The One Planet MBA is a collaboration between the University of Exeter Business School, WWF International and leading corporate partners. These include: Coca Cola Enterprises, IBM, Thomas Reuters, Lloyds Banking Group, Canon and SAP. Our corporate partners support the programme and its students in many different ways including through our scholarships programme,
How do successful business partnerships benefit the MBA?
Once again we have a £25,000 (full fee scholarship + contribution to living expenses) kindly donated by our corporate partner Syngenta for professionals with a background and/or demonstrable interest in food security, sustainable agriculture, rural communities and related areas. Scholarship linked to the undertaking of an MBA project for Syngenta in Term 3
Up to full-fees Ayudar scholarship for deserving applicants from Colombia armed with the desire to make a major contribution to business development alongside positive social, economic or environmental impact in Colombia. Those scholarships are valued at up to £25,000 and may cover programme fees, with a contribution to subsistence. Unique to the One Planet MBA
Scholarship of a significant value donated by an alumnus of the University, the Trevor and Dominica Yang bursary for MBA applicants from China and Hong Kong with the desire to promote “change for good” after the MBA
Also a number of part-fee scholarships donated by the MBA’s corporate partners, in particular IBM, Lafarge, Thomson Reuters, Canon, WWF, Lloyds Banking Group, Coca Cola – with the possibility of undertaking a consultancy project in Term 3 at those organisations
Early bird discount £3,000 for all applicants who secure their place on the programme before the end of March for a start in September
Newly introduced for the 16/17 session is a further discount for applicants with a GMAT score in excess of 650. Discount automatically applied.
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All potential candidates who meet our entry requirements are interviewed before a decision on their application is made. This interview forms an important part of the application process. Most interviews are conducted by skype (due to the international nature of our programme – it is not feasible for all candidates to be interviewed in person).
Essay questions are normally set for applicants with no first degree. We use a variety of essay questions in relation to the content and purpose of the One Planet MBA programme, and the following three are representative of the range of questions we set: