Inspiring Winners

Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics
United Kingdom
European MBA

Inspiring Winners

At Loughborough we develop winners. If you want to be an elite performer in business, accelerate your career and learn how to maximise business performance, the Loughborough MBA is internationally respected and will help you achieve your career ambitions.

As part of a small, international cohort of professionals with a minimum of 3 years management experience you will learn how to adapt management theory into powerful, innovative and practical business solutions, and build lasting business networks with your fellow students.

Internship opportunities

The Loughborough MBA is a one year programme, however, there is also the option to extend your studies to two years by including a 45-52week internship, giving you a fantastic opportunity to impress potential employers and apply what you have learned. See for more details.


At Loughborough we believe competition can be rewarding. In order to attract the very best applicants, the School of Business and Economics offers a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries, worth up to 40% of fees. Deadlines apply. 




























Programme Info


Type of Course: 

• Full-time MBA (1 year or 2 years with optional internship)




Top-10 UK business school

• 7th in UK for Business Studies, The Times 2016 

• 7th in UK for Finance and Accounting, The Times 2016

• 13th in UK for 'Research Power' in Business and Management, Research Excellence Framework, 2014

Starting Dates:

• September 2016 and 17

Length of Course:

• Full Time MBA: 12 months

• Full Time MBA with Internship pathway: 24 months



Student Body


Ratio of applicants to places: 8:1

Number of nationalities: 19 Percentage of international students: 95%  


























  • Angola 3%
  • Austria 3%
  • Canada 3%
  • China 17%
  • Egypt 3%
  • Hong Kong 3%
  • India 17%
  • Indonesia 3%
  • Libya 3%
  • Malaysia 3%
  • Mexico   3%
  • Nigeria   6%
  • Pakistan 3%
  • Russia     3%
  • Taiwan    6%
  • Tanzania 3%
  • Thailand 9%
  • Turkey    6%
  • UK           6%

Men/Women Ratio: 50:50

Age Range: 24-38 Average Age: 30 Length of Work Experience: Average 7 years Minimum 3 years  





Work Experience: Minimum 3 years' management/professional experience plus degree – see for full details

GMAT: Not required

IELTS 6.5 overall average with at least 6.0 in each component (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking). Applicants without the required IELTS result may be made a conditional offer such that they provide the University's standard IELTS requirement as above.

Education: A bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent, see below) from a UK or recognized overseas university, membership of an approved chartered institute or a Diploma in Management Studies.

  • Mexico: Licenciado/Titulo (Profesional) de (Subject Area) 7/10 minimum
  • Columbia: Licenciado/Titulo de (Subject Area) GPA 3.0/5.0 minimum when awarded after 4 or more years of study
  • Peru: Título de Licenciado / Título (Profesional) de [subject area] 12/20 minimum. ‘Grado Académico de Bachiller’ not accepted.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries.



Application fee: n/a 

Tuition fees : £23850 GBP for all MBA programmes Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to 40% of fees for the best applicants (no separate application required) Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: Students will need a further £3,500 – £6,000 to cover expenses such as food, books, clothes, insurance, laundry, entertainment, travel within UK etc. Travel to and from home is not included. £6,000 should cover a postgraduate living in self-catered halls for 50 weeks in the year.  




Address: MBA office, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44(0)1509 228842 

Fax:  n/a


Name of a specific person whom the candidates can contact (optional) 

MBA admissions: Frances Capps, 

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