Oxford MBA Essays for 2021-2022

The University of Oxford’s Said Business School has confirmed the Oxford MBA essays for the 2021-2022 application cycle. They remain unchanged from the previous season.

Oxford MBA essays


As part of your application, you will need to submit a supporting statement.

Tell us something that is not covered in your application which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you. (Maximum 250 words)

If you are applying under the Oxford 1+1 MBA scheme you also need to submit the following essay:

 Explain why you see this as particularly beneficial for you and how it fits with your career and personal development aims. (Maximum 250 words)

Re-applicants will need to submit an additional essay as below:

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

When reviewing your essays, the admissions committee will be looking for evidence of the following: good communication skills, leadership potential, analytical skills, fit with the Oxford MBA community, among other characteristics.

The application for the fall 2022 intake will open on July 30. For more information on applying, please visit the Oxford MBA admissions website. If you need guidance on your Oxford essays or application or wish to discuss your MBA plans, reach out for an analysis of your candidacy and exploring how we can help you. You can book a FREE consultation phone call with us!

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