• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The M.B.A. at the European School of Economics, Madrid Centre, prepares students for the exciting life of entrepreneurship and organisation management. With friendly and helpful teachers and staff, as well as high quality services, this international experience will be a great opportunity for students who want a great career after graduation.

About

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) 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

Internship Programme

At the European School of Economics, the internships at MBA level are structured, evaluated and recognised as an important part of the ESE philosophy and provides each student the opportunity to spend a period of time in a work environment inherent to the specialisation of his chosen course of study.

During phase IV students have the opportunity to complete an optional internship offered to students to fine-tune their career objectives, and build on their current experience. Placement periods are assessed by the ESE Placement Department and the supervisor assigned to each student within the host company, through an evaluation report on the student’s performance.

Working in collaboration with more than fifteen hundred leading international companies, including some of FORTUNE’S 100 Best Companies to Work For, the European School of Economics offers one of the most competitive university internship programmes available today.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Economics
  • Research and Quantitative Business Methods
  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Leadership, Governance and Corporate Sustainability
  • Strategic Management 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Managing People and Motivation 
  • International Marketing 
  • Applied Business Research Methods 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: ESE practices rolling admissions, and therefore accepts applications for review throughout the academic year on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
    180 UK credits equivalent to 90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed Online Application form
  • A good first degree (second class honours or GPA 3.0 and above)
  • Resume / CV + Personal Statement
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Students have 90 days to complete the English certificate
  • Photocopy of Passport/ ID document
  • Four photographs (passport-sized)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35004 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    35004 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Madrid

  • 745 - 1260 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The scholarship is awarded by the ESE as a partial deduction from the annual tuition fee. Each student profile is considered individually. This scholarship is based on both the academic merit and need of the student applicant. 

To apply for the ESE Scholarship students must complete the scholarship application form and send it together with the master’s application form and documents, including a financial statement, to the ESE admissions office where they wish to study.

To maintain their scholarship award students must demonstrate continued academic excellence throughout their studies at ESE. For more information about the scholarship, please contact the ESE centre of interest.

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