Oxford Executive MBA

EMBA end of course ceremony
Realise your leadership potential with Oxford's global EMBA

Start dates:


  • 21 months

Time commitment:

  • Part time


  • Oxford
  • International


  • £87,000

About the programme

The Oxford Executive MBA enables current and future leaders to make a difference in their chosen field.

You will:

  • be a part of a global exchange of ideas and knowledge, in the Oxford tradition
  • learn to make connections between decision-making processes within a complex organisation
  • analyse global complexity in depth, experiencing cultures first-hand on two international modules
  • become a strategic leader
  • learn how to think entrepreneurially through a group venture project

Designed to be both intellectually challenging and practical, the programme consists of 16 week-long modules. These run approximately every six weeks to fit alongside your work commitments.

You will study with participants from all over the world, from a wide range of sectors and organisations, allowing you to forge powerful connections.

By the end of the programme, you will be equipped with the skills to take your career to the next level.

Contact your recruitment manager to find out more.

The Oxford Executive MBA


Class profile

A highly diverse group from a wide range of sectors, organisations and countries. In the Oxford EMBA programme, the people you study alongside will become part of a life-long professional and personal network that you will call upon throughout your career


Class size


Average age


Nationalities represented


Women on the programme


Employment sectors

Student testimonial

Executives lecture theatre

'Having now completed the programme, I know I speak for myself as well as on behalf of my cohort in saying that the Oxford Executive MBA is transformational. Not surprisingly, completing this rigorous academic programme is a huge achievement in itself and one which augments confidence and credibility within and beyond professional and academic communities.'


- Kristina Manalo, Advisor, The Free Business School

To you

  • Develop as a leader who understands global business challenges
  • Acquire a prestigious qualification without interrupting your career
  • Hear diverse international perspectives and forge enduring connections
  • Discuss new research and findings with University of Oxford academics

To your organisation

  • Leaders enhance their skills to drive organisational performance
  • Develop high achievers in your business to retain top talent
  • Access a wealth of business networks and contacts globally

Admission requirements

How to apply

This programme is for experienced senior executives educated to degree level or higher.

Our students are seeking to challenge themselves intellectually and to advance their career prospects in an international environment. Significant indicators of the suitability of prospective candidates are intellectual ability, skills in teamwork, an international perspective, professional experience and leadership potential.

Would you like us to review your CV/resume and advise whether this programme is a good match for you?

We recommend you apply as early as possible in the recruitment cycle as applications are reviewed as soon as they are received.

There are a range of funding options and scholarships available. 

Kathy Harvey at event

We recommend that you attend an open evening in Oxford or an information session if you are overseas.

Equally, you may like to register for a one-to-one meeting with our recruitment team.

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