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Loughborough University, MBA, The Loughborough MBA

 United Kingdom


Study mode Start date Duration Fee international Fee study period Year of study
Full-time Oct years: 1 - 3 £27500 Academic year 2020 - 2021

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.

Learning alongside an international cohort of experienced managers, you will share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks.

Being a winner is a mind-set. It’s about seeing opportunities in challenges and then having the skills to exploit them – from exporting to new markets to getting the most out of your team, this programme equips you to manage complex challenges and lead decisive, innovative changes to capitalise on opportunities through smarter ways of working.

With intakes every October, programme offers three ways to study:

  • Full-time over 1 year, for maximum career-acceleration
  • Full-time over 2 years with 45-52 week internship, for the chance to maximise your practical exposure with employers and build your UK job prospects
  • Or you can study part-time over 2-3 years, designed for working professionals, typically based in the UK

Why choose this programme?

  • Loughborough is renowned for its excellence in research and teaching and is an MBA with a solid, respected reputation.
  • Strong industry links and commercially relevant teaching mean that the programme is embedded with a practical decision approach to management decision making.
  • The Loughborough MBA not only enables professionals to develop their management skills, but also includes a unique module which teams students with technological innovators – and provides real opportunities to commercialise ideas.
  • The MBA project enables the student to directly use their learning in their company work-place, applying the management concepts they have learnt across the modules. This means you get maximum return on your investment.

Why School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University?

• Among 1% of business schools in the world to be triple accredited • Top-10 UK business school
• Internship opportunities
• Work on live industry projects

• Competitive scholarships worth up to 40%
• Significantly lower living costs than larger cities like London and Manchester • Named World’s Best Sporting University, QS World University Rankings 2018 

Career prospects

The Loughborough award-winning Careers Network careers centre will give you access to a wide range of resources including one-to-one careers consultations, employer presentations, skills workshops, psychometric testing, CV clinics, mock interviews, and consultations with well-placed graduates in our alumni network.

You will also be able to utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters and keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities via twitter.



Naomi Brown

University Admissions Team

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Just 90 mins from London, Loughborough’s central UK location and superb transport links by road and rail also ensure nearby cities such as Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham are all within easy reach. 

The town’s railway station is also situated on the East Midlands train line offering regular services between Sheffield and London St Pancras International station. East Midlands Airport is only 15 minutes away and easily reached by the 24/7 bus service from Loughborough.