How to Apply

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Eligibility criteria

The Admissions Committee requires you to have the following:

  • at least five years' managerial experience.
  • an undergraduate degree (ideally 2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be considered if you have a very strong fast-track employment history.
  • candidates are required to complete the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test). Exemptions may be available for some highly experienced candidates. Contact the Recruitment team for guidance.
  • English language proficiency.
  • two professional or academic references.

The admissions process

Admissions video

What you can expect from the admissions process.

Completing your application

Applications are currently open for our January 2019 intake.

If you wish to start or complete your application, please do so online on the Apply Yourself platform. We accept applications on a rolling admissions basis.

To complete the application form, you will need the following:

Before applying, please note:

  • you cannot apply for more than one intake at the same time. If you subsequently wish to considered for a different intake, please contact us.
  • we are unable to guarantee that there will be places left in the later stages. Please apply as early as you can.
  • you are more likely to be successful in securing a place at your preferred college if you submit your application in the earlier stages.
  • if you are a prospective overseas applicant, please allow sufficient time for the UK 'student visitor' visa to be processed.

Please ensure that you have completed all parts of the application process. We only consider a candidate once all supporting documentation has been received. We conduct spot checks on a regular basis to ensure the authenticity of supporting information. 

Should you be shortlisted, you will be invited to interview; these can take place either in Oxford or by telephone, however, face-to-face interviews are preferred. Once all these stages are complete, we will then notify you with the results as quickly as we can.

*Majority English speaking countries as defined by the Border Agency: Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize and Guyan

Fees and funding

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Before you apply, consider how you will fund your studies.

There is a range of funding options and scholarships available.

Application deadlines

September 2018 entry

Now closed

January 2019 entry

Monday 9 April 2018

Monday 21 May 2018 (Director's bursaries scholarship round 1 deadline)

Monday 2 July 2018

Monday 10 September 2018 (Women's scholarship / Oxford Alumni scholarship / Director's bursaries round 2 deadline)

Monday 29 October 2018 (final deadline)