Experience an international MBA with Essex entrepreneurial spirit.

The Essex MBA focuses on innovative entrepreneurship and sustainable international business. 

Whether you want to run your own business or take on a leadership role in a corporation of any size, Essex Business School (EBS) equips you with a broad management education that develops your strategic thinking so you can excel in your career.

Based at our Colchester Campus or via the University of Essex Online, our MBA is an international course, grounded in the entrepreneurial spirit of the South East of England. You learn with students from all over the world, in a region with a strong track record of sustainable start-up businesses, located just an hour from London. We draw upon our unique location to give you access to visiting speakers, field trips and business incubators and maintain strong links with industry; the EBS Advisory Board advises on our courses and includes representatives from the likes of Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Rolls Royce.

Whether you study on full-time, executive (part-time) or online, you benefit from a collaborative learning environment where you learn from the business experiences of your classmates as well as international faculty.

Why study here?
  • You’ll receive a CMI qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership alongside your MBA.
  • We offer a wide range of scholarships to help you reduce the cost of your MBA.
  • Our international cohort of MBAs hails from over 40 countries.
"We seek to develop socially responsible entrepreneurs delivering sustainable business."
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42 CEOs of the Fortune top 100 companies hold an MBA (The Complete University Guide). Find out how the Essex MBA can accelerate your management career today.

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Following the impact of the pandemic, we made changes to our teaching and assessment to ensure our current students could continue with their studies uninterrupted and safely. These changes included courses being taught through blended delivery, normally including some face-to-face teaching, online provision, or a combination of both across the year.

The teaching and assessment methods listed on each course page show what is currently planned for 2021 entry; changes may be necessary if, by the beginning of this course, we need to adapt the way we’re delivering them due to the external environment, and to allow you to continue to receive the best education possible safely and seamlessly.