As a working professional with the ambition to move ahead in your career, you have the opportunity to benefit from the wide recognition and expertise of the University of Liverpool’s AACSB-accredited1 Management School by studying online from anywhere in the world.

Each online master’s degree takes an average of 2.5 years to complete.

For professionals interested in furthering their management knowledge, the University also offers several 12-month online programmes that consists of four modules of the corresponding master’s degree:

A leader in management education

A leading centre for management training, education and research, the University of Liverpool Management School has AACSB Accreditation1. The School’s online programmes give you the opportunity to gain free membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) with free access to a Global Career Advisor Network.

Under the School’s guiding principle ‘Learning to Make a Difference’, you will have the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to increase your professional impact and become a leader in your field.

AACSB Accreditation

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The University of Liverpool Management School is an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation. The accreditation covers all of the Management School’s campus and online management programmes.1

In addition, the online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme has accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). 1

Research excellence

73% of the University of Liverpool’s business and management research rates as internationally excellent or world-leading in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Gain CMI Membership

Enrol in an online Management programme and you will be eligible to apply for free Associate membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)2, the UK’s only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

Through the CMI Associate Membership (valued at £420)3 new students can gain access to:

  • CMI’s Career Development Centre with access to management and career service tools that include mock interview simulation, a CV review service and an international job search engine
  • ManagementDirect, CMI’s online learning and development resource, with eLearning modules on many management competencies and access to an extensive library of top databases and journals
  • Participation in CMI’s Achieve Mentoring programme – in which students can be paired with a professional mentor for advice and career development
  • Valuable networking opportunities, through UK events, as well as online through a CMI global network of over 130,000 managers
  • A range of additional practical tools, including Business HR, enabling you to keep up-to-date with best practice and latest HR legislation.

Global Career Advisor Network

As an online postgraduate student with the University of Liverpool you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

1 Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme. According to the 2017 Business School Data Guide as published by AACSB, 786 business schools have earned AACSB accreditation out of an estimated 16,536 business schools worldwide. (The 2017 Business School Data Guide can be found at

2 Please note CMI membership is available only for students who joined from September 2014 onwards.

3 The free Associate Membership is valued at GBP420 over a 3-year period (and is dependent on candidates meeting CMI’s membership criteria). It is available for new students only.

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