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Who should apply to the School's MBA?

  • What kind of people is the MBA aimed at?
  • What kind of career does the MBA prepare you for?
  • Do I need work experience, or will you accept graduates straight from university?
  • Does my work experience need to be as a manager in a business?
  • What's a typical programme participant like?
  • Can I study the MBA part-time?
  • MBA or the Masters in Finance?
  • MBA or the Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy?

Tuition, fees and funding

  • How much does the MBA cost?
  • How does the payment process work?
  • Can I pay in instalments?
  • How much can I expect to earn during the programme?
  • What sources of funding are available to me?

Admissions and selection criteria

  • Am I eligible for admission?
  • What GMAT / GRE score is acceptable? What is the average GMAT score?
  • I have taken the GMAT more than once. Which score do you use?
  • Do I need to take TOEFL iBT / IELTS / PTE?
  • I have just graduated with my first degree - will you consider me?
  • What undergraduate degree subject should I have?
  • I do not have a degree. Will you still consider me?
  • I have three years' (or more) work experience which I obtained while studying for my degree. Will you still consider me?
  • Can I reapply for the programme?
  • Do you count military service as work experience?

The application process for the MBA

  • How much is the application fee? And how do I pay?
  • Can I waive the application fee?
  • Who should I give as my referees?
  • Do I have to include my original transcript?
  • Do you have an official transcript request form?
  • If my transcript is not in English do I need to get it translated?
  • How do I send in paper documents?
  • When is the application deadline?
  • Will I require a Visa to study in the UK?

Course structure, curriculum and objectives

  • What are the programme's objectives?
  • What are the term dates? When will I be studying?
  • How does the flexible completion date work?
  • What is the purpose of the core courses?
  • Do I have to study a language?
  • What are electives?
  • How are the elective courses structured?
  • What is an elective concentration?
  • Are there any course exemptions?
  • What group work is involved in the programme?
  • How is the programme assessed?

Teaching and learning

  • Who will be teaching on the programme?
  • Do students have an opportunity to learn about the external consulting projects and research activities undertaken by faculty?
  • How accessible are the faculty to the students?
  • Does the teaching have a practical orientation?
  • What form does the teaching take?
  • How many hours a week will I need to study?
  • Do I need a computer?
  • Do I need to buy books?

How will the new programme changes impact me?

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