ESSEC Business School MBA

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Location: France, Singapore
About ESSEC Business School

As digital transformation fundamentally alters the business landscape, the onus has shifted towards professionals to constantly upskill in order to remain relevant for the job market.

Open the doors to your desired industry with the ESSEC Global MBA, a 12-month full-time program delivered in France.

Through its 2 majors: Strategy & Digital Leadership & Luxury Brand Management participants are equipped with a macro-view of core business functions coupled with industry-specific skills and knowledge to help them make a successful career switch to industries such as consulting, tech, or luxury.

A holistic MBA experience encompassing hard and soft skills through trainings on in-demand industry certifications, personal branding and development workshops, as well as career development support, will give you the tools you need to make the career leap.

The notion of sustainability is also integrated in the program through conferences and related courses, sensitizing participants to the importance of social responsibility in the face of business.

Programme Presentation
Created in 1907, ESSEC Business School is a world-school with French roots. Its purpose is to give meaning to the leadership of tomorrow and have a global impact. ESSEC’s academic excellence is recognized through its international standards in management training and it holds the prestigious ”triple crown“ of accreditations: EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. At the core of the ESSEC learning experience is a combination of excellence and distinctiveness. ESSEC’s unique educational model is based on multiple learning experiences that foster the acquisition of cutting-edge knowledge with the development of know-how and life skills.
Programme Info

Programme Info

Type of Course: One-year Full-time MBA

Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Starting Date: September 2022

Length of Course: Full-Time, 12 months

Choose from 2 majors: 

  • Strategy & Digital Leadership | France
  • Luxury Brand Management | France
Student Body

Student Body

Number of nationalities: 24

Percentage of international students: 97%

Percentage of women: >60%
Age Range: 26 - 35
Average Age: 30

Length of Work Experience: Average 6 years

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Be at least 26 years old at the time of application
  • At least 3 years of post-university professional experience (excluding internships)
  • Work experience abroad or in an international environment
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A competitive GMAT or GRE score
  • Advanced level of English 

Application Deadlines

Deadline 1: Oct 17, 2021
Deadline 2: Nov 21, 2021
Deadline 3: Dec 19, 2021
Deadline 4: Jan 23, 2022
Deadline 5: February 20, 2022
Deadline 6: March 20, 2022
Deadline 7: April 24, 2022
Deadline 8: May 22, 2022
Deadline 9: June 12, 2022

10 days after submitting your application, you will meet the jury for your interview 

1 week after your jury, you will receive an offer letter, if selected.

You will need to make a decision within 2 weeks of receiving an offer letter.


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Application fee

EUR 130/180 SGD

Tuition fees

Tuition for the ESSEC Global MBA is as below.

Major of Choice Tuition Fees Luxury Brand Management major €49,000 for AY2022-2023 Strategy & Digital Leadership major

€49,000 - Paris Campus

The tuition fee covers all academic courses, seminars, and business trips.




Cergy Campus

Address: 3 avenue Bernard Hirsch, CS 50105 Cergy, 95021 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France
Telephone: +33 (0)1 34 43 30 00

La Defense Campus

Address: 2 Pl. de la Défense, 92800 Puteaux
Telephone: +33 (0)1 46 92 49 00


Dean: Prof. Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi 
Global MBA Program Director: Kentia Boulay


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