When should I submit my application?
How can I check the progress of my application?
Do I need two professional references?
What are the admissions requirements for entry into the programme?
What documents are required to submit my application?
- A personal statement that includes three micro essays and an optional essay
- Two references
- Your updated resume/CV
- Full academic transcripts
- A recorded video interview (booked post-submission)
- Application fee (£150)
- Test scores where required
- English proficiency
- GMAT/GRE are not required, but may be requested in order to strengthen your application
Do I need to interview as part of my application?
How do I complete the application?
- Programme information: Select the corresponding start date from the drop-down list.
- Academic background: Include a detailed history of your academic performance.
- Language information: Select your native language.
- Professional experience: Include your cumulative work experience and indicate your work history by adding the organisations in reverse chronological order (most recent first).
- Uploads: Your complete and detailed resume/curriculum vitae (CV) will need to be uploaded under this section.
- Personal statement: Your personal statement allows you to express your motivations and suitability for the programme.
- Letters of reference: Two references are required for this programme. It is strongly recommended that one of your referees be your current supervisor. The other referee may be a peer, coworker or mentor. We will contact your referees by email when you submit your application and ask them to complete an online reference form. Once this is uploaded, it will be automatically associated with your application. Please note that referees should not be family members or friends.
How much does the programme cost?
Are the fees different for international students?
Are there any additional fees beyond tuition?
Is a deposit required?
Do I have to pay the full amount for the year up front?
How does it work if my employer is paying?
Are scholarships available?
- Performance-based scholarships of £5,000 are awarded to applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic and professional experience.
- Self-funding applicant scholarships of £10,000 are offered with the submission of a written statement describing the long-term impact of the degree programme on the applicant’s future career and the impact of the scholarship on their ability to work towards this goal. In the statement, the applicant will include how they plan to pay for the remainder of the programme.
- UCL alumni scholarships of £10,000 are awarded to members of the UCL global alumni community.
Can we make use of the apprenticeship levy?
Why should I contact my admissions advisor and what do they do?
- determine how an MBA may support your career goals
- navigate entry requirements
- prepare for interviews
- explore your funding options.
What if I’m applying with only my experience?
What needs to be included in the personal statement?
- Tell us what characteristics of the UCL MBA programme are attractive to you and why the University should admit you.
- What are your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? How will the UCL MBA help you to achieve your goals?
- Describe your experiences dealing with uncertainty and data in the workplace. Tell us how you believe uncertainty or data could impact your industry/business sector and your personal role.