Distance learning MBA (London)


The fees for June 2020*:

Year 1  Year 2  Total
£18,510     £19,250 £37,760

This a two year programme and we expect most candidates to complete their studies within this time period. If you are unable to complete within two years due to work or unexpected family commitments, you can extend your studies into a third year at no additional charge.

If you extend into a fourth year, there will be an extension fee of £1,035 payable in the academic year 2023/24 (for the June 2020 intake).

To secure your place on the course you must lodge a £1,500 deposit with us within four weeks of receiving your offer. The deposit is part of the total fee, not an additional cost. Read more about how to pay at the University's finance pages.By paying the deposit you are agreeing to the University of Warwick refund policy which can be viewed here.

What's included / excluded?

The fee includes:

  • study materials
  • one face-to-face module
  • registration
  • tuition
  • examinations
  • graduation ceremony

It excludes:

  • overseas exam charge (£50 per exam)
  • overseas examination centre charges (£70 per exam)
  • residential accommodation
  • meals
  • travel
  • additional careers support
  • graduation robes (£45) and photographs (£15 - £200). 

Additional fees also apply if you take more than one face-to-face module.

For students starting from June 2020 additional face-to-face modules can be taken at an additional cost of:

  • £1,138 for additional face-to-face modules taken between 1 January 2020 and 31 July 2020
  • £1,184 for additional face-to-face modules taken between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021
  • £1,325 for additional face-to-face modules taken between 1 August 2021 and 31 July 2022
How to pay

Tuition fees are payable in advance or at the start of each academic year. Payments can be made by bank transfer, banker’s draft, cheque, telephone or direct debit (online or in person). If you have been awarded a scholarship, this will be deducted from your first year fee, unless specified otherwise in your offer letter.

Self-funding students can either pay the annual tuition fee at the start of each year or can opt to pay in instalments with the following payment schedule:

  • 50% of tuition fees due on the first day of your academic year
  • 25% of tuition fees due on first day of month 4 of your academic year
  • 25% of tuition fees due on first day of month 7 of your academic year

* Please note that invoices will state the academic year (which runs September to August) your start date falls in rather than the actual year of your study.

Financing your MBA

Choosing to complete an MBA either full or part-time requires significant investment both in terms of cost and time. To support this investment, various funding sources are available.  The sources set out below are those which have been brought to the attention of the University as being specifically designed for/aimed at MBA students. They are not exhaustive - other funding sources and products may be available. The University does not specifically recommend or endorse these sources/products and the content set out below has been provided by the relevant funding provider and is not independently verified by the University. Students should consider sources and types of funding carefully and ensure that it meets their precise needs – not all funding is appropriate for all students.

Please note that the Distance Learning MBA (London) is not eligible for the Postgraduate loan through Student Finance.

Future Finance

Future Finance offers smart, flexible loans to help you reach your potential, when government student loans and scholarships are not enough.

Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website

Please note that other sources of funding may be available.

Future Finance Loan Corporation Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority; Firm Reference Number 719436. It is a registered limited company incorporated in Ireland, with company registration number 527170. Its registered address is 6th Floor, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2. Future Finance is a registered trademark of Future Finance Loan Corporation Limited.


WBS Scholarships
Warwick Business School has a number of scholarships of up to 25% available for fully self-funded participants on the Distance Learning MBA.

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please ensure that you submit your application by the scholarship deadline indicated below. Please note that this is a highly competitive process and therefore it is advisable to apply at the earliest opportunity as scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis.  

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Outstanding future career potential.
  • The ability to fulfil future ambassadorial duties for the school. Successful applicants would be expected to work closely with the marketing and recruitment teams in order to attract future candidates onto the programme.
  • Demonstration of significant past academic ability.

As part of your application, please include a written statement (up to 300 words) outlining why you believe you should be awarded the scholarship.

June 2019 intake

Round 1: Sunday 7 April 2019
Final deadline: Saturday 4 May 2019

For details of other scholarships, see the University's scholarship pages.

Sponsored students

The Warwick Distance learning MBA can bring vast benefits to an organisation. As an individual you will be more effective, generating creative solutions and using proven tools, ideas, and best practice to resolve business issues.

If you’re looking to evidence this impact, let us help you put a case together

You may need to ask for support from your employer in the following areas.

  • Finance: helping pay your tuition fees, travel, or other expenses
  • Time: giving you enough time away from work to study
  • Development: offering opportunities at work to implement your learning.

Download our guidelines to help you as you prepare your case.

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