I have only 49% in my BCom. I have engagement in sports and family business too. I have two year work experience and waiting for IELTS result, so what are my chances for an MBA in UK?

Asked by Sreehari Nair about 2 years ago

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Tejaswini Malik

Tejaswini Malik

MentR-Me Team

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The chances of getting into top-notch MBA universities depend not solely on your percentage but also on a lot of things like your experience, GMAT score, and GRE score. IELTS score and many more factors. 

The following are some prerequisites for a one-year MBA program in the UK:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • GMAT/GRE score

The top MBA programs in the UK now require students to have good GMAT or GRE scores. These are the essential exams needed to be admitted to an MBA program in the UK.

  • GMAT 650 or higher 
  • GRE 160 (Verbal and Quantitative)

Work Experience

You must have 2-3 years of professional work experience when applying.

  • Language Requirements (IELTS/TOEFL/PTE)
  • IELTS – 6.0 - 7.5
  • TOEFL – 110

Passport & Visa

You must submit several documents to be accepted for an MBA in the UK. Following are some of the typical paperwork needed to guarantee your MBA term in the UK:

  • Transcripts of all educational qualifications
  • CV or Resume
  • LOR or Letter of Recommendation
  • SOP or Statement of Purpose
  • Scorecards of IELTS/TOEFL
  • Scorecards of GMAT/GRE
  • Work experience certificate
  • Proof of Funds

The top MBA schools in the UK are listed below, along with their QS World University Rankings and MBA tuition costs in the UK.

Oxford University, Said Business School

  • Rank- 4
  • MBA - £65,520
  • Executive MBA - £98,590

Cambridge University, Judge Business School

  •  Rank- 2
  • MBA - £61,000
  • Cambridge Executive MBA - £75,800
  • Global Executive MBA - £86,600

Imperial College Business School

  • Rank- 6
  • Full-Time MBA - £57,200
  • Executive MBA - £61,500
  • Weekend MBA - £50,900
  • Global Online MBA - £41,350

The University of Edinburgh

  • Rank- 15
  • Full-Time MBA - £35,900
  • Part-Time Executive MBA - £34,700

University of Manchester, Alliance Manchester Business School

  • Rank- 28
  • Full-Time MBA- £46,000
  • Global MBA- £30,000
  • Global Executive MBA- £39,500
  • Kelley Manchester Global MBA- £65,000

The cost of a UK MBA depends on the specialization or type of course you choose and the university. The average annual tuition at UK MBA colleges is between £21,916 and £1,000,000.

Living expenses

The cost of living in the UK varies depending on your choices and way of life. International students should expect to pay between £289 and £454 per month in yearly expenses. It includes all luxuries, including lodging, food, transportation, office supplies, leisure activities, etc.

After an MBA, there are many promising work opportunities in the UK. Although all MBA programs in the UK may not offer campus placements, they all have skilled career counsellors who can assist students in securing their ideal positions.


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