Master of Business Administration, M.B.A. | European School of Economics | Florence, Italy
12 months
35000 EUR/year
35000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the  Master of Business Administration programme from the European School of Economics is to provide an inter-disciplinary and integrative educational programme for individuals seeking to consolidate their managerial achievements to date and prepare for a career in senior management, ultimately at the highest strategic levels.

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The Master of Business Administration programme from the European School of Economics is designed to develop the personal and professional strengths of the individual student. The entrepreneurial education received at ESE is intended to assist individuals in defining their professional dream and put them on a specially tailored career path.

Key Components Of The MBA Programme:

  • A choice of four specialisations – Marketing, International Finance, International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Full-time / part-time, compulsory attendance
  • Three intakes per academic year – September, January and April – providing extra enrolment options
  • The possibility of transferring between campuses in London, Milan, Florence and Rome on a per term basis
  • Optional Internship
  • Compact class sizes which help faculty cultivate a mentor relationship with students and provide the individual attention needed to discover their special skills and succeed in their chosen pathway
  • The ESE International experience with students from around the world offers an invaluable opportunity to learn, network and make friends for life.

Graduates from the MBA programme possess:

  •  Strong analytical skills, capable of identifying and assessing strategicopportunities that may benefit an organisation in both the domestic and international market
  •  A solid understanding of the global business environment, trading systems, and geo and socio-political influences on investments, trade, and the economic landscape
  •  The flexibility and creativity necessaryto address challenges presented by a rapidly changing international business environment.
  •  Cross-cultural communication skills, capable of managing people, resources and information across cultural boundaries
  •  Engagement with extant theoretical and practical management literature and ideas that underpin management thought and practice
  •  A critical understanding of key areas of research in management and business studies
  •  An ability to understand how global-economic and technological influences shape the modern business world
  •  An understanding of the importance of key personal skills in management and their application in areas such as leadership, communication, presentation, and decision making
  •  Apply theories and concepts from the management literature and relateddisciplines to address managerial issues and problems
  •  Analyse and diagnose managerial problems and issues

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurial Innovation
  • Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Research & Quantitative Methods for Business
  • E-Business E-Commerce
  • International Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Strategic Leadership
  • International Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

ESE practices rolling admissions, and therefore accepts applications for review throughout the academic year on a first-come, first-serve basis.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



 180 UK credit structure (90 ECTS credits)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application form  
  • An undergraduate honours degree at 2:2 or higher (diploma and transcripts)*, or an equivalent level professional qualification in a relevant field, followed by at least two year’s relevant management experience, OR
  • Substantial experience in a management or leadership role, typically in a middle or senior management post, where the applicant can demonstrate clear potential to operate at postgraduate level.
  • Resume / CV + Personal Statement
  • Two Recommendation Letters*
  • ENGLISH Language requirements**: 6.5 IELTS, 90 iBT TOEFL or 232 CBT TOEFL (TOEFL cannot be used for VISA PURPOSE in UK), CAE 176-184 with no less than 162 in each score or Pearson Qualification 58-64 with no less than 42-49 in each component . Students have up to 90 days to submit their English Language Proficiency scores
  • Photocopy of Passport/ ID document
  • Photograph (passport-sized)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    35000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

London Campus 

  • Registration:  £ 2.500,00
  • Tuition: £ 35.000,00

Milan, Rome & Florence Campuses 

  • Registration: £ 2.500,00
  • Tuition: € 35.000,00

Living costs for Florence

850 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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