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The Loughborough Executive MBA

Loughborough University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary


Our Executive MBA will enable you to supercharge your career at a triple-accredited (AACBS, EQUIS, AMBA) top 10 UK business school with a 40-year track record of developing innovative managers and successful business leaders.

At Loughborough University, with our long heritage and unrivalled reputation for sport, we understand the mind-set needed to go from being a higher-achiever to an elite performer. Our focus is on guiding you through a transformational experience that will enable you to fulfil your potential.

Executive MBA

Our part-time executive master's of business administration is designed to equip you with the skills to manage complex business challenges; develop creative solutions for contemporary business issues; lead innovative change programmes to capitalise on new opportunities and become an effective leader of people.

Through modules such as Business Analytics and Problem Solving for Leaders, the programme focuses heavily on practical problem-solving skills to address real business challenges, through modules such as Business Analytics and Problem Solving for Leaders. Our work-based assignments give you the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to current business problems, enabling you to improve organisational effectiveness and enhance your leadership skills throughout the programme. Our blended learning approach allows you to balance learning and business pressures.

Learning alongside a cohort of experienced managers with a minimum of 5-years’ professional/managerial experience will enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks. You will also have the opportunity to meet and work with our internationally diverse full-time cohort on some modules.

Executive MBA - Sports Management Pathway

We also offer a specific sports management pathway on our Executive MBA for those candidates who wish to tailor their learning to the Sport sector. The course is designed to provide you with all the core MBA knowledge, skills and behaviours, whilst allowing you to develop context specific knowledge and skills related to Sports Management through tailored optional modules and your work-based project. Voted No. 1 for Sports subjects, Loughborough University is an ideal place to study if you are focused on working in the Sports sector.

Degree Apprenticeships Both programme pathways can be done as a Level 7 Senior Leaders Apprenticeship.

Who should study this programme?

The Loughborough Executive MBA is designed to help those with a minimum of 5-years’ professional/managerial experience who wish to transform their career from being a high-achiever to an elite performer in the world of management and leadership. This programme typically takes around 3 years to complete.

What you'll study

The Loughborough Executive MBA is designed to provide managers with a challenging educational experience in terms of general intellectual and personal development, within the context of the academic study of business and management.

Future career prospects

As an MBA student, we are committed to providing you with the very best careers development support to ensure you maximise your post-MBA potential. With our award-winning Careers Network, you can utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters; receive dedicated MBA careers support; and benefit from the UK’s largest on-campus annual careers fair.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 27,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Loughborough University

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  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    148 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%



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