Upcoming MBA Application Deadlines for Fall 2016 - Business Schools in the UK and Ireland

Deadlines for programs at more than 25 business schools in England, Scotland, and Ireland

Below is a short list of upcoming application deadlines for full-time MBA programs in the UK and Ireland. The business schools listed below were chosen based on the most-viewed university profiles on FIND MBA and other top programs.

Some schools offer several deadlines throughout the application period. Staggered deadlines are often referred to as "rounds" or "stages." It usually pays to apply in earlier rounds, since there's often more scholarship money available at the beginning of the process. However, this varies by school. 

Other schools offer "rolling" admissions, where applications are assessed as they are received.

If not otherwise noted, the application deadlines are for each school's full-time MBA program.

Please note that some schools are not updated; when the application deadlines are posted for these schools we will add them to the list.

London Business School (LBS)

  • Round 2: January 5
  • Round 3: February 25
  • Round 4: April 21

University of Oxford - Saïd Business School

  • Stage 3: January 8
  • Stage 4: March 18
  • Stage 5: May 6
  • Stage 6: June 10

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

  • Round 3: January 8
  • Round 4: March 4
  • Round 5: May 6

Warwick Business School

  • Final Deadline: July 31

Manchester Business School

  • Stage 2: January 7
  • Stage 3: February 4
  • Stage 4: March 3
  • Stage 5: April 7
  • Stage 6: May 5
  • Stage 7: June 2  - (Final deadline for international non-European Union applicants) 
  • Stage 8: July 1 (Final deadline for UK and European Union applicants)

Cranfield School of Management

  • Stage 2: January 31
  • Stage 3: April 24
  • Stage 4: June 26

Cass Business School

  • Rolling admissions (school recommends applying at least four months before the start of the course)

Hult International Business School (London Campus)

  • Round 2: December 13, 2015
  • Round 3: January 31
  • Round 4: March 13
  • Round 5: May 8
  • Round 6: June 26

Birmingham Business School

  • No closing dates for MBA applications

Lancaster University Management School

  • Rolling admissions

Henley Business School

  • Final deadline for MBA program: June 30

Aston Business School

  • Final deadline for MBA program: End of July

Durham University Business School

  • Rolling admissions

University College Dublin - Smurfit Graduate Business School

  • Rolling deadlines (key deadline dates: December 15, 2015; March 15, 2016)

University of Edinburgh Business School

  • Rolling deadlines

University of Liverpool Management School

  • Rolling admissions

Imperial College Business School

  • Round 1: November 13, 2015
  • Round 2: January 29
  • Round 3: March 11
  • Round 4: May 20

Heriot-Watt University - Edinburgh Business School (EBS)

  • No official deadline

Nottingham University Business School

  • Final deadline for MBA program: August 10

University of Bath - School of Management

  • International applicants: April 1
  • UK/EU applicants: August 1

Bradford University School of Management

  • Rolling admissions

Loughborough University

  • Rolling admissions

University of Westminster - Westminster Business School

  • MBA application deadline not yet announced

University of Dublin - Trinity College

  • Rolling admissions (candidates who wish to apply for scholarships should submit their applications by April 1, 2016)

University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School

  • International applicants: July 22
  • UK and EU applicants: August 26

University of Leicester

  • Deadlines not yet announced


IMPORTANT: All prospective students are advised to double-check application deadlines with the business schools they are interested as soon as possible before applying.


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