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Henley Business School – University of Reading - Flexible Executive MBA

University of Reading Flexible Executive MBA Program Structure

The University of Reading Flexible Executive MBA Program at Henley Business School takes place part-time over the course of 30 months. Optional workshops also take place every other month.


The University of Reading Flexible Executive MBA is a part-time program conducted through a mix of face-to-face workshops, activities involving team and peer group learning, and independent study both online and offline.

The first term is comprised of Managing Processes and Systems, Managing Financial Resources, and Managing People. Courses in the second term are Strategy, International Business, Strategic Marketing, and Reputation & Responsibility. Reputation & Responsibility may include an International Study Visit. The final term consists of Leadership & Change, a Management Research Challenge-which is a choice between a dissertation and an integrated business project-and a choice between an Elective and an International Study Visit. Each stage also includes a personal development module.

Executive MBA Rankings

• Financial Times: 58
• The Economist: 27

Class Profile

The University of Reading Flexible Executive MBA program is targeted at experienced managers with a minimum of three years’ experience, although most that enter the program have at least nine years of management experience.

Career Statistics

Henley Business School Executive MBA graduates typically enjoy a post-grad average salary around £97,971.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The University of Reading Flexible Executive MBA program’s tuition is £25,500 ($31,127 USD) for the September 2019 intake. This does not include the optional international trips. Fee reductions directly from the institution are available, in addition to loans, grants, scholarships, and bursaries that vary in magnitude are given to a range of qualified students.


To be admitted to Henley Business School’s Flexible EMBA, students are required to have three years of management experience, an advanced degree, competence in English, and access to company data for assignments.

Henley also welcomes applicants with exceptional management experience (a minimum of five years’ experience at a senior or strategic level) who may not meet all the formal criteria for admission, such as an undergraduate degree.

Next intake

November 2021
Spring 2022

Schedule for November 2021. For any further information, such as application deadlines, please contact the MBA team.

Note: please answer all sections of the online application in full prior to submission. Leaving sections blank may delay the admissions process. For application support, please contact the MBA team.

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