Executive MBA (part-time) Program By University of Surrey, Surrey Business School | Top Universities

University of Surrey, Surrey Business School

Surrey Business School, Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Program Type Executive MBA
  • Duration 22 months
  • International students' % 40
  • Scholarships Yes
  • % of women 35
  • Accreditations AACSB, AMBA
  • Students per class 33

Surrey's Executive MBA (part-time) is a transformational experience, both personally and professionally. It has been specifically designed to help you balance a demanding career and personal commitments with a 24-month period of intensive study and professional development. You will put theory to the test and skills into practice as you learn alongside your career with other students from a wide range of business backgrounds and sectors.

From our innovative modules that address the pressing issues of the modern business world, to our careers session and workshops, our holistic and integrated course provides students with a valuable, transferable and highly employable set of skills

The Executive MBA (part-time) is spread over three stages, with a weekend induction and a focus on working in small teams alongside individual learning:

  • Compulsory modules - Full-time and Executive MBA (part-time) students study the same compulsory modules, with their delivery and assessment tailored for each programme
  • Elective modules - Students will select two elective modules
  • Integrative Applied Project - the project can take three forms: business plan, consultancy project or dissertation.


Dedicated Careers Coaching and Support
As part of this course, you will have access to professional coaching and careers experts to provide you with support that is tailored to your individual requirements. From the moment you start with us, you will be connected with a careers advisor who will provide direction in a number of areas, such as:

  • Professional positioning training, including advice on the MBA job market, developing a positioning strategy, CV building and online networking
  • Professional positioning in person including interview preparation, group dynamics and assessment, pitching yourself and presentations
  • Professional positioning on paper
  • Mock interviews
  • Mock assessments
  • One-to-one coaching throughout the MBA.


International Study Tour (subject to Covid-19 restrictions)
The optional Surrey International MBA Study Tour provides the opportunity to travel to a selected international destination and be immersed in another culture, in order to develop a deeper global business mind set. You will have access to company visits and lecture sessions delivered by top international academics, offering exclusive industry insights from an international perspective; as well as cultural days to explore the country’s top attractions and landmarks.


Please note:
there is an additional cost for the Surrey International MBA Study Tour separate from the main course fee.

Professional recognition
Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


Entry requirements

A UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must also have at least five years’ experience in a managerial role to apply. We can also consider you if you don’t have a degree but do have a relevant professional training qualification and at least six years managerial work experience.

Scholarships are available, please enquire for further details.

About University

COVID-19 Information: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/coronavirus/prospective-studentshttps://www.surrey.ac.uk/mba/taster-daysSurrey 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 ProgrammeThe 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 LocationYour 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 connectionsSurrey 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 daysJoin 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. 

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