Imperial College Business School

The United Kingdom offers an extremely attractive market for MBA students. Some of the best Business Schools like London Business School, Cambridge's Judge Business School and Oxford's Said Business School are located here. London is the world's #2 largest financial hub and is a premier shipping and trade hub. UK has a strong Software and IT services market, which is worth £58 billion each year that include over 100,000+ software companies.

Although Visa restrictions have come into place for low-end contributors and graduates from 2nd tier B-Schools, international students planning to join premier MBA institutions can look forward to several benefits. Aston Business School for instance saw its MBA’s salary leap a massive 85% over the pre-MBA earnings. UK also lives up to its reputation as a global hub. London Business School's MBA class of 2011 had 89% International students. On completing the course, students were employed across 64 cities in 30+ countries. An MBA is also a stepping-stone to find employment in the UK itself. Among Cranfield's class of 2011, just 30% of the class relocated to Europe (Including...

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The Cranfield School of Management is located in Cranfield, around 60 kms from London. It is also easily accessible from Oxford, Cambridge and Birmingham making it close to a wide network of industries and institutions. The Cranfield MBA is more than 40 years old and combines practical learning with leadership development. The class represents a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, representing 31 countries. 70% of the class comes from outside Europe. Among the graduating class of 2011, 64% changed country, 65% found employment in the UK, and 71% shifted sector. The average salary was £63,929 and the major recruiters were Accenture, IBM, Infosys, Jaguar Land Rover, Philips, Prime Minister's Office (GB), Royal Bank of Scotland, Saint-Gobain and Shanghai Shenhua Holding.

The MBA program stresses on case studies and promotes experiential learning, team-based assignments, and leadership development.  An executive...

The Imperial College has announced the MBA Application deadlines for the Full-time MBA Program.  The AdCom accepts application from November onwards for the program starting in the following year (October). The admission cycle is rolling. However, there is only one intake each year and it is advisable to apply before September.

Early application also helps in meeting the scholarship deadline (Read about Imperial College Scholarships for the MBA Program)

How to Apply

1)  Register, Login and send the required hardcopy of supporting documents - Two reference letters (one academic and one professional, for four or more years work experience - two professional references), Original Degree transcript and English Proficiency Test Score

Send the Relevant hardcopy materials in support of your application to
MBA Recruitment
Imperial College Business School
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

2) Online application fee:...

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarships


  • Should also be an Indian citizen, non-UK resident
  • Must have an offer of a place on the Imperial MBA

  • GMAT score of 700 (or above).
  • Indian full-time MBA candidates with outstanding potential from the following sectors:

          a)Digital Economy
          b)Energy and Environment
          c)Health and Healthcare
          d)Urban Infrastructure.

Applicants Should Convince the admission committee that:

  • You have a clear understanding about how you will make a positive, and enduring, contribution to the life of the School, especially the factors that differentiate you from other talented MBA candidates
  • You...

Imperial MBA is a 12-Month Full-time MBA program with a focus on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design. Before starting the course, Imperial MBA students are expected to complete three online refresher courses in Accounting Primer, Quantitative Methods Primer and Preparatory Maths Primer.

Imperial MBA students can take 8 core courses in Accounting Management Analysis, Business Economics, Economic Framework, Financial Management, Marketing Management, Organisational Behaviour, Quantitative Methods and Strategic Management. These courses are designed to develop the foundation necessary for acquiring skills in leadership and managerial roles.
The electives in Imperial MBA will allow students to specialise in their area of interest.

Around 25 electives are offered to the students: out of which 6 electives can be chosen. Some of the interesting electives are: Advanced Corporate Finance, Advanced Consulting Skills, Brand Management, Breakout Strategy, Designing and Innovating Services, Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy, Hi-Tech Strategy, Strategies and Policies, Managing Negotiations and Pricing, Intellectual Property Valuation and Leadership.

What makes Imperial MBA...

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