Study with us
The Essex MBA lets you choose modules to match your interests. Specialise in one of our
areas of research excellence or take a broad-ranging programme that will enable you to be a strategic leader in all areas
of your business.
At Essex Business School, we create individuals who innovate, think and
act strategically and apply entrepreneurial talent to their future careers.
For those professionals who would like to run their own business, or take on
a management or leadership role in enterprises and corporations of all
sizes, we will launch you on your journey.
The Essex MBA
brochure (pdf, 4MB).
Embark on your future
With a global reputation for scholarship, impressive links with industry
practitioners and outstanding facilities, we help you to:
- Explore values-based strategy, innovation,
sustainability, financial responsibility, risk analytics, uncertainty,
ethics, networking and an entrepreneurial approach.
- Question received wisdom, challenge established
structures and norms of business practice and economic growth.
- Create new products and services, design new forms
of organisation, generate social, economic, cultural and personal value,
and your own learning environment.
- Engage with large, medium and small businesses,
NGOs, government agencies, mentors and peer groups from around the
You will benefit from a unique, topical, robust and insightful programme
which is founded on our four guiding principles for twenty first businesses:
entrepreneurship, innovation, internationalisation and
sustainability. These principles are embedded in our curriculum,
our teaching style and our ethos.
You'll be based at our Colchester Campus where you'll benefit from all
the facilities of our
new Essex Business School building.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Why choose The Essex MBA?
The Essex MBA is unique. It emphasises entrepreneurialism, sustainable
business practice and Internationalisation. We give you the best possible
foundation for a demanding management role. We offer a range of specialisms
and prepare you to become an innovative manager at a time of significant
changes in organisational, economic, political and social landscapes across
Founded on our four guiding principles:
"Entrepreneurship and innovation are central to the
competitive agenda of all businesses and the regions in
which they operate. The creation of new products and
services, new business models and structures are driven by
sustainable economic and social needs of all our people.
This can be achieved by ensuring that businesses act
responsibly in societies in which they are embedded and with
which they connect. Increasingly, the ability of businesses
to nurture and develop capabilities and competencies is
dependent on internationally-oriented strategies that are
informed by markets and societies across the world. These
themes permeate the entire MBA programme and. I look
forward to welcoming you at Essex Business School" -
Professor Jay Mitra, Essex Business School
Areas of research excellence
Our range of optional modules enable you to
specialise in key areas of research excellence at our business school:
Our academic staff are at the forefront
of these fields.
We have close links with experienced practitioners from industry, finance
and the public sector, including HSBC, BT, Invesco, Rolls Royce, Santander
Bank and The OECD. You'll benefit from industry expert lectures and
Don't take our word for it
Facebook group for prospective MBA students and applicants. You can ask
us questions and network with your peers.
Hear our students and alumni talk about the Essex MBA experience and how
it has helped them in their careers:
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
Our new building
Our landmark building at our Colchester Campus champions sustainable design and offers an innovative setting for teaching,
a beautifully-crafted learning environment and an outstanding workspace for business innovation.
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.
PG Open Evenings
Book a place at a postgraduate Open Evening to find out more 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.