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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD, ENGLAND

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Said Business School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded by businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Wafic Saïd in 1996, Saїd Business School is affiliated to the University of Oxford and is one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. It is a part of one of the four academic divisions of the University of Oxford- Social Sciences. The school offers undergraduate programs, graduate programs, diploma courses, and online courses. The school is famous for its excellence in areas, including finance, management, entrepreneurship, tax, digital marketing, social innovation, etc.

According to Forbes, the acceptance rate at Saïd Business School is 20%, indicating that it is among the more selective universities in the UK. The school is currently working from two locations- Park End Street and Egrove Park with international students from 62 countries.

Coronavirus Update

  • The school has been working to develop an enhanced learning experience that reflects the current circumstances. 
  • Till new guidelines, teaching will be done in small groups and will be accompanied by high quality, digital learning experiences. 
  • School’s Executive Education Open Programmes have suspended in-person teaching till there is an update on the COVID-19 pandemic but the online programs remain unaffected.

Saїd Business School Rankings

The school has been ranked at the following positions by different ranking surveys:

  • According to Times Higher Education, Oxford university was ranked 1st in the World University Rankings 
  • According to Global MBA Ranking 2019 by FT.com, Saïd Business School was ranked #13.
  • Saїd Business School was awarded as the Business School of the year in Times Higher Education Awards 2017
  • Saїd’s MBA program was ranked 5th internationally for one-year programs in Forbes 2019

Highlights

Established1996
University typePublic
Campus settingUrban
Number of CampusesTwo
Affiliated toUniversity of Oxford
University-owned accommodationAvailable
AffiliationUniversity of Oxford
Financial AidScholarships, loans, external funding
Websitesbs.ox.ac.uk/

Campus

  • There are two campuses of Saїd Business School
    • Park End Street 
    • Egrove Park
  • Park End Street has two modern buildings - the East Wing and the Thatcher Business Education Centre.
    • The East Wing building includes facilities like exhibition space, seminars rooms, amphitheater, garden room, virtual meeting space known as ‘The Oxford Hive’, etc. 
    • The Thatcher Business Education Centre features Harvard style lecture theatres, club rooms, a wide range of classrooms and seminar rooms, three dining rooms, etc. 
    • The building also boasts sustainable features like the use of geothermal, solar energy, and rainwater harvesting. 
    • For this, the school also won Best Newcomer and Gold Award at The Green Impact Awards.:
  • Egrove Park site is spread over 37 acres of ground and is a residential business meeting venue.
    • The site supports a wide range of business meetings, from boardroom discussions to residential conferences.
    • Egrove Park also offers accommodation facilities and has 63 comfortable bedrooms.
  • Saїd Business School has an active LGBTQ+ community.
  • School's Egrove Park campus offers extensive sports facilities.

Residence

  • Applicants coming to Saïd Business School may stay in privately rented accommodation or university-owned accommodation. However, there is only limited availability for College-owned housing.
  • International students can find accommodation while studying in the UK through other sources.
  • Saïd Business School offers residence facilities for family and partners. 
  • University Accommodation Office of Oxford University helps to find a suitable flat or room available on the campus property. 
    • The Office manages rooms, flats and houses in and around Oxford city center, that are available for full-time graduate students, families, couples, etc. 
  • Applicants can find more information about renting and accommodation in the private sector through the Oxford StudentPad. 
    • Oxford SU Accommodation Service allows students to search for all types of short or long-term accommodation.

Programs

Saïd Business School offers a range of courses through MBA programs, degree programs, executive diplomas, and executive education programs.

  • MBA programs include a one-year, full-time MBA, a 21-month part-time Executive MBA, and tailored 1+1 MBA programs.
  • Degree programs are offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The programs include: 
    • BA(Hons) Economics and Management, 
    • MSc in Financial Economics, 
    • MSc Law and Finance, 
    • MSc in Major Programme Management, 
    • DPhil in Management, 
    • DPhil in Finance
  • Diploma programs include: 
    • Oxford Diploma in Financial Strategy, 
    • Oxford Diploma in Global Business, 
    • Oxford Diploma in Organisational Leadership, 
    • Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation
  • Saïd Business School also provides executive education that includes on-campus open programs, online-programs, custom programs, etc. 

Application process

  • For the undergraduate admission in BA Economics and Management, Saïd Business School accepts applications through the UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) admission portal.[11]
  • For graduate programs and diploma courses, applicants have to apply through the online application portal of Saïd Business School. 
  • Application fee: 150 GBP (non refundable)
  • For online courses, applicants have to register online. 
  • Saïd Business School offers September and January intake. 
  • The application deadlines and requirements differ from the courses.
  • Students wanting to pursue an MBA should go through the application process and must meet the MBA application-requirements. 
  • The acceptance rate at Saïd Business School: 20% by Forbes 
  • Some courses at Saïd Business School ask for GMAT and GRE scores.
Average GMAT Score690
Average GRE160
  • International students must meet the given English Proficiency Requirement:
TOEFL110 (Listening: 22; Reading: 24; Speaking: 25; Writing: 24)
IELTS7.5 (7.0 in each component)
CAE/CPE191 (185 in each component)
  • Other supporting documents include:
    • IELTS scores
    • Valid work/professional/institutional email address for each referee.
    • Three completed essays as directed by the application form.
    • Resume, CV
    • Financial Statement of Support. 
    • A copy of the passport identification page

Cost of Attendance

  • The charges of the program include tuition fees, college fees, and also college union charges.
CourseTuition fees in GBP
Executive MBA91,350
1 year MBA59,490
MSc Financial Economics45,000
Digital marketing (online program)2,200
Global Business Diploma27,020
  • These fees for the programs do not include living expenses. Students can refer to the website of the University of Oxford for details on living expenses in Oxford.
ExpensesLiving costs for 12 months in GBP – Lower RangeLiving costs for 12 months in GBP –Upper Range
Food3,2404,260
Accommodation7,5609,120
Personal Items1,5602,940
Social Activities5401,320
Study Costs4801,140
Other240660

Financial Aid

  • Students can avail ample Scholarships Opportunities from Saïd Business School, Oxford University, Oxford's colleges, and external sources.
  • Saïd Business School offers Scholarships on degree programs and diplomas that are funded by a variety of sources. 
  • Loans and external funding options are also available by some external organizations.
  • Applicants can avail scholarships to courses that start in September and October and who apply before the course's January deadline.
  • Saïd Business School does not have a separate scholarship application process. Students are automatically considered for scholarships if they meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Some of the Scholarships are:
DPhil programsSaïd Business School doctoral support, Oxford Saïd-HEC Montréal Scholarship,
Eni-Oxford DPhil Scholarship
Executive MBAEMBA Director's Scholarships (additional application required), The Hasmukh Patel Scholarship, Linbury Scholarships
MBA and 1+1 MBAAlumni Annual Fund Scholarships, Jacobs Foundation Scholarships, Oxford-Ideality Scholarships
MSc in Financial EconomicsAlumni Annual Fund Scholarships, Oxford Saïd-HEC Montréal Scholarship
Oxford Executive DiplomasScholarships for Women (additional application required)
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$ 77,2241st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Apr 03

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650

22 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jul 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 58,3751st YEAR
FEES

9 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 44,7801st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 35,0511st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 77,2241st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Apr 03

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650

22 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jul 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 58,3751st YEAR
FEES

9 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 44,7801st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 35,0511st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 35,0511st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 33,7281st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 77,2241st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Apr 03

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650

22 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jul 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 44,7801st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100
$ 58,3751st YEAR
FEES

9 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 77,2241st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Apr 03

Application Deadline

LOR | SOP

ENTRY requirement

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650

22 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jul 06

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
$ 35,0511st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 33,7281st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 35,0511st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Oct 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  110  |  IELTS  7.5  |  GMAT  650  |  GRE  160
$ 58,3751st YEAR
FEES

9 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jan 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7  |  GMAT  650
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Said Business School Overview

Institution TypePrivate
AffiliationUniversity of Oxford
Student Population
Application Cost$194
Average Cost of Attendance$35,051 / Year

Said Business School Comparison

Fields
Ranking (Overall)
Programs
Cost to Study
Said Business SchoolLondon Business SchoolHarvard Business SchoolLondon Business SchoolCambridge Judge Business School
#21 Financial Times 2020
#13 Financial Times 2019
#27 Financial Times 2018
#7 Financial Times 2020
#897 Center for World University Rankings 2020
#6 Financial Times 2019
#1 Financial Times 2020
#2 Financial Times 2019
#3 Bloomberg 2019
#19 Financial Times 2020
#16 Financial Times 2019
#13 Financial Times 2018
UG Programs - 4
PG Programs - 3
PG Programs - 8
Doctorate - 7
UG Programs - 3
PG Programs - 2
Doctorate - 2
PG Programs - 12
Doctorate - 1
Average Tuition Fees 35051 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 77224 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 17723 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 97680 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 64847 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 1600 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 73440 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 23010 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 39893 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 14486 USD Per Year
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Admission & Dates

Round 1 Deadlines

September 11

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

Round 2 Deadlines

January 08

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

Round 3 Deadlines

April 09

Application Deadline

November 30

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GRE330320340 -
GMAT-650- -
Language Proficiency
IELTS-7.5- -
TOEFL-110- -

Attendance Cost

$35,051

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$35,051 / Year
Post Graduate Program$77,224 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Food$5,959 / Year
Room and Board$11,764 / Year
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