The following application guidelines apply to the Business School's Executive MBA programme and include application dates and how to apply online.

Next entry date
December 2025

Your application checklist

1. Check entry requirements

Before applying for the programme, please consider whether you meet the minimum requirements.

See entry requirements
2. Review the application process

Prepare your personal statement, CV and references as you will be asked for these during application.

Application process and required documents
3. Submit your application

Applications are only accepted via our online application portal. By applying online below, you will be redirected to the relevant application page where you can begin the process.

Important points to remember

  • When completing your online application, you can save your progress and continue at a later date.
  • You will receive a Universal Username (UUN) at the end of the application process, which should be used in any further correspondence with us.
  • You will not be able to apply for the same programme twice in the same year.
  • Once the programme is full we will indicate this on our website.
  • Demand for places on all programmes is extremely high and places are allocated to suitably qualified persons on a first-come first-served basis.

Ready to apply?

Applications for December 2025 entry will open in due course.

Next Steps

Once you receive your offer, you will need to pay a deposit of £1,500 to secure your place on the programme. This is the case for both conditional and unconditional offers. Applicants must pay their deposit within 28 days of the offer to confirm their place.

For guidance on paying your deposit, please see the deposit payment and deposit policy Guidelines.

Pay deposit

To answer all your post-application questions, please see our frequently asked questions.