The Imperial MBA is highly personalisable. It consists of a set of core modules, and a choice of flexcore modules alongside electives.

Core modules 

Our core modules provide you with the foundations of what you need as a leader, manager, innovator and analyst. Reflecting modern career requirements, these core modules strike a balance between analytical, knowledge-oriented disciplines and subjects that emphasise vision, skills and judgement.

Core modules

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Problem Solving
  • Corporate Finance 1
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategy

Pre-study modules

  • Accounting Primer
  • Data Analysis Primer
  • Finance Primer
  • Introduction to Corporate Sustainability, Social Innovation and Ethics
  • Maths Primer
  • Plagiarism Awareness


Personalise your MBA and deep dive into a specialist area with flexcore modules. You will take two or more flexcore modules from the options below.

  • Data Analytics and Visualisation for Business
  • Design Thinking: Solving Complex Problems Through a Disruptive Mindset
  • Investment and Risk Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Operations​

Specialisations and electives

Our large elective portfolio offers ample opportunities to shape your MBA to your career goals. Optionally, you can take a specialisation, allowing you to focus on one area of interest and signal your expertise to employers.


Interested in seeing what your Full-Time MBA journey will look like in September 2023? See our indicative timetable here.

Timetables and module outlines are subject to change. Imperial College Business School reserves the right to alter the timetable when required.

"We have designed the new Imperial Full-Time MBA so our outstanding candidates can lay the basis for a successful and meaningful career. The programme places a major focus on purposeful leadership, and the skills of “getting things done” so valued by top employers."
Director of the Imperial MBA
Markus Perkmann