Full-Time MBA

Start date:
One year
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London, UK

Become a business leader for the future

With the one-year MBA at Imperial College London, a global top-10 university, you will join an ecosystem built on technology and innovation, at the forefront of the world's greatest challenges. You will gain vital business knowledge fused with the latest technology insights to transform your career, your industry, and even the world we live in. This unique position, alongside our location in London, Europe's start-up capital and a global business hub, will give you the edge to accelerate your career in an ever-changing market.

Wondering how this is put into practice? Our MBA is designed with you in mind, providing core learning alongside options to personalise your programme, and transformational global and leadership experiences. 

Achieve your full potential and stand out in a crowded market.

elective options to personalise your MBA
of graduates employed within three months (class of 2022)
optional concentrations
in the UK (Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2023)
Explore the programme

A London MBA from a global top 10 university

in Europe (Imperial College London, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023)
in the world (Imperial College London, QS World University Rankings 2024)
city for students (London, QS Best Student City Rankings 2023)

Programme content

Personalise the Imperial MBA according to your career ambitions. Our one-year MBA includes pre-study and core modules to ground your knowledge, as well as a choice of flexcore and elective modules to personalise your programme.

You can also choose a concentration to focus on a particular subject area and signal your interests to employers.

Download an example Full-Time MBA timetable.

Please note, programme content is subject to change.

Through a combination of online pre-study modules and induction week, you will be ready to hit the ground running when your programme begins. This comprehensive preparation not only prepares you for the academic rigour ahead but also ensures you're thoroughly equipped to maximise the benefits of your programme.

Pre-study modules

Online | Pre-September

Before the start of your programme, you will be expected to complete online pre-study modules, delivered via The Hub, our bespoke virtual learning environment. These include primers in key areas including accounting, careers, corporate sustainability, data analysis, finance, maths, plagiarism awareness, and social innovation and ethics.

Please note that some modules are compulsory while others are strongly recommended.

Induction week

On campus | Early September, compulsory

Your Full-Time MBA induction will be spent at our South Kensington campus in London, where you will meet with the rest of your cohort, faculty, and programme staff. This takes place at the start of September when the programme begins and lasts for two weeks, it will include a climate change away day - an opportunity to bond with your new classmates.

What our students say

“The Business School provides a lot of ways to connect with like-minded people driven by passion on various topics of interest through university-wide electives, events, and networking sessions.”
Komal Bapna
Full-Time MBA 2023
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Career impact

Imperial College Business School Careers provide world-class support that is tailored to your own individual career aspirations and is an integral part of our MBA programmes. A number of personalised services are provided before you start your programme, throughout your time at the Business School, and after you graduate, to support you both in securing a job in the sector of your choice and with ongoing career success.

Employment outcomes below refer to the class of 2022.

“The Careers team has been great! The Personal Leadership Journey provides a guide to help develop our skills and so far has touched on everything from job hunting to networking to professional presentation skills. I have been very lucky to have a great career consultant who helps keep me on track and working on my career goals.”
David Rex
Full-Time MBA 2022
Director of Customer Success, Palolo
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Frequently asked questions

All applications to our postgraduate programmes are made online – we do not accept paper applications.

Please refer to the how to apply section of our Admissions page to see which documents you are required to submit with your application.

We have a series of admissions rounds throughout the year, with decisions typically released four weeks after each application deadline. Full details of application and decision deadlines are available here.

Please email the Imperial MBA Admissions team if you would like to request feedback on your application. Please note that whilst limited feedback can be provided, the decision of the academic selectors is final and it will not be possible for your application to be reconsidered.

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