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Why climb the corporate ladder
when you can take the elevator?

Executive MBA

Programme at a glance


18-month part-time MBA programme


Study in a virtual classroom with our Engaged Learning Online (ELO) technology


Professionals with a minimum of five years of work experience


October 2024

Application Deadline: 1st October 2024


An OfS-registered UK degree

Accelerate your career growth with executive training

Whether you’re ready to get promoted, start your own business or explore opportunities outside your organisation, you’ll need management expertise, global exposure and professional connections. A world-class Executive MBA will give you the tools to reach the next stage of your career.

The SPJ London Executive MBA (EMBA) is an academically rigorous and practice-driven programme that focuses on enabling you to add immediate value to your career. It’s designed to deliver the experiences and skills you need to become an effective, empathetic leader capable of driving change and innovation in today’s fast-paced global environment.

You’ll learn from a world-class international faculty, a diverse peer group, industry experts and business leaders. They will challenge and broaden your perspective by sharing their experiences and expertise, both in the classroom and outside of it, as we also offer opportunities to network face-to-face.

This 18-month, part-time MBA programme is tailored to fit into your busy working life. It’s delivered virtually using our cutting-edge Engaged Learning Online (ELO) technology. This allows us to offer an immersive classroom-like experience without you having to leave the comfort of your home, job or city.

Global community

Career benefits

Earn an internationally recognised EMBA degree in as little as 18 months

Study online and avoid losing the career momentum you’ve already built

Gain global exposure through week-long tours to Dubai and Singapore

Gain a 360-degree view of business across accounting and finance, marketing, operations, and people

Develop cross-cultural competencies through hands-on learning opportunities

Become an empathetic, entrepreneurial, and empowered leader

Apply your new skills immediately through assignments and applied research projects

Study alongside high-calibre professionals and learn from their collective experience

Become part of a global network with access to a world-class faculty spanning five continents

Receive personalised career and leadership development advice

Industry-focused curriculum

Industry-focused curriculum

You will learn and apply the latest management and business knowledge to meet the challenges of being an effective manager and future leader within today’s fast and very volatile global business environment.

Industry-focused curriculum

Topics focusing on management include:

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Business Economics
  • Operations Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Research Methodologies

We build capabilities for future leadership, including:

  • Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The programme culminates in the completion of an individual project investigating a business issue of strategic significance to your organisation or an organisation of your choice.

An engaging,
online learning experience

An engaging, online learning experience

Our cutting-edge online learning technology, Engaged Learning Online (ELO), offers you an immersive classroom-like virtual experience without you having to leave the comfort of your home, job or city.

You can make eye contact with your professor, interact with your peers from around the world, collaborate on assignments, break out into teams to brainstorm, participate in polls and quizzes in real-time, and so much more.

Global immersion

Global immersion weeks in London and Dubai

Global immersion weeks in London and Dubai

Having a global perspective is essential for success in business today. Our EMBA programme offers students the opportunity to broaden their horizons by participating in Global Immersion Weeks at the London and Dubai campuses of our exchange partner, SP Jain Global. These trips provide an excellent opportunity for students to learn about new cultures and business environments and to develop a deeper understanding of global business practices.

During these customised, week-long trips, students will have the opportunity to engage with local businesses, meet with industry leaders, and explore the local culture. Expert SP Jain Global faculty will guide you through the experience, and you will have the chance to interact with other EMBA students from around the world, building a global network that will serve you well throughout your career.

Travel bursaries for UK students

We will offer travel bursaries of £2,000 to applicants from the UK for participation in the Global Immersion Weeks.  

Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

“If you want to stand out from the crowd in today’s uncertain and ever-changing technology-driven world, then our Executive MBA might be just what you are looking for. This world-class programme combines leading-edge applied practice and theory. It is taught by our world-class core faculty as well as adjunct faculty from leading business schools from around the world. Our Engaged Learning Online (ELO) technology offers an immersive classroom-like experience from wherever you are studying."

Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

Programme eligibility

We are accepting applications for our October 2024 intake. To be eligible to apply, you must have:

  • A minimum 2.1 honours degree* from a UK university or equivalent academic qualification from a comparable international institution.
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience, which is assessed through the submission of a detailed CV at the time of application. 

We assess applicants on several factors, including their academic achievements, aptitude test score, interview performance and a holistic view of their profile.

*For candidates with extensive relevant professional experience, we may accept a lower second-class degree or equivalent where judged to be appropriate. This is assessed on a case-by-case basis.

A lifetime investment

An investment in your potential

Your postgraduate education is an investment in your potential.

Tuition fee for the October 2024 intake: £20,000

An investment in your potential

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