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Businesses must innovate to compete, but new ideas are only the beginning.
The Essex MBA helps you develop an entrepreneurial spirit and plan a
sustainable, resilient business model that benefits shareholders and the
environment. You explore the opportunities and challenges of
internationalisation and gain the skills to manage in demanding, changing,
contexts around the world.
Why choose The Essex MBA?
The Essex MBA is unique. You learn how to think and act strategically and
develop a broad range of management skills to excel in your future career.
Whether you want to run your own business or take on a leadership role in a
corporation of any size, we help you to succeed.
You are based at our Colchester Campus in thriving South East
England, which has a strong track record of sustainable start-up
businesses. You benefit from superb
facilities, including our dedicated MBA Syndicate Room, and
study support in our new zero-carbon building.
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We connect you with the latest developments in business practice by bringing
in practitioners from leading companies to talk about contemporary business
issues. Our advisory board
is made up of experienced practitioners from industry, finance and the public
sector, including HSBC, BT, Invesco and Rolls Royce.
Our expert staff
Our expert academics and practitioners are
at the forefront of their fields, creating world-leading
research that makes a real business impact.
“We’re an international faculty attracting students from all over the globe. Our
students bring a wealth of experience into the classroom, creating a dynamic
learning environment where students learn as much from each other as they do
from staff. That’s why we’re careful about the students we select for the Essex
MBA; you must be able to develop, based on the foundation of your own
experiences, but also use those experiences to help develop your colleagues. If
that describes your abilities, I’d love to talk to you”
Professor Nigel Pye, MBA Director
Hear from our students
At Essex Business School, you benefit from a collaborative learning
environment where students share their ideas and experiences. Hear what it's
like to study the Essex MBA in this video.
- A suite of specialist MBA’s catering for a range of careers.
- We're applying for AMBA and AACSB accreditation.
If you're self-funding your studies, you'll get an automatic £5,000 fee discount with our MBA
Scholarship. It's one of they many ways that we support you in your studies. Take the next step in your career today with the Essex
MBA student profiles
Our MBA students come from around the world and a wide variety of sectors. Get fresh
perspectives on the challenges your business faces and new networking opportunities. Hear why they chose the Essex MBA to
boost their career.
Book a place at a postgraduate event to find out about studying at a top 20 UK research university. Staff will be
available to answer your questions and you can speak to students about life at Essex.
Join our lively postgraduate community of more than 350 students and work with world-leading academics. Find your perfect
Masters or MBA course today and be part of a UK top 5 social sciences faculty (REF 2014).