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MBA Admissions

Cranfield School of Management


Cranfield, Bedford, UK, MK43 0AL
Telephone:

+44 (0) 1234 754431


+44 (0) 1234 754432

Fax:
Email:

+44 (0) 1234 752439


MBAadmissions@cranfield.ac.uk

Application checklist
Your completed application should include the following:

2 copies of the application form


1 academic reference*
1 business reference
1 passport sized photograph
2 copies of degree and professional certificates**

Personal Record Form (last page of this document)


GMAT score report (if taken)
English language test score report (if relevant)

*If you have difficulty in obtaining an academic reference or if you do not have an undergraduate degree,
we will accept a second work-related business reference.
**If accepted on the MBA programme you will be required to produce the original certificate(s) at
registration.

Student reference no:

CONFIDENTIAL

Please attach
photograph
here

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For University use

Cranfield MBA Application Form


Full-time

Mode of study

Executive Part-time

Executive Modular

Executive Part-time (Defence)

Executive Modular (Defence)

Programme start date .................................

Your details
Personal details
(Name as stated on your passport)

Title (Mr, Mrs, Dr, etc) .....................................................

First name(s) ..........................................................

Last name/family name ..................................................

Nationality ...............................................................

Please tell us of any additional dual nationalities you have or are eligible to apply for
Dual nationality 1 .....................................................

Dual nationality 2 ............................................................

Only to be completed if you require a visa to study in the UK. The UK Borders Agency requires the University Registry to include
passport details on all CAS issued for visa applications.

Passport number .....................................................

Place of issue .................................................................

Passport expiry date ................................................


Date of birth ...................

Country of birth .......................

Country of permanent residence ...........................

Gender ..........................

Marital status ...........................

Number of children ...............................................

Contact details
Current address

If you plan to move in the next couple of months, please tell


us your new address if known

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When should we start using this address? .......................

Daytime telephone no. . ............................................

Evening telephone no. ....................................................

(include country code)

(include country code)

Email address ..........................................................

Skype address ...............................................................

We expect candidates from Europe to come to Cranfield for interview. We also encourage other overseas candidates to do so,
but if this is not possible we will arrange an interview by telephone or Skype with a member of faculty.

Yes

Are you able to come to Cranfield if invited for interview?

No

For University use

Reject
Accept

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Education
High schools attended (aged 15 to 18)
School

Location (county or country)

From (month/year)

To (month/year)

High school examinations passed (aged 15 to 18)


Date

Subject

Qualification

Result

Date

Subject

Qualification

Result

Higher education (aged 18+)


From

To

Name and address of


university/college/institution

Subject

Qualification

Result

Awarding body

Subject

Qualification

Full-time/
part-time

Professional qualifications
From

To

Additional information
Prizes, awards or scholarships received

Reason for non-completion of any course listed above

Test scores
GMAT
Date taken/to be taken

Total score

Verbal score

Quantitative score

Analytical writing score

Please state actual scores not percentiles.

Understanding of English
Is English your first language?

Yes

No

If no, what is your first language? .................................................................


How long have you been speaking English and in what context do you use it?
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English language test


Certification

Date taken or to be taken

Result

TOEFL
IELTS
CAE
CPE
PTE

Do you speak any other languages?

Yes

No

If yes, which other languages do you speak, how long have you been speaking them and in what context do you use
them?
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Employment history
Present or most recent employment
From

To

Job title

Employer

Location

Annual salary
(GBP)

Please describe your current duties, responsibilities and position in your organisation clearly, so we can understand the
depth of your experience and the contribution you can make to the Cranfield MBA. If applicable, please tell us how many
staff are responsible to you, your budgetary responsibilities and the position of the person you report to. If you have
been in your present job for less than six months, you should also include details of your previous job.
Nature of current employer's business (principal products and/or services)

Duties and responsibilities

Professional discipline or job function ...................................................


Number of years work experience ..........................................................
Previous employment
From

To

Job title

Employer

Location

Annual salary
(GBP)

You as a person
You must answer the following four questions in full before we can consider your application. The recommended length
for each answer is 200 - 400 words.
Please outline your career objectives and how the MBA will help you to achieve them.

What positions of responsibility have you held (not necessarily business related)? What have you gained from these
experiences?

What single event or achievement has been most significant in your life? What were the results of this event or
achievement?

Please describe an ethical dilemma you have experienced firsthand. How did you manage the situation?

Additional information
Please give details of your hobbies, sporting activities and other outside interests, for example work in the community.

Please add any other information that you believe may influence your application.

Please use this space to make a case for being awarded one of our scholarships. Please specify which scholarship you
are applying for.

If invited for an interview, can you travel to Cranfield?

Yes

No

How did you first hear about the Cranfield MBA? Please select one option only and give more details if possible.
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Personal recommendation

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Prior contact with Cranfield

Newspaper/journal article

MBA fair/1-2-1 event

Directory listing (online or paper)

Online presence

MBA rankings (online or paper)

British Council or education adviser

Company recommendation

Other (please specify)

Details ........................................................................................................
Which other business schools are you applying to?
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Equal opportunities
Cranfield University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all its students. Monitoring the composition of the
student body will help the University take steps to ensure that it does not discriminate. The classification used is in
accordance with that used in the census.
Ethnic origin
I would describe my ethnic origin as:
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Asian or Asian British - Bangladeshi

White - British

Chinese or other ethnic background - Chinese

Other White background

Other Asian background

Black or Black British - Caribbean

Mixed - White and Black Caribbean

Black or Black British - African

Mixed - White and Black African

Other Black background

Mixed - White and Asian

Asian or Asian British - Indian

Other mixed background

White - Irish

Other ethnic background (please specify)

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Disability
Please tick the box which best describes your status with respect to any disability.
No known disability

Personal care support

Dyslexia

Mental health difficulties

Blind/partially sighted

Unseen disability, e.g. diabetes, epilepsy, asthma

Deaf/have a hearing impairment

Multiple disabilities

Wheelchair user/have mobility difficulties

A disability not listed above

Further details (optional): .............................................................................


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Is your disability registered?


Are you in receipt of a Disabled Students Allowance?

Yes

No

Yes

No

Financing
To be completed by Full-time MBA applicants only
Are you personally able to fund the cost of attending the programme?
Will you be financially supported by your present employer?

Yes
Yes

No
No

If yes, how much financial assistance will they give? ....................................


(please state amount in GBP)

Name and address of employer


Title (Mr, Mrs, Dr, etc) ..............................................

First name...................................................................

Last name.................................................................

Job title .......................................................................

Company address ................................................................................................


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To be completed by Executive Part-time and Modular MBA applicants only


Have you discussed your application with your employer?
Have they agreed to you attending Cranfield on the specified dates?
Are they prepared to provide you with financial assistance to meet
the costs of the programme?

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

If yes, how much financial assistance will they give? ....................................


(please state amount in GBP)

Name and address of employer


Title (Mr, Mrs, Dr, etc) ..............................................

First name...................................................................

Last name.................................................................

Job title ......................................................................

Company address ................................................................................................


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Cranfield MBA Personal Record Form


This form will be passed to the Graduate Programmes Administration Office and the details you supply will be used
when creating name badges, learning teams, email addresses etc. for your time at Cranfield.

Mode of study ..................................................

Start date ..............................................................

First name(s) ...................................................

Last name/family name...........................................

Name by which you would like to be known at Cranfield ............................................................................


(You might prefer to be called by a shortened version of
your first name, by your middle name or a nickname)

Email address...................................................

Age at start of programme......................................

Gender ............................................................

Marital status .........................................................

Nationality ........................................................

Number of years work experience...........................

First language ..................................................

Other languages.....................................................

University/college..........................................................................................

Date ..............................

First degree subject .............................................

Grade .......................

Date ..............................

Higher degree subject ..........................................

Grade .......................

Date ..............................

Professional qualifications ............................................................................

Date ..............................

Professional discipline or job function ..........................................................


(e.g. Marketing, HR Management, Armed Forces)

Work experience (most recent employment first):


From

To

Job title

Employer

For office use only


Pre-MBA programme compulsory

Pre-maths course recommended

Pre-maths course

Extra information
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