Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Oxford Said MBA Admissions Deadlines and Essays for 2013-14

The Said Business School at the University of Oxford has released deadlines and essay questions for those aiming to enter their MBA program starting in early August 2014.


Stage 1 -
Deadline: 9/13/2013
Interview Decision by: 9/27/2013
Final Decision by: 10/18/2013

Stage 2 -
Deadline: 10/25/2013
Interview Decision by: 11/8/2013
Final Decision by: 11/29/2013

Stage 3 -
Deadline: 1/10/2014
Interview Decision by: 2/7/2014
Final Decision by: 2/28/2014

Stage 4 -
Deadline: 3/14/2014
Interview Decision by: 3/28/2014
Final Decision by: 4/11/2014

Stage 5 -
Deadline: 4/25/2014
Interview Decision by: 5/9/2014
Final Decision by: 5/23/2014

Stage 6 -
Deadline: 5/30/2014
Interview Decision by: 6/13/2014
Final Decision by: 6/27/2014


(1) What should Oxford expect from you? (Maximum 500 words)

(2) How do you hope to see your career developing over the next 5 years?  How will the MBA and Oxford assist you in the development of these ambitions? (Maximum 500 words)

(3) Please choose and answer one of the two essays below:

Sport is pure competition.  What does it teach us about companies, individuals, and markets? (Maximum 500 words)


The business of business is business.  Is this true? (Maximum 500 words)

Re-applicants will need to complete the three essays mentioned above and a fourth essay on the topic:

What improvements have you made in your candidacy since you last applied to the Oxford MBA? (250 words)

The Said deadlines can be confirmed here, and the essay prompts here.

John Couke