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Global MBA, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Cergy-Pontoise, France | Singapore, Singapore
Open the doors to your desired industry with the ESSEC Global MBA, a 12-month full-time program delivered in France and Singapore. Through its 3 majors: Strategy & Management, Luxury Brand Management, and Strategy & Digital Leadership, participants are equipped with a macro-view of core business functions coupled with industry-specific skills and knowledge to help them make a career switch.
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Overview

As digital transformation fundamentally alters the business landscape, the onus has shifted towards professionals to constantly upskill in order to remain relevant for the job market.

Open the doors to your desired industry with the ESSEC Global MBA, a 12-month full-time program delivered in France and Singapore. Through its 3 majors: Strategy & Management, Luxury Brand Management, and Strategy & Digital Leadership, participants are equipped with a macro-view of core business functions coupled with industry-specific skills and knowledge to help them make a successful career switch to industries such as consulting, tech, or luxury.

A holistic MBA experience encompassing hard and soft skills through trainings on in-demand industry certifications, personal branding and development workshops, as well as career development support, will give you the tools you need to make the career leap.

The notion of sustainability is also integrated in the program through conferences and related courses, sensitizing participants to the importance of social responsibility in the face of business.

Accreditation

AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Programme Structure

Unique to ESSEC, majors provide a conducive environment for participants to deep-dive into a particular industry or sector, allowing them to gain the skills and knowledge necessary for a career switch.

Our 3 Majors

  • Strategy & Management
  • Strategy & Digital Leadership
  • Luxury Brand Management

Audience

The Global MBA is designed for high-­potential professionals looking to make a career leap.­

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Round 1 - November 17th 2019

    Round 2 - February 2nd 2020

    Round 3 - March 29th 2020

    Round 4 - June 14th 2020 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Be at least 26 years old at the time of application
  • Work experience abroad or in an international environment
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A competitive GMAT or GRE score
  • Advanced level of English

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

  • At least 3 years of post-university professional experience (excluding internships)
  • At least 2 years of experience in a management role

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    50000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs

  • Singapore, Singapore

    1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs
  • Cergy-Pontoise, France

    750 - 1050 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

ESSEC Scholarships

  • Early Action
  • Early Bird
  • Young Potential Leader
  • Regional Diversity

Partner Financial Aid

  • ESSEC-QS Future Leader Scholarship
  • ESSEC USA Alumni International Leadership Award - Philippe Mathé Fellowship
  • Serge Bellanger French-American MBA Student Scholarship
  • The Firmenich Scholarship (Luxury Brand Management major only)
  • L'Oréal Scholarship (Luxury Brand Management major only)

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