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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business London Campus

2024/25 edition

About The University of Chicago Booth School of Business London Campus

In 1943, Chicago Booth created the world’s first Executive MBA Program. Today, we remain leaders in the field. With permanent campuses in Chicago, London and Hong Kong—all offering access to the same courses, the same distinguished Chicago Booth faculty, and the same prestigious MBA degree. As a student on our Executive MBA Program, you’ll experience what makes Chicago Booth unique: our long-standing commitment to empowering bold thinkers and inquisitive minds to challenge, innovate, and create lasting impact in the world.

The London Executive MBA program is a rigorous part-time general management program with a curriculum designed to provide executives with the knowledge and skills needed to face business challenges today and in the future.

Three continents. One integrated program.

With permanent campuses in Chicago, Hong Kong and London, Chicago Booth lives in the global marketplace. Regardless of your primary campus, you will study at all three locations and gain first-hand knowledge of how business is conducted from your fellow students. No other business school in the world has three such vibrant and diverse student bodies with whom to study and collaborate.

A powerful business credential

Graduates of Chicago Booth's Executive MBA program earn the same top-ranked MBA offered in our full-time program. You will emerge with sophisticated analytical frameworks as well as a toolbox of powerful skills to understand global business.

Combine work and study without interrupting your career

On the London EMBA Program classes are held every three to six weeks. This modular format consists of 16 one-week sessions spread over 22 months, which allows you to continue working while simultaneously earning your MBA, growing your global network and immediately applying what you learn in the classroom when you return to work.

A worldwide network of 55,000 graduates

A Chicago Booth MBA is the key to a powerful, lively alumni network of business professionals in over 120 countries across the globe.

World class faculty

The professors who teach on the program in London are drawn from the same prestigious faculty that teach on all Chicago Booth programs. Chicago Booth was the first business school to have a Nobel Laureate on its faculty and the first business school to win nine Nobel prizes.

Course details

Accreditation: AACSB

  • EMBA Ranking: Top 10 in the world (most major media rankings tables)
  • Starting Dates: The EMBA in London is a part-time program that begins in August each year.
  • Length of Course: 22 months

Class profile (London Campus)

  • Average work experience: 14 years
  • Average age: 37
  • Advanced degrees: 54%
  • Number of nationalities represented: 34

Executive MBA Curriculum

The EMBA curriculum will help you generate new business insights and create game-changing impact in the workplace. You’ll build a strong foundation in the fundamental tools of business, apply those tools to timely, real-world business challenges, develop your leadership skills, and integrate key concepts you’ve learned in an experiential capstone course. In the second half of the program, you’ll pursue your specific business interests by choosing four elective courses and one capstone course.

Executive MBA career and leadership impact

As a Booth MBA you’ll enjoy lifelong access to global industry expertise, individualized coaching, and leadership and career support. All of our EMBA career and leadership programs are tailored to meet the needs of executive‐level professionals with unique aspirations, capabilities, and perspectives.

Our Global Career and Leadership Development (GCLD) team’s offerings combine classroom experiences with skill-building workshops, personalized coaching, curated discussions with alumni, and career support.

The EMBA student experience

As a London Executive MBA student at Chicago Booth, you’ll join global business school students and find a supportive community that is dedicated to empowering and inspiring you.

Our collaborative culture starts in the classroom, where you’ll be challenged and championed by peers and faculty who share your passion for learning. In group assignments and lively classroom debate, you’ll engage with professionals from a broad range of industries, functions backgrounds and geographies.

Meet a current London Executive MBA student

Executive MBA fees and funding

  • Application fee: $175 US dollars
  • Tuition fees for 2023 entry: $173, 500 USD

The Executive MBA Program cost covers tuition, fees, books and course materials, hotel accommodations for global residencies, and most meals. It is billed quarterly in equal installments.

A number of merit-based scholarships are available

Learn how you can build a case for support from your employer to obtain the flexibility to pursue the program and even help fund your MBA.

How to apply

A complete application (submitted online) includes:

  • An application form
  • Essay and current resume/CV
  • Official transcripts/marks from all higher education institutions from which you have earned a degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal interview
  • GMAT/ Executive Assessment /GRE Test Score
  • US $175 application fee

After admission, we require a letter of company support certifying your employer will allow you to attend all classes. A TOEFL is not required for our Executive MBA programme in London.

Learn more about our application process here

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Chicago Booth London Campus

As an EMBA student at Booth in London, you’ll study in the heart of Europe’s business and start-up capital.

On our world-class London facility, you’ll join a community of accomplished senior executives from across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and beyond. Approximately 78 percent of our students commute to Booth’s London business school campus from outside of the United Kingdom, bringing practical management insights and diverse industry perspectives to class.

We’d love to welcome you to our London Executive MBA campus. While you’re here, we encourage you to sit in on a class. It’s the best way to see our faculty in action and experience our culture of rigorous inquiry first-hand.

Contact details

+ 44 (0)20 7070 2200
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