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The Executive MBA

  • Why should I choose an Executive MBA?
  • What's the difference between the Executive MBA and the full-time MBA?
  • What is the difference between the London and Dubai streams of the Executive MBA?
  • Is it possible to do the Executive MBA if I don't live either in London or Dubai?
  • Can I swap between the London and Dubai streams of the Executive MBA programme?
  • What is the typical Executive MBA student like?

Programme details

  • How is the curriculum structured for the Executive MBA?
  • What are the study groups? How are they put together?
  • Can I waive core courses if I have already studied a particular subject?
  • How do the electives fit in the programme structure?
  • Where do I take my electives?
  • What format are the electives offered in?
  • How much time do I need to allocate to each elective?
  • What is the purpose of the Global Business Assignment and where do they take place?
  • What is the in-company project?
  • When does the programme start?
  • How many days will I need to take out of the office to complete the Executive MBA?
  • How much time will I need to spend studying outside the classroom?
  • How is the programme assessed?
  • Where do I stay when I'm attending classes?
  • Is it possible to do the Executive MBA while living outside the UK?

Employer support


  • What level of work experience do I need to have?
  • Does my work experience need to be as a manager?
  • Should I hold an undergraduate degree?
  • What is the minimum GMAT score required?
  • How do I qualify for the GMAT/EA/GRE waiver?
  • What is the school's code to submit a GMAT score?
  • Do I need to take TOEFL/IELTS?
  • Can I apply for more than one programme at the School?
  • What is the Executive Assessment (EA)?

Application process

  • When should I apply?
  • How much is the application fee?
  • Can I waive the application fee?
  • Who should my references be from?
  • Academic transcripts
  • How do I apply?
  • Once an application is submitted, what happens?
  • What happens if my application is not successful?

Fees and financing

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