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Business Administration (Executive) - MBA

Ranked in the world’s top 25 by the Financial Times, Executive MBA ranking 2017, the Warwick Executive MBA will give you the strategic leadership skills you need to make an immediate impact. Our world-renowned teaching and research, combined with our innovative culture and comprehensive leadership and development support, will give you the skills, aptitude and vision you need to start your own business, fast track to the C-suite, or to transform your career by redefining your next steps.

The Executive MBA can be taken as a daytime course at WBS’ Coventry campus, or as a daytime or evening courses at its London base in The Shard.

Core Modules:

  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Advantage
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Innovations and Creativity in Organisations
  • Leadership
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Economics of the Business Environment
  • Project and Dissertation

To view this courses modules in greater detail, please visit this page.

Optional Modules:

This course has optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the award. As a research-led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current. For the optional modules available on this course please visit the department website.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


Traditional lectures, seminars, group exercises, case studies and projects will be paired with innovative learning experiences, such as using film, drama, business simulation software and role play.

Contact Hours:

Modules are typically 30 contact hours, which would be split across the teaching pattern of the particular module (weekends, block, or evenings).


Module assessment is a mix of individual assignments, exams, group work and class tests.

Your consultancy project and dissertation will allow you to apply what you have learned to a real management issue, usually from your own organisation. It will enable you to demonstrate that you can explore a business issue thoroughly from multiple perspectives and make practical recommendations based on the theories, concepts, frameworks and tools that you have learnt during the course.

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There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.


Essential information

Course Code



Part-time: 2-4 years

Start Date

London Weekend intakes:
September 2019, March 2020 and April 2020

Warwick intakes:
September 2019 and March 2020

Entry Requirements

You must have at least four years’ postgraduate managerial work experience. We are seeking
evidence of consistent progression including increased people management, budgetary and/or project management responsibilities.

You must have an upper second class honours at undergraduate level from a UK university or the equivalent from an overseas university. However, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have the academic
qualifications but are exceptional, with a proven ability to achieve.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Department of Study

Warwick Business School

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

Warwick March 2019 intake:
Year 1 £21,320 / Year 2 £22,170 - Total £43,490

Warwick September 2019 intake:
Year 1 £22,170 / Year 2 £23,060 - Total £45,230

London March and April 2019 intakes (evening and weekend):
Year 1 £24,500 / Year 2 £24,500 - Total £49,000

London September 2019 intakes (evening and weekend):
Year 1 £24,500 / Year 2 £24,950 - Total £49,450


A number of scholarships are available to students admitted onto the Warwick and London variants of the Executive MBA:
Find out more here for the Warwick format.
Find out more here for the London formats.

Additional Course Costs

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.