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Imperial College Business School

School Data

Annual Tuition: £51,000

Full-Time Enrollment: 78

International: 78%

Mean Age: 28

Female: 44%

Male: 56%

The profile was last updated on November 16, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact our general manager.

Application Deadlines

  • Round 1: 29 September 2017
  • Round 2: 10 November 2017
  • Round 3: 26 January 2018
  • Round 4: 16 March 2018
  • Round 5: 4 May 2018
  • Round 6: 22 June 2018

Imperial College Business School is a top international business school consistently towards the top of most respected rankings. It’s London location places it squarely at a major Western economic epicenter. True to the international tradition of London and the U.K., only about 16% of the most recent full-time MBA class call the U.K. home.

Students completing the full-time MBA can expect a truly global experience. From faculty to full-time MBA students to the global initiatives, it’s hard to imagine a school with much more international prowess. The most recent class to be admitted was comprised of 56 students from 34 different countries. Alumni of the business school have sprawled to 125 different countries. Only 10% of the faculty is from the U.K. And the school boasts a very active Global Initiatives program.

Interestingly, at 16%, more students in the most recently admitted class came from engineering than any other industry. Other industries that most students came from are banking/finance, consumer retail and IT/tech, each at 14%. The most recent class also enrolled an impressive 45% women. The majority of students (32%) came from the Asia/Pacific region.

The Imperial College Business School MBA is a good option for students looking to get a truly international experience in an appealing location.

Class of 2016 Full-Time MBA statistics

  • 36 different nationalities represented in the cohort
  • More than 50% of the class have an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects such as computing, product design, agricultural sciences, chemistry and electronic engineering.

Of the 2016 class:

  • 90% were employed three months after graduation
  • 63% made an industry change
  • 13% started their own business
  • 64% changed location

Contact Information

Location:
London SW7 2AZ
London, United Kingdom
Admissions Office:
+44-20-7589-5111
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Top global university

Imperial College Business School is at the centre of Imperial College London, one of the world’s top 10 universities. With a reputation built on solid principles and practical expertise, studying with us will open doors across the world and give you access to brilliant minds and the very latest research in technology, science, engineering and healthcare, as well as business.

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Find the right MBA programme for you

We offer four different MBA programmes to suit you depending on your career aspirations, experience and study mode preference.

Alongside our one-year Full-Time MBA, we also offer part-time MBA programmes: Executive MBAWeekend MBA and Global Online MBA.

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One-year MBA in London

The Full-Time MBA is a one-year programme based in London that transforms ambitious, talented individuals into pioneering leaders. In a community where the next generation of innovators are given the support to succeed, you’ll develop an entrepreneurial mindset to help you create change and tackle global business challenges.

Joining an intimate class of students, your experience is tailored to your own career objectives, combining your aspiration and vision with our unique learning experience. Alongside your core modules and electives, the Imperial MBA includes a variety of practical projects and international elements where you can apply your learning in real world situations. Throughout the programme you will learn from, and alongside, diverse business minds from varied sectors and nationalities.

Located in London, one of the world’s true business capitals, Imperial’s connections attract senior business leaders as speakers and visiting lecturers, giving you a great opportunity to extend your strong international network.

Financial aid available

With a range of scholarships worth up to the full tuition fees available for talented applicants who demonstrate exceptional merit, leadership and financial need, our scholarship offering for September 2018 entry is bigger and better than ever.

The student perspective

“One of the most rewarding elements of this programme is the people. Given the small cohort size, it really is a family. There’s an extremely strong support network across the cohort. The faculty are not only very knowledgeable in their fields but are also incredible teachers.

Taking part in the Full-Time MBA has not only advanced my career but has also given me the opportunity to participate in brand new experiences, meet new people and learn about new subject matters.”

Adrienne Fung

Full-Time MBA 2016-17

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