MBA application deadlines for Fall 2017 – UK and Ireland Business Schools

A list of upcoming deadlines for the England, Scotland and Ireland’s top full-time MBA programs

Below is a short list of upcoming deadlines for the top full-time MBA programs in the UK and Ireland, based on the schools most viewed on Find MBA.

This fall some schools in the UK and Ireland already have their first deadlines for admission to full-time MBA programs beginning in fall 2017.

Many schools offer staggered deadlines, with the earlier rounds generally giving the best chance of scholarships, as more money is still available.

Meanwhile, other schools offer rolling deadlines, where applications are received as they are received, and admissions close whenever the program becomes full.

Not all schools have posted their deadlines yet. We will endeavor to update the list as more deadlines are published.

London Business School (LBS)

  • Round 1: September 21
  • Round 2: January 4
  • Round 3: February 24
  • Round 4: April 21

University of Oxford - Saïd Business School

  • Stage 2: October 28
  • Stage 3: January 6
  • Stage 4: March 17
  • Stage 5: May 5
  • Stage 6: June 9

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

  • Round 2: October 21
  • Round 3: January 6
  • Round 4: March 10
  • Round 5: May 5

Warwick Business School

  • Final Deadline: August 31 for a late-September start

Manchester Business School

  • Stage 2: October 10
  • Stage 3: November 21
  • Stage 4: January 9
  • Stage 5: February 6
  • Stage 6: March 6
  • Stage 7: April 3
  • Stage 8: May 2
  • Stage 9: June 5 (Final deadline for international non-European Union applicants)
  • Stage 10: July 3 (Final deadline for UK and European Union applicants)

Cranfield School of Management

  • Stage 1: October 30
  • Stage 2: January 29
  • Stage 3: April 9
  • Stage 4: June 25

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 1: October 30
  • Round 2: December 18
  • Round 3: February 5
  • Round 4: March 26
  • Round 5: May 14
  • Round 6: July 2

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

Durham University Business School

  • 31 July 2017 for program beginning October 2017

University of Edinburgh Business School

  • They recommend applying by 30 June 2017 if you require a visa to study there

Imperial College Business School

  • Round 1: September 30
  • Round 2: November 11
  • Round 3: January 27
  • Round 4: March 17
  • Round 5: May 5
  • Round 6: June 23

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

  • May 1

University of Dublin - Trinity College 

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

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