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University of Surrey, Surrey Business School

Surrey Business School Guildford, United Kingdom View Map
  • DemographyAverage age range of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    31-37 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


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Surrey Business School 
At Surrey Business School we inspire positive change in business and society, individuals and organisations, locally and globally by delivering impactful research and programmes which promote a global and digital mindset for the future of business. 

The diversity of our students, alumni, staff and partner organisations enable us to combine ideas from varying cultures and industries in order to lead and innovate together in the world of business. 

We are proud to be double accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and have recently been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the work we’ve carried out to create an inclusive culture that values all staff.

Our Programme

The Surrey MBA curriculum is modern, relevant and sustainable. Our programme benefits from the innovative world leading research being conducted at Surrey Business School, as well as significant inputs from our network of industry practitioners. Theory and practice are balanced across the MBA, creating dynamic and diverse learning environments in which students discover valuable insights into the key principles of modern management. Our focus is on shaping leaders for the future, where technological innovation and sustainability will be intertwined.

We also have a unique and clear focus on the rapidly growing Digital Economy. Working closely with the Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE), our MBA offers students rare and valuable insights into digital platforms now, and into the future. The programme also benefits from significant expertise in the areas of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, and Leadership. Our MBA is current, relevant and vibrant.

Our Location
Your learning will take place in Guildford in the heart of Surrey, a county renowned as a centre for business, technology and innovation. Guildford is well-connected and a perfect base for exploration. You can drive to two of the UK’s largest international airports in just 35 minutes or take a 34-minute train journey directly into the centre of London, a global hub of arts, culture and entertainment.

Global connections
Surrey is one of the UK’s most culturally diverse universities, with students coming from over 120 different countries. As an MBA student you will develop lifelong personal and professional connections with a diverse and high-calibre group of fellow students.

Many of our academics have invaluable business experience, which feeds directly into your learning. They also have their research published in top business journals, their expert comment shared in national media, and work with some of the world’s most innovative companies to improve business performance.

Taster days
Join us for one of our virtual taster days to get a feel for our full-time and Executive MBA (part-time), including our integrated modules and innovative learning techniques. Taster days are running from the end of October 2020. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you apply to an MBA programme at the University?

Applications are submitted directly through our website. You will be asked to provide your CV, personal statement, degree documents (if applicable) and the details of two referees.

How many people are in each cohort?

We allow a maximum of 35 students in each MBA cohort. Our cohorts generally range from 30 – 35 people.

How many hours are required for the full time and part time program?

Full time program – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Part time program – Saturday 9am – 8pm and Sunday 9am – 5pm, approximately 17 weekends required each year

What are the fees and funding options?

Please check our website for full fees details. We also have scholarships on offer which all candidates are automatically considered for. Please contact us for more details.

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