Full-Time MBA Why Imperial

Study your MBA at Imperial: a global top 10 university

Imperial College Business School is the place to study a Full-Time MBA in the centre of London at a globally respected university.  

Imperial College London is renowned for academic excellence - with Nobel prize winning efforts – the College nurtures ambitious individuals like you to become impactful leaders on a global scale.

The Business School’s position within this world-leading technology institute places the Full-Time MBA at the intersection of business and technology to drive innovation.

This prestigious reputation is reflected in our rankings: 

  • Imperial College London ranked #3 in Europe, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 
  • Imperial College London ranked #6 in the world, QS World University Rankings 2023
  • Full-Time MBA ranked in the top 10 in Europe, Financial Times Global MBA ranking 2022 and QS Global MBA Rankings 2023

World-leading academics and cross-disciplinary collaboration 

As part of Imperial College London, a global leader in science and technology, our students have the unique opportunity to explore the fusion of business, technology and science to create real, lasting impact on business and society.

We combine innovative thinking with new technology to develop solutions to real global issues. Our world-leading researchers implement practical solutions, and their research excellence informs our teaching.

This thought leadership is sought by governments, global business leaders and policymakers who often choose to partner with us on research projects. This combined knowledge, academic and industry experience as well as pioneering research brings rich insights and discussion to every aspect of the Full-Time MBA.   

Find out more about our faculty and research 

Your London advantage 

Our location in one of the world’s most visible and progressive cities puts you right in the middle of the action.

London is one of the world’s global cities, a centre for business and innovation, with a multicultural population and an international outlook. It’s a hub of culture, creativity and connection.

During your MBA, you’ll have opportunities to engage with global companies, hear from world-renowned speakers, and learn from industry leaders. Our campuses in South Kensington and White City put you in the heart of London surrounded by world-renowned museums and art institutions.

Living and studying in London means you’ll be enviably placed to make the city your own both during and after your MBA.  

Immersive learning opportunities 

Learn how to tackle real-world business challenges through our immersive learning opportunities. Develop innovative ideas, an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to create lasting impact in the workplace.  

From the Imperial Innovation Challenge where you’ll be taught by STEM researchers at the College, to the London Tech Trek, exploring the latest in technology and innovation in London, these learning activities will strengthen your understanding of business, innovation and responsible leadership. 

Create a meaningful network 

An MBA is not a solo endeavour. Our students establish lifelong global networks of friends and contacts, learning about different cultures and business practices from each other.  

Becoming an MBA student at the Business School creates an unrivalled opportunity to build your connections with access to more than 700 fellow MBA students, 340 clubs and societies, a full calendar of events, and entry to an actively engaged global alumni network. 

See the networking opportunities available

"Imperial produces ground-breaking technology and creates an innovative environment by encouraging openness, curiosity, diversified collaboration and the pursuit of perfection. Imperial’s Full-Time MBA programme is well-designed in both academic and practical aspects, focusing on finance and management. It is located in London, which means there are a tremendous amount of opportunities to explore the latest innovative technologies and business solutions."
Full-Time MBA 2020-21
Joanne Long, Full-Time MBA 2020-21, student at Imperial College Business School