Oxford Said MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015

Saïd Business School offers a one-year full-time Master of Business Administration degree, which enrolls approximately 250 students per year. The School has revamped its MBA programme for the 2014/15 academic year, which will focus more heavily on Entrepreneurship, Global rules of the game and Responsible leadership.

The academic calendar consists of three terms each lasting ten weeks. The first eight weeks are used for lectures. The ninth week is the study week and the tenth week is the exam week. The one-year programme will be extended in 2014/15 to allow for the additional workload. Each of the three terms will be two weeks longer and there will be three extra weeks of pre-course work at the beginning.

Oxford Said MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015

Essay Questions

  1. How do you fit with Oxford Saïd’s mission? (Maximum 500 words)
  2. Is there anything not covered in the application form which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you? (Maximum 250 words)

If you are applying under the 1+1 scheme you also need to submit the following essay:

  1.  Explain why you see this as particularly beneficial for you and how it fits with your careers and personal development aims (Maximum 250 words)

Re-applicants will need to complete the essays mentioned above and another essay on the topic:

  1. What improvements have you made in your candidacy since you last applied to the Oxford MBA? (Maximum 250 words)

When reviewing your essays the Admissions Committee will be looking for evidence of the following: Good communication skills, leadership potential, analytical skills, fit within the Oxford MBA community, among other characteristics.

Deadlines 2015-2016

Round 1
Application deadline: September 11, 2015
Decision released: October 16, 2015

Round 2
Application deadline: October 30, 2015
Decision released: December 11, 2015

Round 3
Application deadline: January 8, 2016
Decision released: March 4, 2016

Round 4
Application deadline: March 18, 2016
Decision released: April 29, 2016

Round 5
Application deadline: May 6, 2016
Decision released: June 10, 2016

Round 6
Application deadline: June 10, 2016
Decision released: July 8, 2016

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