International MBA & business education guide: ESCP Europe Business School

With a history stretching back almost 200 years, ESCP Europe has a legacy of forward-thinking business education.

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Address: London campus: 527 Finchley Road, Hampstead, London NW3 7BG, UK

Tel: +44 (0)207443 8800

Fax: +44 (0)207443 8874



Contact for admissions/new business: Linda Brunello, EMBA Admissions Manager; Aaron Faith, Head of Corporate Education and Business Development

Status of establishment: Business School

Date founded: 1819

Head/principal directors: Professor Patrick Gougeon, UK Director

Partner company: Partnerships with more than 80 business schools worldwide

Business school ranking: FT's EMBA ranking 2009: 25th in the world, 3rd for career progression; and 3rd for International Course Experience

Staff/student ratio: 1:5.4

Number of employees/academic staff: 71 employees/29 academics (London campus only)

Numbers of students, full-time: 371 (London campus only)

and part-time: 14 (London campus only)

Proportion of female staff (%): 50% (London campus only)

and female students (%): 22% women on the EMBA

Proportion of overseas students (%): 62% students on the EMBA

Proportion of MBA students: sponsored (%): 72%

self-funded (%): 28%

Typical course costs: EUR42,000

Profile: With a history stretching back almost 200 years, ESCP Europe has an impressive legacy of forward-thinking business education.

In addition to a range of innovative Master programmes, summer courses and custom executive education, we offer a dynamic and diverse European Executive MBA. Currently ranked 3rd in the world by the Financial Times for career progression, the EMBA is fully accredited by the Association of MBAs and offers a range of nine core courses, 36 electives, five international seminars and an international consultancy project.

Taught at all five of our European campuses (Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid and Turin), the programme also offers opportunities for study in India, China, South America, Africa and across Europe, making it a truly international qualification.

ESCP Europe's 35,000 alumni are found on every continent. This sheer breadth of talent offers our EMBA graduates enviable worldwide networking opportunities and will continue to open doors for many years to come.

The ESCP Europe EMBA allows participants to create a custom learning experience that fits around their regular employment. The wide choice of electives allows for a personalised and focused curriculum, with areas such as entrepreneurship, sustainable development, corporate strategy and leadership currently available.

Alliance Boots, Orange, UK Trade and Investment, BBC, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Pfizer, Thomson Reuters, L'Oreal, JP Morgan.


Name of establishment: The Management Centre Bangor Business School

Address: Bangor Business School, College Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG, Wales

Tel: +44 (0)1248 365982/3



Contact for admissions/new business: Robert Smith MBA, programme director

Status of establishment: The Management Centre Bangor Business School is owned by Bangor University

Date founded: University founded in 1884, course founded in 2007

Head/principal directors: Professor Colyn Gardner, chief executive

Partner company: n/a

Business school ranking: n/a

Staff/student ratio: 1:16

Number of employees/academic staff: 33/14

Numbers of students, full-time: n/a

and part-time: 33

Proportion of female staff (%): 14%

and female students (%): 33%

Proportion of overseas students (%): 1%

Proportion of MBA students: sponsored (%): 85% employer contribution

self-funded (%): 15%

Typical course costs: £15,000 + VAT (if applicable), fully inclusive of 4-star, full-board accommodation and a laptop computer (scholarships available, see below)

Profile: The Management Centre Bangor Business School was inaugurated in 2007 as a result of a £16m refurbishment of five Grade II listed buildings within the Bangor University campus. Established to provide the Business School's part-time Executive programmes, the Centre is a high quality teaching facility and a hub for the local business community. The Executive MBA is delivered in flexible, 4-day modular blocks, with a policy of rolling and open enrolment. The superb learning environment is matched by the calibre of the faculty and the student cohorts, which are fast gaining an excellent reputation for high standards.

Two levels of Scholarship are available: Career Development (up to 20% reduction in fee) and Exceptional Experience (up to 50% reduction in fee), depending on eligibility.

Areas of specialisation: The Executive MBA is a general MBA; however, specialist elective streams in Strategic Leadership, Corporate Sustainability and Innovation, Public Sector Management, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and Banking and Finance highlight particular areas of expertise. Bangor Business School was awarded the No. 1 status in the UK for Research in Banking Accounting and Finance in the Government's 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

Recent clients: The Management Centre was inaugurated in 2007, but its client base is growing rapidly. These include: Welsh Assembly Government, NHS Trust, North Wales Police, Magnox North, Snowdonia National Park Authority, Gwynedd Council, Cadwaladers, Coleg Llandrillo and HM Courts.

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