As we are offering this programme along with Buckinghamshire New University, our admission criteria reflect those of the University. They are designed to ensure that each student can not only benefit from the lectures and seminars, but also contribute to the learning environment on our campus, or any of the campuses abroad. The broad nature of the MBA allows us to appeal to a broad range of applicants from across a diversity of subject disciplines or professions. The global nature of the MBA allows us to appeal to applicants from different parts of the world.
Below are our standard admission requirements. However, it is important to underline that the Admissions Committee looks at each application holistically, in order to accept applicants who best fit the goals of the programme. In keeping with the nature of MBAs across many other institutions, we will retain some flexibility in our admissions to enable senior and experienced students who lack formal academic qualifications to be considered as well.
- First degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s)
- A minimum of two years of relevant work experience
- Proof of English proficiency (if required)
Applicants to the award of International MBA programme should normally have obtained an undergraduate degree from a reputable higher-education institution and have at least 2 years of experience in a post carrying professional or managerial responsibility. Applicants for whom English is not the first language should also hold IELTS test’s score of 6.5 or equivalent. As equivalent tests, we accept: TOEFL IBT (score of 100+, Cambridge English Language Assessment (level C1) or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Test (minimum score of 60).
What to include in the application?
In order for us to process your application efficiently, please include the following with your application:
- A filled-out application from (downloadable from this site)
- Clear copies of your highest qualification, such as your BA or BSc degree
- Two reference letters, of which one should be from your employer
- A personal statement explaining why you wish to study this MBA and how it will help in developing your career
- A clear copy of your passport and visa (if applicable)
- A copy of your CV
- An English language proficiency certificate (if applicable)
IBD-Buckinghamshire International MBA Application Form
What happens next?
Once your application has been received, we will email you to confirm and request further details should we require. If the Programme Leader decides to take your application further, you’ll be invited to an interview conducted in English. While Poland-based candidates will be invited to a personal interview in Warsaw or Serock, those from abroad will be interviewed via Skype. The purpose of this interview is to learn more about each applicant’s experience, motivation and aptitude relevant to the study. In addition, the applicant’s ability to converse in English will be evaluated.
Please ensure you have input the most up to date contact details as the Admissions Committee or academic staff may need to discuss your suitability for the programme.
For the September 2017 Intake, applications will be accepted until August 18, 2017.