Entry requirements

Minimum of five years’ management/professional experience plus a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) or membership of an approved Chartered Institute or a Diploma in Management Studies.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Executive MBA will enable you to supercharge your career at a triple-accredited (AACBS, EQUIS, AMBA) top 10 UK business school with a 40-year track record of developing innovative managers and successful business leaders.

At Loughborough University, with our long heritage and unrivalled reputation for sport, we understand the mind-set needed to go from being a higher-achiever to an elite performer. Our focus is on guiding you through a transformational experience that will enable you to fulfil your potential.

Executive MBA

Our part-time executive master's of business administration is designed to equip you with the skills to manage complex business challenges; develop creative solutions for contemporary business issues; lead innovative change programmes to capitalise on new opportunities and become an effective leader of people.

Through modules such as Business Analytics and Problem Solving for Leaders, the programme focuses heavily on practical problem-solving skills to address real business challenges, through modules such as Business Analytics and Problem Solving for Leaders. Our work-based assignments give you the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to current business problems, enabling you to improve organisational effectiveness and enhance your leadership skills throughout the programme. Our blended learning approach allows you to balance learning and business pressures.

Learning alongside a cohort of experienced managers with a minimum of 5-years’ professional/managerial experience will enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks. You will also have the opportunity to meet and work with our internationally diverse full-time cohort on some modules.

Executive MBA - Sports Management Pathway

We also offer a specific sports management pathway on our Executive MBA for those candidates who wish to tailor their learning to the Sport sector. The course is designed to provide you with all the core MBA knowledge, skills and behaviours, whilst allowing you to develop context specific knowledge and skills related to Sports Management through tailored optional modules and your work-based project. Voted No. 1 for Sports subjects, Loughborough University is an ideal place to study if you are focused on working in the Sports sector.

Degree Apprenticeships Both programme pathways can be done as a Level 7 Senior Leaders Apprenticeship.

Who should study this programme?

The Loughborough Executive MBA is designed to help those with a minimum of 5-years’ professional/managerial experience who wish to transform their career from being a high-achiever to an elite performer in the world of management and leadership. This programme typically takes around 3 years to complete.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    part time
    Up to 48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Typically 3 years

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 222160