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Koç University Graduate School of Business

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  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
    Low

Overview

Koç University Graduate School of Business is the only business school that is a member of the Global Network for Advanced Management from Turkey. GNAM is a leading organization setting the future of MBA throughout the World. The Global Network for Advance Management fosters substantive ties among leading business schools, providing opportunities for faculty to exchange ideas, collaborate on research, co-create cases and course materials, and for students to experience the complexity that will characterize any environment in which they will lead.

Koç GSB earned EQUIS accreditation in March 2009, renewed it in 2012 and 2017 for 5 years. EQUIS is administered by EFMD and is given to higher education institutions in management and business administration. 

Koç University Graduate School of Business has officially received accreditation from The Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education. The AMBA accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best post graduate management programmes. As the 239th AMBA-accredited institution worldwide and the first in Turkey, Koç University Graduate School of Business joins an elite family of the top 2% of the world’s business schools. 

The MBA programmes at Koç are challenging, stimulating, and practical. There is an outstanding curriculum, a world-class faculty and a strong opportunity for a large business network. 

Students have the option to study their subject of interest deeply with worldwide acclaimed faculty or to work on site with company executives on real business projects.

Compared to regular two-year MBA Programs, Koç University's one-year MBA delivers approximately the same contact hours in a twelve month period with an intense schedule.

The programme portfolio is as follows:

Modular MBA allows students to pursue a degree programme while continuing their professional lives. The programme welcomes students living abroad with its modular system and provides a diverse student background for class interaction. The Modular MBA programme was established in 2013.

The 24-month Modular MBA provides executives with the opportunity to pursue an MBA degree without leaving their job and international students can also attend the program due to its modular structure.

Technology and Innovation Management Track in the Modular MBA allows students to gain an MBA degree enriched by courses influenced by the needs of the digital age. The Technology and Innovation Management track was launched in 2015. The aim of this track is to prepare today’s professionals to become tomorrow’s leaders in technology management. The curriculum is designed to equip the students with the required knowledge and administrative and interpersonal skills to become proficient managers of large-scale and complex technical projects, engineering operations, and organizations. The programme also offers a selection of courses for students who want to develop their managerial skills in cutting edge areas of engineering and technology.

  

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the application requirements for the MBA Program?
The first and foremost condition for joining the Koç MBA Program is to be a highly motivated and dedicated individual. In addition, applicants must possess the following qualifications: - An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution - Minimum two years of full-time professional work experience - Proficiency in English In order to apply to the MBA Program, the applicants must complete the online application (gradapp.ku.edu.tr) and upload the following; - GMAT/GRE test score (should also be sent to the institution number 0163) Median GMAT Score of the MBA Class 2013-2014: 630 - An official academic transcript from every university attended - Three essays as specified - Application fee payment slip - TOEFL/IELTS scores can also be uploaded if available 2 Reference Letters should be submitted for the application. In the online application, the candidate should state the contact information of those who will fill in the reference letters. They will be provided with the web link of the reference letter form via e-mail. Selected applicants will be called for an interview by the Graduate School of Business. The candidates will be asked to read and study on a short article before the interview and answer related questions as a part of the interview process.
Can I send my application documents by mail?
Only online applications will be considered (gradapp.ku.edu.tr)
Who should write my recommendation letters?
There is no restriction on who should write your recommendation letters. However, candidates are advised to provide at least one of their recommendations from a business professional. This person can be someone you have worked with during any kind of part-time/ full-time job.
Are my recommenders obliged to fill in the recommendation form?
The recommendation forms have been prepared to facilitate the task of your recommender. However, recommendation letters in essay format are equally welcome. In order to upload the essay, the recommender can use the upload button in the recommendation page that s/he is redirected to through e-mail notification from the Graduate School of Business.
Are scholarships available for Koç MBA and how do I apply for it?
The Koç Graduate School of Business offers a limited number of scholarships to 12-Month MBA applicants only. Applicants to scholarships must complete the regular Koç MBA application form and an additional personal statement.

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