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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 cost of £1,120 for the May 2022 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.
The fee includes:
Additional fees also apply if you take more than one face-to-face module.
Additional face-to-face modules can be taken at an additional cost of:
If you are a current student please contact the Programmes team for more information.
You can pay your tuition fee in a lump sum at the start of your studies, or you can pay in instalments. Please see the University of Warwick’s student finance pages for the most current information. If you have been awarded a scholarship, this will be deducted from your tuition fee as stated 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:
* 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.
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 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.
Lendwise is a UK-based specialist loan provider dedicated to education finance for students who are looking to fund their studies at world class universities and business schools. Lendwise takes a holistic view of a student’s profile, which includes assessing their future earnings potential as well as, where relevant, academic and work experience track record.
Rates and application procedure
Interest rates are fixed for the entire duration of the loan and full time programme students have access to a grace period that allows for repayment to start after graduation. Rates depend on an applicant’s overall profile, and the application process is entirely online.
You can borrow in GBP for the full cost of attendance (tuition fee minus the initial deposit paid and minus any scholarships).To get started on your Lendwise loan application, click here.
Why go with a Lendwise loan?
Lendwise Ltd is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 10466048) and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. ZA281795). Lendwise Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm registration number 782496).
We have scholarship funding available to self-funding candidates admitted onto the Warwick and London variants of our Distance Learning MBA. Our scholarship offering has been designed to promote excellence and diversity within each class, across professional sector, geography, gender and experience.
We take a holistic approach when evaluating a candidate’s suitability for a scholarship and applications will be assessed on the following broad criteria:
Scholarships are awarded on an ongoing basis, so candidates who apply early may have a stronger chance of being successful. Our Distance Learning MBA scholarships cover up to 25% of the programme fee and are open to self-financing students. Scholarships are allocated in the following areas:
Change Maker scholarship - For those who seek to challenge the norm through their impactful drive and vision. To be considered for this scholarship you will need to demonstrate a confident, determined, forward-facing and open-minded attitude with a commitment to making an impact in business.
WBS Inspiring Social Impact scholarship - For those currently working in the third/public sector who strive to use business as a power for good. To be considered for this scholarship you will need to demonstrate a commitment to generating better social outcomes and create a positive impact on society.
WBS Inspiring Diversity scholarship - At WBS we’re looking to bring together people from different backgrounds to share new voices, new viewpoints and new ideas to drive positive change in the world. This is why we have created this scholarship, aimed at high-performing talent from diverse and non-traditional geographies, backgrounds and sectors.
WBS Inspiring Women scholarship - We are committed to working towards a more gender-balanced future for the most senior positions in the boardroom. This scholarship is aimed at females who can demonstrate business excellence and are an inspiring role model to others.
Alumni Loyalty scholarship - All Warwick alumni will be entitled to a tuition fee scholarship of up to 25% if enrolling on an MBA programme (note that this is inclusive of the Central University 10% alumni award). Alumni are defined as having completed a programme of study at Warwick lasting a year or more.
If you are self-funding and are interested in applying for a scholarship you need to submit a written statement (up to 500 words) with your application outlining why you believe you should be awarded a scholarship, taking the criteria listed above into consideration, by the scholarship deadline. You don’t need to specify which scholarship you wish to apply for as the committee will consider which scholarship would be most suitable.
For details of other scholarships, see the University's scholarship pages.
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.
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