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Ameer Khatri MBA Consultant

Oxford Said MBA

July 4, 2023




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5 Yrs.

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What is a good GMAT score for Oxford MBA?

Short Answer – The average GMAT score at Oxford is 690 for the last entering class. If you score above 690, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee. 

Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot; 

“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.” 

If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.

“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”

The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average. 

Average Employment Salary after Oxford MBA?

The average salary at Oxford for the last graduating class was £41600. 89% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (21%), Finance (23%) and technology (29%) oriented functional roles. 

Previously all undergraduate and postgraduate alumni have been surveyed approximately six months after they leave Oxford as part of the Government’s Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. 

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£ 106,540 

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£ 22,080

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Tuition Fees & Scholarship at Oxford

The Tuition fees for Oxford MBA is £106,540  and an additional £22.080 in living cost. 

The following scholarships are managed by the University’s Student Fees and Funding team. This list is provided to give an idea of the centrally-managed funds that are available to graduate students starting a degree in the 2023-24 academic year.

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Oxford Application Essays

  • Tell us something that is not covered in your application which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you. (Maximum 250 words)
  • Explain why you see this as particularly beneficial for you and how it fits with your career and personal development aims. (Maximum 250 words)
  • What improvements have you made in your candidacy since you last applied to the Oxford MBA? (Maximum 250 words)

Oxford Recommendation Ques.

  • Tell us something that is not covered in your applications which you would like the admission committee to know?
  • If this is a work-related reference, in what position is/was the candidate employed and for how long? (No word limit)
  • What do you consider to be the candidate’s principal strengths/talents? (No word limit)
  • What do you consider to be the candidate’s weaknesses or areas that need improvement? (No word limit)

Application Process & timeline

We strongly advise all our clients to have a proper excel sheet or a timetables mapped out.
Once you are done with GMAT the entire application process usually take 4-6 weeks

Step 1

GMAT / GRE Score

2-3 months.

If you are not sure about what score to target then look at the average score of the schools you want and shoot above the average. 

Step 2

Profile Evaluation

 1-2 weeks.

Get your profile evaluated from a professional consultant and figure out what schools you can target based on your profile

Step 3

Application Prep

3-4 weeks at least. 

Start writing at least 1 month in advance of their 1st deadline. First application usually takes the longest.

Step 4

Interview Prep

1 week

School will notify you and give you roughly 1 week to schedule your interview. Ideally, start your prep ASAP and Do some mock interviews.

FAQs about HEC Paris

The diversity of nationalities, work experience and age range enhances the group dynamics and offers students a rich environment for learning from the course and from each other.
The 2022-23 cohort comprises students from 64 different nationalities, 48% female, with 93% of the class coming from outside of the UK.

For the last four years, our students had a median GMAT of 690, an average age of 29, and an average of five years of work experience. 

No. The average age of the current class is 29 and ranges from 23 to 40. Younger candidates do need to be able to demonstrate a high level of maturity, combined with evidence of leadership ability. Candidates on the higher end of work experience may want to consider our Executive MBA programme

The programme lasts 12 months from September to September, and roughly follows the structure of the wider University of Oxford’s three terms, with an additional summer term. You will begin the year focusing on your core courses and leadership fundamentals, before undertaking project work combined with elective courses that allow you to tailor your learning.

No. It is a full-time, one-year programme. There is no part-time offering.

Yes. You must have at least two years of full-time work experience, which has been gained since graduation, excluding internships. The current class average is 5 years. We want you to be able to actively contribute to the MBA class by sharing your views, professional experience and skills. 

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