Studying an MBA means students will gain knowledge about strategies and operations to run an organisation besides getting exposure to various aspects of the Business World. Pursuing an MBA is a huge commitment, but before applying you must know the entry requirements.
- An upper second class three-year bachelor degree like Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) or Bachelor of Science (BSc). It is considered equivalent to a British Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree
- Some universities may require an upper second class Honours degree like B.Com. (H), B.Sc. (H) or a four year degree course like B.E
- For top most Universities, a good first degree from a leading university in India or its equivalent is essential
All UK MBA programmes require a minimum of three years full-time continuous work experience of executive or managerial level, although five years of work experience is preferred.
A number of UK Universities require students to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The GMAT tests the following skills:
- Analytical writing
- Integrated reasoning
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Verbal Critical Reasoning
You have three and a half hours to complete the exam. Scores are valid for five years. The score of 600 is considered good and over 660 as excellent.
Many UK colleges offer university affiliated MBA programs which are much cheaper than University MBA Programs and may not require to take GMAT.
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For almost all universities, students are required to take TOEFL or IELTS, an English Proficiency Exam for admission to an MBA program in UK. It is mandatory for most UK institutes, even if you have studied in English before. Some schools may waive this criterion if convinced after a personal interview.
Apart from this, students would be expected to submit an application consisting of MBA essays and recommendations and will also have to complete an interview.