Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics

United Kingdom

Inspiring Winners

Transform your career and become an elite performer in business with The Loughborough MBA, based just 90mins from London.
Visit Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics

Transform your career and become an elite performer in business with The Loughborough MBA, based just 90mins from London. Study alongside an international cohort of experienced managers at a Top-10 UK business school among just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation, with the option to extend your studies to include a 45-52week professional internship.

Inspiring Winners
At Loughborough we develop winners. If you want to be an elite performer in business, accelerate your career and learn how to maximise business performance, the Loughborough MBA is internationally respected and will help you achieve your career ambitions.

As part of a small, international cohort of professionals with a minimum of 3 years management experience you will learn how to adapt management theory into powerful, innovative and practical business solutions, and build lasting business networks with your fellow students.

Internship opportunities
The Loughborough MBA is a one year programme, however, there is also the option to extend your studies to two years by including a 45-52week internship, giving you a fantastic opportunity to impress potential employers and apply what you have learned. See http://www.lboro.ac.uk/mba/programme/options/ for more details.

At Loughborough we believe competition can be rewarding. In order to attract the very best applicants, the School of Business and Economics offers a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries, worth up to 40% of fees. Deadlines apply. 














Programme Info

Type of Course: 
• Full-time MBA (1 year or 2 years with optional internship)


Top-10 UK business school
• 7th in UK for Business Studies, The Times 2016 
• 7th in UK for Finance and Accounting, The Times 2016
• 13th in UK for 'Research Power' in Business and Management, Research Excellence Framework, 2014

Starting Dates:
• September 2016 and 17

Length of Course:
• Full Time MBA: 12 months
• Full Time MBA with Internship pathway: 24 months

Student Body

Ratio of applicants to places:8:1
Number of nationalities:19
Percentage of international students:95%

  • Angola 3%
  • Austria 3%
  • Canada 3%
  • China 17%
  • Egypt 3%
  • Hong Kong 3%
  • India 17%
  • Indonesia 3%
  • Libya 3%
  • Malaysia 3%
  • Mexico 3%
  • Nigeria 6%
  • Pakistan 3%
  • Russia 3%
  • Taiwan 6%
  • Tanzania 3%
  • Thailand 9%
  • Turkey 6%
  • UK 6%

Men/WomenRatio: 50:50
Age Range:24-38
Average Age:30
Length of Work Experience:
Average 7 years
Minimum 3 years


Work Experience: Minimum 3 years' management/professional experience plus degree – see www.lboro.ac.uk/mba for full details

GMAT: Not required

IELTS 6.5 overall average with at least 6.0 in each component (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking). Applicants without the required IELTS result may be made a conditional offer such that they provide the University's standard IELTS requirement as above.

Education: A bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent, see below) from a UK or recognized overseas university, membership of an approved chartered institute or a Diploma in Management Studies.

  • Mexico: Licenciado/Titulo (Profesional) de (Subject Area) 7/10 minimum
  • Columbia: Licenciado/Titulo de (Subject Area) GPA 3.0/5.0 minimum when awarded after 4 or more years of study
  • Peru: Título de Licenciado / Título (Profesional) de [subject area] 12/20 minimum. ‘Grado Académico de Bachiller’ not accepted.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries.


Application fee: n/a 
Tuition fees : £23850 GBP for all MBA programmes
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to 40% of fees for the best applicants (no separate application required)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: Students will need a further £3,500 – £6,000 to cover expenses such as food, books, clothes, insurance, laundry, entertainment, travel within UK etc. Travel to and from home is not included. £6,000 should cover a postgraduate living in self-catered halls for 50 weeks in the year.


Address: MBA office, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(0)1509 228842 
Fax:  n/a
Website: www.lboro.ac.uk/mba
Name of a specific person whom the candidates can contact (optional) 
MBA admissions: Frances Capps, mba@lboro.ac.uk 
Facebook: /lborosbe
Twitter: @lborosbe

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