Advance your career

We are Essex, an AMBA accredited business school. Studying at Essex Business School provides you the opportunity to build-up a truly global network whilst studying alongside your peers. The Essex MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) placing us within the top 2% of business schools in the world, and we have an excellent record of success.

Our MBAs go on to achieve their professional objectives, start their own businesses and make positive impacts on their future. The Essex MBA has been designed to give you the tools to advance your career.

Our unique carbon neutral building offers a serene backdrop to your time spent with us. Located an hour away from London, you can study in a timeframe that suits you, whether that be full-time or part-time. We recognise that potential MBAs come from all walks of life and from differing professional backgrounds. Whatever your experience and whatever your goals, we are here to support your professional growth.

Join our world-class MBA programme.

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How to apply to The Essex MBA

If you think you are ready to apply to the Essex MBA to upgrade your professional toolkit, make sure you read our advice and guidance on how to make a successful application and impress in your MBA interview.

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Business as usual?
Not at Essex.

Our Essex MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)
AMBA accreditation places Essex Business School in the top 2% of business schools in the world
Apply your learning and hear from business leaders during our Director’s Workshops
Be considered for a scholarship to gain a tuition fee discount
Join a diverse, global community and grow your network of prospective business contacts
Become a socially responsible entrepreneur with support from Essex Startups
Top 2% business school in the world
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Your MBA, your way

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Download the Essex MBA prospectus

Whatever your experience, find out how the Essex MBA can accelerate your career. Download the MBA prospectus and register your interest in our MBA programme.

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Meet our MBA Director

The Essex MBA Director, Dr James Fowler teaches management and business strategy at Essex Business School. 

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"MBAs are experienced, motivated and resilient. We want to build on their experience to assist them in seeing new ways of applying their existing skills, as well as augmenting their current capabilities. We want them to go into the world confident about who they are, clear about what they stand for and excited about what it is they can contribute sustainably to any organisation."
Dr James Fowler MBA Director
From Essex MBA student to company President

Alba Sarmiento graduated from The Essex MBA in 2018. Since then, she has been promoted to President of Omni Metal Finishing and credits her MBA experience for building her professional confidence.

Read her story