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.
The Essex MBA will enable you to innovate, think and act strategically and apply entrepreneurial
talent to your future career. It will give you the skills to lead others or run your own business.
Embark on your future
Through our MBA you will:
- explore exciting new areas in strategic business thinking including
entrepreneurship and innovation, sustainability and ethics, risk and uncertainty, and financial
- question received wisdom and challenge established and norms of business
practice and economic growth
- create new products and services, new forms of organisation, and social,
economic, cultural and personal value
- engage with businesses, NGOs, government agencies, and mentors and peer
groups from around the world
You'll be based at our Colchester Campus where you'll benefit from all the facilities of our
new Essex Business School building.
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 networking opportunities.
Don't take our word for it
Join our 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 new building at our Colchester Campus will open in summer 2015. You'll benefit from
state-of-the-art facilities, a stimulating learning environment, innovative social spaces and dedicated office space for student entrepreneurs.
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.