Application Deadlines: MBA Programs in the UK & Ireland Beginning in Fall 2020

Deadlines for MBA programs in England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Are you looking to start an MBA in the UK or Ireland in the fall of 2020? Then you'll certainly want to make sure you get your applications in on time. Below we've compiled a list of MBA application deadlines for programs offered by business schools in the UK and Ireland. 

The list below focuses on full-time MBA programs, with some exceptions (where noted). Some business schools have not yet announced their deadlines; the list will be updated when more information is available.

Many schools offer deadlines in rounds (or stages). Where a school offers multiple MBA application deadlines, it is advised to apply as early as possible, to give yourself the best chance at securing a scholarship. However, don't rush and make sure your application is complete before hitting the submit button.

It also pays to get in early at schools where there are rolling admissions - admission to these programs close as soon as the class is filled.

While we have made every effort to publish correct deadlines, it is advisable to double-check the dates on the program's website.

London Business School (LBS) - Full-time MBA beginning in fall 2020

  • Round 1: September 13, 2019
  • Round 2: January 3, 2020
  • Round 3: March 5, 2020
  • Round 4: April 22, 2020

University of Oxford - Saïd Business School - full-time MBA beginning in fall 2020

  • Stage 1: September 6, 2019
  • Stage 2: November 1, 2019
  • Stage 3: January 10, 2020
  • Stage 4: April 3, 2020

Imperial College Business School - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Round 1: September 27, 2019
  • Round 2: November 8, 2019
  • Round 3: January 24, 2020
  • Round 4: March 6, 2020
  • Round 5: May 1, 2020
  • Round 6: June 19, 2020

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School - full-time MBA beginning in fall 2020

  • Round 1: September 9, 2019
  • Round 2: October 28, 2019
  • Round 3: January 13, 2020
  • Round 4: March 9, 2020
  • Round 5: May 4, 2020

Warwick Business School - full-time MBA application deadline (fall 2020)

Applications are considered year-round.

  • Round 1: October 27, 2019
  • Round 2: January 26, 2020
  • Round 3: May 31, 2020
  • Round 4: July 31, 2020

Hult International Business School (London Campus) - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Early decision: September 5, 2019
  • Round 1: October 31, 2019
  • Round 2: December 19, 2019
  • Round 3: February 13, 2019
  • Round 4: April 2, 2020
  • Round 5: May 28, 2020
  • Round 6: July 23, 2020

Alliance Manchester Business School - application deadlines for the full-time MBA beginning in fall 2020

  • Round 1:September 19, 2019
  • Round 2: October 10, 2019
  • Round 3: November 7, 2019
  • Round 4: December 5, 2019
  • Round 5: January 6, 2020
  • Round 6: February 6, 2020
  • Round 7: March 12, 2020
  • Round 8: April 16, 2020
  • Round 9: May 21, 2020 (final international deadline)
  • Round 10: June 1, 2020 (final UK / EU deadline)

Cass Business School - application deadlines, fall 2020 full-time MBA intake 

  • Round 1: September 29, 2019
  • Round 2: November 10, 2019
  • Round 3: January 5, 2020
  • Round 4: February 9, 2020
  • Round 5: March 22, 2020
  • Round 6: May 3, 2020 (recommended round if you need a Tier 4 visa)
  • Round 7: June 14, 2020
  • Round 8: Rolling applications, if there are places available

Birmingham Business School - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • No closing dates for MBA applications

Henley Business School - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Full-time MBA is not currently accepting applications

Durham University Business School - fall 2020 full-time MBA application deadline

  • Deadline not yet available 

Edinburgh Business School - application deadlines, MBA starting in fall 2020

  • Round 1: October 2, 2019
  • Round 2: November 13, 2019
  • Round 3: December 18, 2019
  • Round 4: January 29, 2020
  • Round 5: March 11, 2020
  • Round 6: April 22, 2020
  • Round 7: June 3, 2020
  • Round 8: July 22, 2020

Aston Business School - full-time MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

University of Bath - School of Management - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • International applicants: June 30, 2020
  • UK/EU applicants: August 31, 2020

University of Dublin - Trinity College - MBA application deadline, fall 2020

  • Rolling admissions

Leeds University Business School - full-time MBA application deadline, fall 2020

  • International (non-UK/EU) applicants: June 30, 2020
  • Home / EU applicants: August 31, 2020

Brunel Business School - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Deadline not yet announced

University of Strathclyde - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • No deadlines, but the school recommends applying by the end of March

Nottingham University Business School - fall 2020 MBA application deadlines

  • EU and international students are encouraged to apply by 15 January 2020
  • Final deadline: June 30, 2020

Lancaster University Management School - MBA application deadlines, fall 2020

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

Cranfield School of Management - full time MBA beginning in fall 2020

  • Application deadlines not yet announced

University of Aberdeen - MBA application deadlines

  • Deadline not yet available

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