Wednesday, 1 August 2012

What differentiates Royal Holloway's MBA ?


The  Royal Holloway University of London offers a very appealing MBA programme with the following key differentiators;

  • Interactive learning that draws on academic expertise and extensive peer industry experience
  • Week long cross-cultural study tour to a European city
    Leafy campus
  • Quiet leafy campus, allowing concentration on studies, but easy access to central London for rich cultural and social entertainment options
  • Highly diverse cohort - one of the UK leaders for diversity - wide range nationalities, business experience and gender balance (rare on MBA)

  • Quality assurance signified by AMBA (Association of MBAs) accreditation
  • Strong MBA identity and extensive formal and social interactions allows profound friendships to develop and long lasting network creation
Culturally diverse

  • End of programme live business consultancy challenge, (real business, real question) putting theory into practise by demonstrating group problem solving
  • Skill development in the context of multi-facetted business engagement, with a range of interesting companies

  • Growing alumni networks around the world, particularly useful for internationally oriented careers
  • Strong international reputation for critical and international research, challenging examination of theory
    Networking in action
  • Industry speakers, professional body events, business engagement exercises and company visits offered across the year

Stunning campus environment
  • Royal Holloway is a friendly and safe mid-sized campus university, its human scale allows you to feel part of things very quickly

  • The School of Management has a leading international research reputation that supports the global resonance of the University of London brand – nobody asks “Where is that ?”

Dynamic student group
  • Study at a very modern, dynamic business school located in the heart of a beautiful and clean campus, with a long heritage as a place of higher level learning that dates back to Queen Victoria. Offers a big wow factor for visiting family members and friends

  • Stimulating and life changing learning within a boutique sized, highly international and diverse peer group of experienced professionals drawn from a wide industry base. Experience extensive in class interactions in intimate MBA only classes where you can really get to know the professors and develop MBA friends-for-life

Alumni experience sharing



  • Theme based modules allow wider, deeper and more integrated learning approaches without the anxiety and pressure that can come from a battery of functionally silo oriented examinations

HP company visit, Sweden
  • The integrative week long international study visit (to a major European city) provides a powerful cross-cultural perspective on management learning

    Business networking




  • Extensive opportunities for business engagement with a range of company visits, guest speakers, experiential learning and practical assignments. Lots of theory, but complemented by opportunities to apply new ideas and ways of thinking

  • A powerful mentor offer that is coordinated through the alumni team

  • The college liberal arts heritage is integrated into enrichment activities, including elements from drama and history academics as well as a wide range of campus community events, activities, clubs and associations 


    Drama class
  • Innovative, bespoke professional development programme supported by dedicated MBA careers advisor

  • Accreditation by the only widely recognized specialist MBA quality body, AMBA. Be confident that your MBA programme stands up to regular, independent quality assurance auditing