Study MBA at University College London

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University College London is ranked amongst the top 5 universities in the UK. It is highly popular for pursuing postgraduate education across the world. Located in London and Ranked #8 in the world and 4th in the UK, UCL is known for world-leading research and teaching excellence. UCL provides three options for students aspiring to pursue MBA such as Global MBA, Business Administration MBA, and Educational Leadership (International) MBA. If you want to study MBA in London then here is everything you need to know!

About UCL

University College of London, popularly known as UCL, is the third oldest university in the United Kingdom founded in 1826. Located in London and Ranked #8 in the world and 4th in the UK, UCL is known for world-leading research and teaching excellence. UCL has a total of 30 Nobel Laureates among its faculty and alumni, with 840 professors and 7,000 academic staff committed to research and teaching throughout 11 faculties. The 11 faculties namely Arts & Humanities, Bartlett (Built Environment), Brain Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Institute of Education, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Social & Historical Sciences and offers 440 UG programs and 675 PG programs. The university also offers around 400 short courses and teacher training programs. Around 41% of the students at UCL come from outside the UK, from more than 150 countries and UCL is also a secular institution allowing students of any religion

Types of MBA at UCL

UCL offers a wide choice of MBA degrees to meet the diverse interests and needs of international students. These are:

Business Administration MBA

Students pursuing this program are taught at the Beijing International MBA (BiMBA) Business School of the National School of Development on the Peking University campus in Beijing, China and are awarded a UCL qualification. In this degree, students will develop a broad understanding of management and business through modules in accounting and finance, economics, strategy, organizational behavior and leadership, decision-making and analytics, marketing, and operations along with understanding the unique challenges and opportunities for companies doing business in China. Students can further their understanding of entrepreneurship, technology, analytics, design thinking, finance, marketing, and human resources through specialized modules.

Duration of this Course Full-time: 16 months
Part-time: 28 months
Application Deadline 18 Oct 2021 – 30 Jun 2022
Start Date September 2022

Educational Leadership (International) MBA

The Educational Leadership (International) MBA provides a full overview of contemporary education leadership issues and will allow you to apply that theory and research to practice. This program is meant for senior leaders in education,from pre-school settings to those working at the tertiary level, as well as those with a system-wide role and provides them the opportunity to develop as a strategic thinker, a leader of learning and educational improvement and a manager of resources, exploring important national and international debates in and around educational reform, leadership, teaching and learning. The research and development work is carried out by the Department of Learning and Leadership (DLL) at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society which  has an outstanding reputation. Graduates of this course can work as executive leaders and trustees of academies and multi-academy trusts, headteachers/Principals of state-maintained, independent and international schools, heads of early childhood settings, senior education consultants working within national and international contexts, local authority leaders and as senior leaders aspiring to executive leadership roles in education.

Duration of this Course Part-time: 2 calendar years
Flexible mode: 5 calendar years 
Application Deadline 18 Oct 2021 – 30 Jun 2022
Start Date September 2022

Global MBA

This is a distance learning programme and the teaching is classroom focused delivered online, allowing students to continue to operate as global executives while expanding their skills. This course is meant for high performing mid to senior career professionals who are looking to develop their skill set to lead change during uncertainty and take the next leadership step within their organisation. The programme structure stresses the application use of data, technology and information to address critical issues, guide business choices and navigate uncertain situations in a global context. Throughout the programme, students develop a strong foundational understanding of business functions, processes and practises, as well as the ability to extend that base with specialised knowledge in areas such as Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management and Business Analytics. Small class sizes and interactive features ensure that students are able to engage in rich discussion and build lasting connections with other members of the UCL community.

Duration of this Course Flexible Mode (Online): 2-5 years
Application Deadline 18 Oct 2021 – 30 Jun 2022
Start Date Closed for January
April 2022: 13 Nov 2021 – 04 Feb 2022
Applications not yet opened for July 2022

UCL MBA Eligibility Requirements

Business Administration MBA

  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university 
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall CGPA of 6.75/10, 5.75/8.0, 5.25/7.0, 3.75/6.0, 3.0/4.0, or 55% where a GPA scale is not used. The overall mark required is dependent on the subject and the ranking of the institution at which the degree has been taken.
  • At least three year’s full-time work experience.
  • GMAT or GRE. A minimum GMAT score of 600 is recommended.

Educational Leadership (International) MBA

  • A second-class UK Bachelor’s degree from a UK university 
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall CGPA of 6.75/10, 5.75/8.0, 5.25/7.0, 3.75/6.0, 3.0/4.0, or 55% where a GPA scale is not used. The overall mark required is dependent on the subject and the ranking of the institution at which the degree has been taken.
  • Or equivalent senior leadership experience. 
  • All applicants must have relevant professional experience.

Global MBA

  • An upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university 
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall CGPA of 7.75/10, 6.25/8.0, 5.75/7.0, 4.25/6.0, 3.3/4.0, or 60% where a GPA scale is not used. The overall mark required is dependent on the subject and the ranking of the institution at which the degree has been taken
  • Or senior executive leadership experience of over two years and more than 7 years total work experience. 
  • A minimum of five years full-time work experience after completion of an undergraduate degree and before starting the MBA programme at UCL

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English Language Requirements

At the time of applying to the University, you must have an English proficiency score, if English is not your first language. The following is the list of English Language tests with required scores for each course:

Course IELTS TOEFL PTE
Business Administration MBA 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 92 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening. 62 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each Communicative Skill
Educational Leadership (International) MBA 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening. 69 overall, with a minimum of 62 in each Communicative Skill
Global MBA 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests Overall score of 109 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening. 75 overall, with a minimum of 62 each Communicative Skill

Documents Required 

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UCL Admission Process

Students have two options to apply to UCL, one is through UCAS, and the other is directly through the UCL’s official website.

UCAS

  • After paying a fee, applicants submit their applications using the UCAS Apply and Track Service.
  • Fill out all of the required information, submit your personal statement, choose a course, and follow the status of your application.
  • The Admissions Team looks over all of the applications that have been submitted.
  • UCAS Track is a service that offers information about the choice.
  • Students can accept the offer as a firm (first) or insurance (second) choice using UCAS Track.

Direct Admission Form

  • Visit the official website of UCL and click on apply.
  • You must first log in to complete the application form. Note that the university doesn’t support applications made through agents. 
  • Include any relevant information, such as a personal statement and higher education credentials.
  • The Applicant Portal allows you to track the status of your application and get information about the offer.
  • Follow the directions in the offer letter to accept your admission.

Cost of Studying MBA at UCL 

The fees for MBA at UCL is listed in the table below:

Fees  GBP INR
Business Administration MBA £42,827 INR 23,32,426
Educational Leadership (International) MBA £12,000 (Part-time) INR 12,07,802.89
Global MBA £42,500 (Total fees) INR 13,69,032

Student Visa for UK

To study in London, UK, you have to apply for a General Student Visa [Tier 4]. You will become eligible for a study visa once you are enrolled in a full-time study course. The requirements include:

  • Proof of identity 
  • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number 
  • Offer letter from the university
  • Documents for obtaining CAS
  • Recent passport size photographs 
  • Proof of funds
  • Visa fee payment 
  • Additional requirements by the university

Post-Study Visa

  • You need to switch to a Tier 2 general visa which lasts for 5 years post completion of studies
  • You can qualify for permanent residence provided your income is at least £35000 (INR 3514208)

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