To be eligible:

  • Applicants must have a confirmed place on a full-time MBA programme at one of the 14 eligible business schools (see the full list of eligible business schools here)
    You may apply before a place is confirmed but will not be invited to interview until a Business school place is confirmed
  • Applicants must have a first degree in an engineering, allied technology or science discipline, preferably a first or upper second class
  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to both UK engineering/business/industry and their respective engineering communities
  • Applicants must be a UK / EU / EEA citizen, normally domiciled in the United Kingdom
  • Applicants do not need to have Chartered Engineer status (or equivalent), however this qualification or progress towards it will be viewed favourably
  • Applicants would usually have 4-10 years professional experience post-degree


Any applications that are incomplete, do not meet the eligibility criteria or do not adhere to the guidelines may be rejected.

Applicants who have previously applied and were invited for interview are not eligible to reapply.

Applicants who have previously applied and were not invited for interview may reapply after a period of two years from the original application.

Applicants should consult the guidance notes in the How to apply section, before submitting an application.

The Academy is committed to diversity and we welcome applications from minority and under-represented groups of engineering, especially from women.