Warwick Business School

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Warwick Business School

Warwick Business School - For the Change Makers

Warwick Business School

WBS

Warwick Business School

WBS

Warwick Business School

WBS

Warwick Business School

WBS

Warwick Business School

WBS

Warwick Business School
Warwick Business School (WBS) isn’t just a world-class business school at the heart of a world-class university; it’s a hub of curiosity that is constantly challenging the status quo and championing business as a power for good. With a healthy balance between theory and practice, we truly transform people by developing them both professionally and personally. We’re for the people excited by everything around them, driven to learn, question, debate and have real impact. In 2014 we opened WBS London at The Shard in central London, bringing WBS’s cutting edge thinking, research and networks to executives from organisations around the world who want to study in London.
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Warwick Business School (WBS) isn’t just a world-class business school at the heart of a world-class university; it’s a hub of curiosity that is constantly challenging the status quo and championing business as a power for good.

With a healthy balance between theory and practice, we truly transform people by developing them both professionally and personally. We’re for the people excited by everything around them, driven to learn, question, debate and have real impact.

In 2014 we opened WBS London at The Shard in central London, bringing WBS’s cutting edge thinking, research and networks to executives from organisations around the world who want to study in London.

The Warwick MBA, available in full-time, part-time and distance learning formats, is a truly transformational experience, designed for Change Makers who want to make an immediate impact in business. We will provide you with the knowledge, skills, contacts and confidence to start your own business, fast track to the C-suite, or transform yourself and your career. 

Our 12 month Full-time MBA is ranked 18th in the world and 1st in the UK (Economist/WhichMBA? 2018 global ranking of full-time MBAs). With international exposure, unlimited career coaching, access to leading companies and a diverse peer group, wherever your path may take you, you’ll have everything you need to take you to the next level of your career.

Our part-time Executive MBA is available from both our Warwick campus and our London base at The Shard. We will connect you with a diverse network of participants, industry experts, career specialists and alumni while transforming you into a creative leader with a truly global outlook.

Our part-time Distance Learning MBA is ranked number 1 in the world for the second year running (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2019) and allows you to study online from anywhere in the world, while immediately putting what you learn into practice. The programme includes two residential weeks in the first year either on campus in Warwick or at The Shard, depending on which programme format you select.

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Programme Info

Type of Course: 

  • One-year Full-time MBA
  • Two-year Part-time Distance Learning MBA (Warwick and London)
  • Two-year Part-time Executive MBA (Warwick and London)

Ranking: 

  • Full Time MBA The Economist 18th in the world and for the fifth consecutive year 1st in the UK
  • Executive MBA The Economist 10th in the world and 2nd in the UK
  • Distance Learning MBA ranked 1st in the world by the Financial Times

Locations

  • Full-time MBA - Warwick
  • Two-year Part-time Distance Learning MBA – Warwick or London
  • Two-year Part-time Executive MBA – Warwick or London

Accreditations:

WBS sets high standards in both research and teaching. We have won acclaim and approval from all the leading national and international assessors and accreditation bodies. We are proud to be part of an elite group of global business schools who have triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

Starting Dates:

Full Time MBA - September

Distance Learning MBA - January and June

Executive MBA (London and Warwick) – March/April and September
 

Application Deadlines

Full-time MBA

Our year-round application process means that as soon as you complete your application it will be processed and considered, so there is no reason to delay. There is a non-refundable application fee of £80. We advise our international candidates to apply as early as possible to ensure sufficient time to process visa applications, the final deadline for international applicants will be 31 May 2020.

Please find the deadlines for our September 2020 intake below. 

Round 1
Application deadline: 27 October
Shortlisting decision communicated: 06 November
Interview period: 11 November - 06 December
Application and Scholarship decision date: 13 December 

Round 2
Application deadline: 26 January
Shortlisting decision communicated: 5 February
Interview period: 10 February – 20 March
Application and Scholarship decision date: 27th March

Round 3
Application deadline: 31 May
Shortlisting decision communicated: 10 June
Interview period: 15 June – 10 July
Application and Scholarship decision date:  15 July

Round 4
Application deadline: 31July
Shortlisting decision communicated: 7 August
Interview period: 10 August – 28 August
Application and Scholarship decision date: 31 August


Distance Learning MBA

January 2020 Warwick

Final deadline: Sunday 24 November 2019

 

June 2020 Warwick

Scholarship deadline: Sunday 9 February 2020

Round 2: Sunday 22 March 2020

Final deadline: Sunday 3 May 2020

 

June 2020 London

First round deadline: Sunday 9 February 2020

Scholarship deadline: Sunday 22 March 2020

Final deadline: Sunday 3 May 202

 

Executive MBA

March 2020 Warwick

Round 2: Sunday 15 December 2019

Final deadline: Sunday 9 February 2020

 

September 2020 Warwick

Round 1: Sunday 26 April 2020

Round 2: Sunday 21 June 2020

Final deadline: Sunday 9 August 2020

 

March 2020 London

Daytime – Typically Friday and Saturday

Round 1: 27 October 2019

Round 2: 15 December 2019

Final deadline: 9 February 2020

 

April 2020 London

Evening – Typically Tuesday and Wednesday

Round 1: 9 November 2019

Round 2: 5 January 2020

Final deadline: 22 February 2020

 

September 2020 London

Evening and Day time

Round 1: 26 April 2020

Round 2: 21 June 2020

Final deadline: 9 August 2020

 

 

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Student Body

Full-time MBA

Class profile 2018-19

Size of Cohort: 116

Ratio of applicants to places: 1:3
Number of countries represented: 39
Percentage of international students: 85% 

Men/Women Ratio: 61:39
Age Range: 23-40
Average Age: 30

Length of Work Experience: Average 8 years
Minimum 3 years professional business experience

 

Distance Learning MBA

Class profile 2019 – Warwick

Size of Cohort: 315

Ratio of applicants to places: 1:1.9

Number of countries represented: 69

Percentage of international students: 73%

Men/Women Ratio: 72:28
Age Range: 25 – 55
Average Age: 36

Minimum 4 years managerial experience

 

Distance Learning MBA

Class profile 2019 – London

Size of Cohort: 45

Ratio of applicants to places: 1:1.8
Number of countries represented: 23

Percentage of international students: 67%

Men/Women Ratio: 60:40
Age Range: 27 - 50
Average Age: 36

Minimum 4 years managerial experience

 

Executive MBA

Class profile 2019 – Warwick

Size of Cohort: 97

Ratio of applicants to places: 1:1.8

Number of countries represented: 15
Percentage of international students: 37%

Men/Women Ratio: 76:24
Age Range: 25 - 57
Average Age: 37

Minimum 4 years managerial experience

 

Executive MBA

Class profile 2019 – London Daytime and London Evening combined

Cohort size: 105

Number of countries represented: 25
Percentage of international students: 37%

Men/Women Ratio: 71:29
Age Range: 25 - 54
Average Age: 35

Minimum 4 years managerial experience

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Admission

Full-time MBA

  • At least three years postgraduate work experience in a business related or managerial role.
  • A good honours degree or equivalent qualification. However, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have the academic qualifications but are exceptional, with a proven ability to achieve.
  • GMAT score of 650 and over
  • A high level of proficiency in English.  If English is not your first language you will be required to take a language test such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, CAE or CPE.
  • Line manager reference

Distance Learning / Executive MBA

  • At least four years post-graduate work experience in a managerial role.  This could include budget, people, processes or project management.
  • A good honours degree or equivalent qualification. However, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have the academic qualifications but are exceptional, with a proven ability to achieve.
  • A high level of proficiency in English.  If English is not your first language you will be required to take a language test such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, CAE or CPE.
  • Line manager reference

If you want to understand whether you will meet our entry requirements for any of our MBA programmes then you can submit your CV to warwickmba@wbs.ac.uk for a pre-check. Please state which programme you are interested in.
 

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Tuition fees:

Full Time MBA September 2020: £40,450.

 

Distance Learning MBA:

January 2020 Warwick intake:
Year 1 (18/19)     £15,910
Year 2 (19/20)     £16,550
Total £32,460
 

June 2020 Warwick intake are:

Year 1 (18/19)     £16,550

Year 2 (19/20)     £16,700

Total £33,250

 

June 2020 London intake:

Year 1 (18/19)     £18,510

Year 2 (19/20)     £19,250

Total £37,760

 


Executive MBA:

March 2020 Warwick intake:

Year 1 (19/20)    £22,170

Year 2 (20/21)    £ 23,060 44

Total £ 45,230

 

March/April London intake:

Year 1 (19/20)    £24,500 

Year 2  (20/21)   £ 24,950

Total £ 49,450 

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Address:  Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)24 7652 4100

Website: http://www.wbs.ac.uk/courses/mba/

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

Sarah Hansen, Business Development Manager Email: Sarah.Hansen@wbs.ac.uk  /  Tel: 024 765 74319

Karla Litton, Business Development Manager Email: Karla.Litton@wbs.ac.uk  / Tel: 024 7657 4252

Magda Brown, Business Development Manager Email: magda.brown@wbs.ac.uk / Tel: 02476 528 646

Dean: Professor Andy Lockett 
MBA admissions director: Karen Barker, Karen.Barker@wbs.ac.uk

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Full-time MBA Course Director: Dr Ashley Roberts

Distance Learning MBA Warwick Course Director: Professor Pietro Micheli

Distance Learning MBA London Course Director: Dr Ross Ritchie

Executive MBA Warwick Course Director: Dr Hossam Zeitoun

Executive MBA London Course Director: Dr Dimitrios Spyridonidis

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