MBA Application Deadlines for UK & Ireland, Beginning Fall 2018

Deadlines already approaching for schools in England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

This fall some schools in the UK and Ireland already have their first deadlines for admission to full-time MBA programs beginning in fall 2018.

Here we present a 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.

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 admissions, where applications are processed as they are received. In this case, admissions close whenever the program becomes full so it still pays to get in early.

As always, please double-check the dates on a program's website.

London Business School (LBS)

  • • Round 1: September 15
  • • Round 2: January 3
  • • Round 3: March 2
  • • Round 4: April 20

University of Oxford - Saïd Business School

  • • Stage 1: September 9
  • • 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 1: September 8
  • • Round 2: October 27
  • • Round 3: January 5
  • • Round 4: March 9
  • • Round 5: May 4

Warwick Business School

  • • Round 1: October 25
  • • Round 2: December 5
  • • Round 3: February 6
  • • Round 4: March 13
  • • Round 5 (international): May 29
  • • Round 6: July 31

Manchester Business School

  • • Final deadline for international non-European Union applicants: June 4
  • • Final deadline for UK and European Union applicants: July 2

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 24
  • • Round 2: December 11
  • • Round 3: February 6
  • • Round 4: March 20
  • • Round 5: May 8
  • • Round 6: June 6

Birmingham Business School

  • • No closing dates for MBA applications

Henley Business School

  • • Final deadline for MBA program: June 30

Durham University Business School

  • • Final deadline: 31 July 2017

University of Edinburgh Business School

  • • Recommended deadline for international applicants: January 15
  • • Final deadline: June 30

Imperial College Business School

  • • Round 1: September 29
  • • Round 2: November 10
  • • Round 3: January 26
  • • Round 4: March 16
  • • Round 5: May 4
  • • Round 6: June 22

University of Bath - School of Management

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

Bradford University School of Management

  • • Rolling admissions 

University of Westminster - Westminster Business School

  • • Rolling deadlines, but they recommend applying at least 3 months before the course begins in September 2018

University of Dublin - Trinity College 

  • • Deadline: June 30

Image: The Long Room of the Old Library at Trinity College Dublin by Diliff CC BY 2.0 (cropped)

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