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LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
  2200Enrollment
University of LondonParent College

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

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Popular for its motto “To have a profound impact on the way the world does business”, London Business School’s – a constituent college in the University of London is one of the top-ranking business schools in the U.K and one of the few to have the triple crown accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA). Founded in 1964, the school pull one of the heaviest weights in the business world with its academic strength and global reputation driving innovation, transforming careers, challenging conventional principles, building business thinkers, and changing the business scene of the world.

No undergraduate degrees are offered by LBS. Every year, almost 2,200 international students from 109 countries join the university.

Ranking

London Business School is ranked:

  • 2nd in 2020 World University Rankings - Masters in Management by QS Ranking [iv]
  • 26th in the list of Economics and Business subject ranking in 2020 by U.S. News and Report [v]
  • 39th in the list of 2020 Best Global Universities in the United Kingdom by U.S. News and Report
  • 197th in the list of 2020 Best Global Universities in Europe by U.S. News and Report

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1964
Graduate Job Rate94%
Acceptance rate25%
Endowment£47.5 million
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeRolling (4 rounds in a year)
Mode of ProgramFull time, Part-time and online

Campus

  • The school operates in two dynamic campuses in London and Dubai
  • The London campus is the main campus of the University
  • The school is strategically located in the city of Dubai to tap into the financial vibrancy of the city offering students unrivaled opportunities for study, networking, and leisure
  • The state-of-the-art facilities of the London campus located in the heart of cosmopolitan London- the historic center of trade, finance, culture, and innovation provide the necessary tools for students to become the best in their fields.
  • The London campus is easily accessible from the west end and any part of the city. The campus forms a triangle between Sussex Place, Taunton Centre, and Sammy Ofer Centre.
  • There are eight lecture theatres, a library, study spaces, seminar rooms, computer banks, with adequate and comfortable workspace and meeting venues
  • The lecture rooms and theatres are eclectic, inspiring, high-quality, and spacious to serve the students, staff, faculty, and global communities’ needs.
  • The most recent facility on campus-Sammy Ofer Centre was shortlisted for a prestigious architectural award in 2018
  • Other facilities available for students are; a well-secured and robust wired/wireless network with strict security measures, web-based conferencing tools, a secure guest wireless network and internet access, eduroam, secured network web gateway, etc.

Residence

  • London Business School do not provide accommodation for master’s students on campus, only students undertaking executive education programs are offered accommodation in the school hotel suite
  • However, there are limited off-campus accommodations available exclusively to students of the school at accommodation halls around London.
  • Details of how to apply for accommodation and the facilities available at the off-campus accommodation halls and apartments are only available to students after the offer of admission has been received by the students
  • The hotel suite for executive education students is centrally located and stylishly furnished to meet the need of the students
  • Guest suites are also available at the hotel for executive students staying in the school for a while.
  • Facilities in the hotel include ensuite bathrooms, laptop safes, and an exclusive Executive Education Business Lounge

Programs

  • The school offer seven courses across the three faculties of the school including MBA, Masters in Analytics and Management, Masters in Financial Analysis and Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy
  • Online courses are offered to students to meet their professional and career goal
  • A four-week Accelerated Development Programme is available to Fast-track professionals to a bigger management role with the core essentials of finance, strategy, and leadership.
  • Executive programs are offered to professionals who have experience in the business and finance industry
  • The LBS Sloan Masters is open exclusively to experienced senior managers in organizations that are advancing towards leadership positions.
  • London Business School's Executive MBA is divided into two streams and delivered in the two campuses of the school – London and Dubai

Application Process

International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

  • Application portal: London Business School Admission Portal
  • Application fee: 150 – 200 GBP
  • Supporting Documents
  • Undergraduates:
    • Completed online application form
    • Application essays
    • A one-page CV/resume
    • Two references
    • Transcripts from each university attended
    • Certified or notarized English translation of certificates
    • Executive Assessment or GMAT score
    • Proof of English language ability

Note: GMAT/ GRE/EA waivers are offered to exceptional candidates with academic achievements and work experience

Admission Deadlines: Admission at London Business School for executive education program is operated on a rolling basis. Applicants are likely to get an admission decision within 8 weeks of application.

However, for the master’s program, the admission deadline varies by program. Applicants are advised to visit the program page for details

English Language Requirements: London Business School accepts English language tests such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, and Duolingo. However, the exact scores for these tests are not published on the official website of the school.

Note: English language proficiency test is waived for the following category of applicants:

  • Applicants whose undergraduate or postgraduate degree (not longer than 2 years) was obtained entirely in English or in an English-speaking country
  • Applicants who have lived or worked in an English-speaking country for a minimum of two years after graduation

Requirements for Admission into Executive Program: Candidates applying for an executive program are required to have:

  • A minimum of 12 years management experience which includes managing teams, projects, budgets and/or resources
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Convincing leadership potential
  • Strong career progression
  • Motivation for applying
  • International Exposure
  • Team skills

Visa Requirements: International students who are offered admission need to apply for a Tier 4 student visa within 3 months before the start of the program

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance for programs at London Business School differs markedly. However, the average estimated fees for the 2020/20221 academic session are presented in the table below

FeesAmount (GBP)
Tuition33,600 – 87,900
Students Association Fee60 – 240
Accommodation and Meals25,000 – 45,000
Other Expenses30,000
Total88,660 – 163,140

Note:

  • Students who are offered admission into full-time programs are required to pay the commitment fee within three of receipt of admission offer and a reservation fee within the next three weeks
  • Commitment and Reservation fees vary with the program and the location of the study. However, an average of 2,000 GBP for commitment fee and 6,200 GBP for reservation fee should be budgeted by the students
  • Commitment and Reservation fees are non-refundable and are deducted from the tuition fees
  • The tuition fee can be paid in installments and it covers tuition, course materials, essential core course textbooks, and fees for the mandatory international assignment and orientation week.
  • In addition to the above stated, the tuition fee for executive programs also include accommodation fee

Financial Aid

  • Varieties of financial aids are available for outstanding students
  • Scholarships are offered by the school, the government of the United Kingdom, charity organization, NGOs, and global corporation
  • In addition to the scholarships available in the school, applicants are advised to seek external funding options in the UK.
  • Applicants interested in University Scholarships must apply for the program first and, if offered admission, then they are eligible to apply for the scholarships.
  • The scholarships available for international students include:
    • Maha Al Mansoori Scholarship worth 25,000 GBP
    • The London Business School EMBA (Dubai) Scholarships worth 25% fee waiver
    • Graduating Class Gift 2016 worth 30,000 GBP
    • Prodigy Finance worth 100% of program fees
    • SARI Foundation Trust Scholarship worth 100% of tuition fees
    • The Service and Society Scholarship worth 50,000 GBP

Alumni

The alumni network has an average member capacity of 45,000; working, and living all over 115 countries in the world. The benefits of the alumni group are:

  • Discounts on Executive Education courses
  • Access to elective courses
  • Networking
  • Access to ongoing career support
  • Access to on-campus facilities
  • Career services
  • Latest insights

Notable Alumni of the school include:

  • Simon Borrows – CEO 3i Group
  • Maria Kiwanuka - Senior Advisor to the President of Uganda
  • Kumar Birla - Chairman, Aditya Birla Group

Placement

  • Career outcome reporting rate in London Business School is 97%
  • 94% of graduates received an employment offer within three months of graduation
  • A comprehensive career development program is utilized by the students to enable them to express the worth of their value to potential employers
  • Career development events like Early Careers Recruitment Evening, Tech and Start-Up Evening and Buy-side Networking Evening is organized to help graduates advance their careers
  • Students can also collaborate in research and other projects with global organizations like Amazon, American Express, BCG, Blackstone, Google, J.P. Morgan, and McKinsey & Co
  • Prominent employers of graduates of London Business School are Amazon, Goldman Sachs, or BCG. Beijing, Dubai, or Paris, etc.
  • According to payscale, the average salary of graduates of London business school is 136,000 GBP
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London Business School Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationUniversity of London
Student Population2200
Application Cost$195
Average Cost of Attendance$44,352 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio14 : 1

London Business School Comparison

Fields
Collegedunia Score
Ranking (Overall)
Subject Strength
Programs
Acceptance Rate
Exam Score
Cost to Study
Placement (Average Package)
Application Requirements
Campuses & B-Schools
Collegedunia Reviews
London Business SchoolLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceImperial College London
4.2 Out of 10 6.5 Out of 10 7.6 Out of 10
#7 Financial Times 2020
#6 Financial Times 2019
#454 US News 2019
#49 QS World University 2021
#27 Times Higher Education 2020
#44 QS World University 2020
#8 QS World University 2021
#9 QS World University 2020
#10 Times Higher Education 2020
#11 for Accounting by QS World University 2020
#30 for Economics by QS World University 2020
#3 for International Business by QS World University 2019
#2 for Geography by QS World University 2020
#3 for Communication Studies by QS World University 2020
#4 for Accounting by QS World University 2020
#4 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2020
#5 for Civil Engineering by QS World University 2020
#7 for Electrical and Electronics Engineering by QS World University 2020
PG Programs - 8
Doctorate - 7
UG Programs - 47
PG Programs - 66
UG Programs - 52
PG Programs - 110
20.0% 9.2% 16.0%
GRE - 322
TOEFL - 110
IELTS - 7.5
GMAT - 701
GRE - 325
GMAT - 732
TOEFL - 110
PTE - 70
IELTS - 8
GRE - 327
GMAT - 642
TOEFL - 106
PTE - 68
IELTS - 7.5
Average Tuition Fees 44352 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 64847 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 25249.7 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 27933.0 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 43577 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 43560 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 42900 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 22780 USD Per Year
Highest paying degrees: Executive Masters (152,000 USD); Executive MBA (148,000 USD); BBA (142,000 USD); MBA (133,000 USD); Masters in Finance (123,000 USD). 
Graduate Employability Ranking 2020: 45; Top paying degrees with annual salary are MBA: 159,000 USD, Executive MBA: 151,000 USD, PhD: 144,000 USD, LLM: 120,000 USD
Graduate Employability Ranking 2020: 30; Top paying degrees with annual salary are: Executive Masters – 130,000 USD; Executive MBA – 118,000 USD; MBA – 110,000 USD; Masters in Finance – 96,000 USD
Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.); Proof of English language proficiency; Application Essay; 2 references; Resume; Academic transcripts; Application Fee (200 GBP); Work experience (for executive programs)% 87% in previous degree for most programs; Personal Statement; at least 2 recommendation letters; CV% BMAT score for MBBS and BSc medicine; MAT for BS and MS in Mathematics; at least 2 recommendation letters%
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Admission & Dates

September admission Deadlines

June 01

Application Deadline

August 13

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GRE322304340 -
GMAT701600800 -
Language Proficiency
TOEFL110100120 -
IELTS7.56.59 -

London Business School Acceptance Rate

20.0%

Acceptance Rate

10375

Total Applicants

2075

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

72.0%

Male

28.0%

Female

London Business School Enrollment

Enrollment
London Business School Enrollment2075

Attendance Cost

$44,352

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
Post Graduate Program$44,352 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Shared Room$16,562 / Year
Private Room with shared bathroom$25,042 / Year
Studio Flat Room$23,243 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Business ProgramsAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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