MBA Programme

Master of Business Administration Academic Requirements

MBA Application Checklist

  1. A completed application form. The form can be downloaded from our page (option on the right: APPLY NOW).                                *Please note: Only complete application forms will be processed.

  2. A brief curriculum vitae 

  3. An undergraduate degree academic transcript and supplement from a recognised institution, with two years of management work experience (or a minimum of five years of management work experience, if you did not study for an undergraduate degree)

  4. Two recommendation letters

  5. Proof of identity in the form of a photocopy of either passport or national ID card

Once the above documents are submitted,  and if it is deemed necessary, the applicant will be invited for an interview.

Admission, or rejection of the application, is dependent upon approval by the Admission Board on the basis of the application file. In case of rejection, no appeal is possible.

And, one of the following English Proficiency test:

To ensure the students' study experience at UBI is of the highest standards, a minimum English fluency level is required upon admission. Applicants must submit one of the following proofs to represent one's English level:

  • Grade C at GCSE or equivalent;

  • Graduated from an English-taught undergraduate programme;

  • IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575 (paper-based) / 90 (internet-based);

  • Cambridge English Advanced (a.k.a. Certificate in Advanced English): grade C*

  • Cambridge English Business (Vantage): high score at B level, ideally A*

  • Cambridge English Business (Higher): grade C*

  • Cambridge English Proficiency (a.k.a. Certificate of Proficiency in English): any grade*

* score on the Cambridge English scale of no less than 176


For details of other equivalent English language requirements accepted by UBI, please contact the admission officer:

United Business Institutes also offers an Intensive Academic English course (Pre-Sessional). Successful completion of this course would meet the English language admission requirements. For more information on applying for the pre-sessional please email

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