Essex Business School

The Essex MBA

A compass to find your way

We are Essex. We are an ambitious community of innovators with a global outlook on sustainable and ethical business. We are a collaborative community who create knowledge together and challenge convention. Welcome home. 

The Essex MBA is designed to foster future business leaders. Our MBAs want to use their creativity, innovation and ethical spirit to solve global business challenges. You will immerse yourself in a dynamic learning and commercial environment, whether that’s on our Knowledge Gateway business park within the University of Essex Colchester campus or in our virtual community online. You will learn from your classmates as well as with them and you will find new and exciting ways to do business. 

If you like to challenge the status quo, The Essex MBA should be your next bold move. Select your preferred programme delivery style below to start your journey.

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Find out how the Essex MBA can accelerate your management career today. Order the Essex MBA brochure.

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How you learn
  • Fewer exams and more emphasis on practical course-work
  • Take part in hands-on learning where 'doing it' is more important than 'learning it'
  • Learn as much from the experiences of your classmates as you do from the class leaders
"We seek to develop socially responsible innovators delivering sustainable business."

Business as usual?
Not at Essex.

You’ll receive a CMI qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership alongside your Essex MBA
Our Director’s Workshops take you out of the traditional classroom to apply your learning to current business issues
We offer a wide range of scholarships to help you reduce the cost of your MBA
We offer full-time, part-time and online courses to fit around your lifestyle
Our international cohort of MBA students hails from over 40 countries


Essex Business School offers a range of scholarships to help you fund your MBA:

Early-bird Discount

Essex Business School is offering a £3,000 tuition fee discount to students who attend an interview with the MBA Director and accept their offer of a place on the full-time Essex MBA by the end of April 2019.


Dean's Award

Essex Business School is offering a number of discounts to students funding their own MBA studies starting in October 2019.

MBA News
New MBA Director training the business leaders of the future
22 Nov 2018
Essex climbs into top 30 in the Complete University Guide
25 Apr 2018
We’re recruiting new academics thanks to growth
13 Apr 2018
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Need some help?

Questions about fees and funding? Stuck with your application? Good news! Our Essex experts are on hand to give you the facts, reassurance, and advice you need.