The most expensive university MBAs in the UK 2015

Ranking of MBAs from most to least expensive based on fees charged to overseas students

August 18, 2015

How much does it cost to study for an MBA in the UK? Unsurprisingly, the fees vary from institution to institution.

This table lists the tuition fees charged by universities in the UK to overseas students (those from outside the European Union), ranked from highest to lowest.

These data form part of the international and postgraduate fees survey, 2015, which also includes information on tuition fees for undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses.

The list includes links to the profiles of those institutions also featured in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-15.

Institution MBA (£)
London Business School 67,750
University of Oxford 47,925
University of Cambridge 44,960
University of Manchester 40,000
City University London 39,500
Imperial College London 39,000
Cranfield University 36,000
University of Reading 18,500–35,750
University of Warwick 34,400
University of Bath 28,000
University of Strathclyde 28,000
University of Edinburgh 27,100
Lancaster University 27,000
University of the Arts London 27,000
Aston University 25,250
Durham University 25,000
University of Bradford 22,950–24,950
University of Leeds 18,000–24,500
University of Nottingham 24,000
University of Southampton 23,500
University of Westminster 23,500
University of Glasgow 22,600
Loughborough University 22,600
University of Exeter 22,500
University of Leicester 21,665
University of Birmingham 21,510
University of Surrey 21,100
University of Sheffield 21,000
University of Brighton 17,640–20,250
Brunel University London 20,200
Robert Gordon University 17,300–20,140
Newcastle University 20,000
Swansea University 20,000
University of Kent 19,975
Royal Holloway, University of London 19,900
University of Hull 19,800
University of East Anglia 19,500
University of Portsmouth 19,200
Queen's University Belfast 19,000
Kingston University 18,900
Cardiff University 18,660
University of Liverpool 17,800
Manchester Metropolitan University 17,200
University of Essex 16,950
Heriot-Watt University 16,950
University of Salford 16,945
University of Sussex 16,800
University of Aberdeen 16,200
University of Stirling 15,900
University of Buckingham 15,860
University of Central Lancashire 15,500
Falmouth University 15,500
Nottingham Trent University 15,500
Ulster University 15,495
University of the West of England 15,450
University for the Creative Arts 15,140
University of Roehampton 15,000
Royal Agricultural University 15,000
Sheffield Hallam University 15,000
Canterbury Christ Church University 11,000–15,000
Edinburgh Napier University 14,860
Oxford Brookes University 14,560
Glasgow Caledonian University 14,500
Middlesex University 14,500
Northumbria University 14,500
University of the West of Scotland 14,500
University of Greenwich 14,150
London Metropolitan University 14,100
Bangor University 14,000
Birmingham City University 14,000
Bournemouth University 14,000
De Montfort University 14,000
University of Lincoln 14,000
University of Huddersfield 13,900
University of Winchester    13,800
University of Derby 13,520
University of East London 13,500
Queen Margaret University 13,500
Coventry University 13,013
London South Bank University 13,000
Staffordshire University 13,000
Teesside University 13,000
York St John University 13,000
Anglia Ruskin University 12,900
University of Northampton 12,700
University of Bolton 12,500
Edge Hill University 12,500
University of Gloucestershire 12,500
Cardiff Metropolitan University  12,000
University of Cumbria 12,000
Leeds Trinity University 12,000
Southampton Solent University 12,000
University of St Mark and St John 12,000
University of Sunderland 10,500–12,000
Liverpool Hope University 11,800
University of Chester 11,400
University of Worcester 11,400
University of Bedfordshire 11,250
University of West London 11,250
University of South Wales 11,100
Leeds Beckett University 11,000
Liverpool John Moores University 11,000
University of Wales Trinity Saint David 11,000
Glyndwr University 10,750
Bucks New University 10,600
University Campus Suffolk 9,900
University of the Highlands and Islands 9,360
Average 17,580

Notes:
Data are based on a survey of higher education institutions conducted by The Complete University Guide. Some figures for MBA courses have been updated by Times Higher Education using information from universities’ websites. Higher education institutions were asked to provide a typical fee, although some institutions chose to provide a range. Figures are for guidance only. Fees for specific courses may vary from those shown. For the purposes of this table, institutions providing a range are ranked according to the highest fee charged. The averages excludes institutions that provided a range. This table may be updated as THE becomes aware of new data.

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