the…
From science to academic research via the MBA
Dr. Zulfa Al Disi, PhD, MBA, MSc Postdoctoral Researcher Qatar University Cohort of 2006 Tell us briefly about your career journey so far. I decided to study the Global Part-time MBA in 2006 to support my role in quality…