Our unique Executive MBA programme, delivered in partnership with Grant Thornton combines the best of academic insight and commercial application. We'll use this to help you develop your leadership and management skills with a specific focus on business growth and innovation.

This Executive MBA programme will allow you to join a community of skilled individuals developing the necessary know-how and confidence to stand out from the crowd. Grant Thornton in the UK is part of a global organisation, the world's 6th largest accounting and advisory firm with more than 40,000 clients.

We encourage you to come and experience a world-class university programme delivered by a university famous for innovation, career-enhancing services and world-renowned faculty and a company reputed for the quality of its service and advice, with a passion for shaping a vibrant economy.

MBA Award
December, January Start
Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

We welcome MBA applications from talented candidates from all backgrounds. Professional experience and personal qualities are equally important to us. We want students who will challenge us and their classmates, people, that know their own mind and strive for both personal and team success. We want to know how ambitious you are, how determined you are, your potential to develop and make a difference.

If you are unsure if you qualify for our MBA programmes we are happy to assess your profile and give you feedback on your suitability for the programme before you make a formal application.

You will need to have:

  • A minimum of five years' post-qualification work experience
  • A good degree and/or professional qualification
  • Applicants who do not have a degree are welcomed provided they can demonstrate high levels of achievement, exceptional career progression or evidence of leadership potential.

Sample Cranfield admission tests

If you do not have a University degree or equivalent you may be asked to come to Cranfield to take the Cranfield admission tests on the same day as your interview. These are two paper-based tests, designed to assess your numeracy and problem-solving skills. The Cranfield admission tests serve the same purpose as GMAT but provide us with greater flexibility. If you have a GMAT score of 600 or more you will not need to take the Cranfield tests.

English language

If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. Our minimum requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS - 7 overall
  • TOEFL - 100
  • Pearson PTE Academic - 68
  • Cambridge English Scale - 190
  • Cambridge English: Advanced - C
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency - C
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English III - pass

In addition to these minimum scores you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test. We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low.

We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date (with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date).

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking a IELTS for UKVI test.

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