One-year MBA programs are perfect for people who already have a master’s or graduate degree in a complimentary subject and for those who cannot afford to spend two years of their life in school or far from their families. Whatever your reason may be, here is a list of some of the top one-year MBAs around the world.
Kellogg School of Management
Location: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Program: One-Year MBA
Ranking: #5 by US News and World Report, #3 by BusinessWeek, #19 by Financial Times
Description: This 12-month program at Northwestern focuses on core courses during the summer and electives during the following year. The program is tailored for students who possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in business.
Tuition: One-Year MBA Program $58,580
Location: Fontainebleau, France or Singapore
Ranking: #7 by Financial Times, #9 International by the Wall Street Journal, #6 by BusinessWeek
Description: INSEAD offers two campuses and two start dates. Students can choose to apply to the European campus in Fontainebleau, France or to the Asian campus in Singapore. In addition, there are two start dates – July and January. The program lasts 10 months and is divided into 5 periods that include core and electives courses.
Tuition: Fees for self-sponsored participants EUR48,800; Fees for company-sponsored participants EUR65,000
Instituto de Empresa
Location: Madrid, Spain
Program: International MBA
Ranking: #11 by Financial Times, #12 by The Wall Street Journal, #6 by Forbes
Description: The International MBA at Instituto de Empresa lasts 13 months (November – December) with a pre-program/orientation session that starts in September and includes an intensive Spanish course. The program includes core courses, electives, forums, optional business Spanish lessons, and projects.
Tuition: EUR45,000 + EUR1,050 (contribution to the IE Business School Foundation)
Location: Ithaca, New York, USA
Program: Accelerated MBA
Ranking: # 14 by US News & World Report, #13 by BusinessWeek, #29 by Financial Times
Description: Cornell’s One-Year Accelerated MBA program lasts 12 months starting in May and graduating the following MBA. This program is specially designed for individuals who already possess a graduate degree in a technical, scientific or quantitative field. It requires strong quantitative skills and professional work experience.
Tuition: $62,600 USD
Judge Business School
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ranking: #15 by Financial Times
Description: The One-Year MBA program at Cambridge starts in September and ends in August with the culmination of an individual project. The program includes core courses, electives, a Cambridge Venture project, a global consulting project, and an individual project. One thing that distinguishes this program from the rest is its location at the heart of Silicon Fern – a concentration of new high-tech and bio-tech businesses.
Tuition: MBA Program £28,000 College Fee £2,000
University of Oxford
Saïd Business School
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Ranking: #19 by Financial Times
Description: Oxford’s one-year MBA program starts in October and ends in September. The program includes core courses, electives, and an entrepreneurship project. Most of the core courses …