Tech MBA - Admissions, Fees and FundingThe first specialized MBA focused on the tech sector launched in Europe.
The Tech MBA Admissions Process
To be eligible to apply for the Tech MBA, you must have completed an official bachelor’s degree in either Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)*. In addition, a minimum of 3 years of full-time work experience in any type of industry is required, although a total of 5 years is recommended. A passion for technology is a must.
*Exceptions can be made for undergraduate degrees, such as Economics or Finance among others, where students can verify that they completed a substantial amount of STEM related coursework as part of their academic background.
✓ Official bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a STEM-related field
✓ Minimum of 3 years of full-time work experience
✓ Demonstrable passion for technology and an understanding of the tech industry
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RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
COMPLETE YOUR ENTIRE APPLICATION PROCESS ONLINE
Keeping everyone safe and healthy is our number one priority, but we understand that planning for your future must continue. With this in mind, we have implemented an application process that is 100% online.
COVID-19 APPLICANTS’ FAQS
Due to the current worldwide circumstances with Covid-19, please have a look at the most frequently asked questions we have prepared and collected for our students and candidates.
APPLY FOR IE RESILIENCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
We have created a fund to help our students and highly qualified candidates who, due to the pandemic, find themselves facing an exceptionally uncertain economic environment.
The Tech MBA follows a staged admissions process, with 9 application deadlines per year. Competition for each of the rounds is equal. Please keep in mind that deadline dates are subject to change, and are reviewed on a yearly basis.
INTAKE: SEPTEMBER 2021
|Financial Aid App
|1||7 September 2020||10 October 2020||19-23 October 2020|
|2||12 October 2020||20 November 2020||30 November – 4 Dec 2020|
|3||16 November 2020||15 December 2020||21-23 December 2020|
|4||29 December 2020||30 January 2021||3-7 February 2021|
|5||1 February 2021||2 March 2021||9-13 March 2021|
|6||23 March 2021||19 April 2021||27 April – 1 May 2021|
|7||4 May 2021||8 June 2021||15-19 June 2021|
|8||6 June 2021||30 June 2021||3-6 July 2021|
|9**||6 July 2021||19 July 2021||31 July – 7 August 2021|
*Decisions in some cases may be communicated before the above-listed dates.
**Recommended for EU passport holders only.
INTAKE: SEPTEMBER 2022
|Financial Aid App
|Final Decision Sent*|
|1||7 September 2021||10 October 2021||19-23 October 2021|
|2||12 October 2021||20 November 2021||30 November – 4 Dec 2021|
|3||16 November 2021||15 December 2021||21-23 December 2021|
|4||29 December 2021||30 January 2022||3-7 February 2022|
|5||1 February 2022||2 March 2022||9-13 March 2022|
|6||23 March 2022||18 April 2022||27 April – 1 May 2022|
|7||4 May 2022||8 June 2022||15-19 June 2022|
|8||6 June 2022||30 June 2022||4-7 July 2022|
|9**||6 July 2022||19 July 2022||1-4 August 2022|
* Decisions in some cases may be communicated before the above-listed dates.
**Recommended for EU passport holders only.
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
Candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:
- Official Bachelor degree or equivalent in a STEM related field*
- Official University transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
- English language certificate options:
- TOEFL (100 minimum), IELTS (7.0 minimum), Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency (C1 minimum), Duolingo English Test (minimum score 120) or Pearson Academic (73 minimum).
- Supporting documents
- 1-2 page CV. See example here.
- 2 letters of recommendation
- 2 essays
- Application fee: 150€ (fee is not refundable)
*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.
Once you have submitted your online application and paid the application fee, you will receive a link to answer three live questions, two in video format and one in written format. This way, our admissions team will be able to meet you virtually and evaluate your capacity to respond in real time.
You will have a personal interview (face-to-face or via Skype) with and Associate Director of the Admissions Team. At this time, you will be asked to answer the following prompt:
- How will the skills learned in the TECH MBA program enable you to be successful in your future career plans?
ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE FINAL DECISION
After the interview, your entire application will be evaluated holistically by our Admissions Committee. This is the last step of your application. The Admissions Committee will get back to you with a final decision in line with the established deadlines for the Tech MBA.
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Tech MBA Fees
The Tech MBA tuition fee is 72.200€*
*Please bear in mind that prices are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
**Special Conditions for IE Alumni, please contact your admissions advisor for more information.
We understand that you’re making a significant investment and we believe that maximizing the availability of payment plan options is important in making your Tech MBA affordable. Our payment plans offer the following benefits:
- The ability to pay your tuition fees in up to 7 consecutive installments.
- They can be used in conjunction with your financial aid award shall you receive a scholarship.
- Our payment plans are interest-free and there are no pre-approval requirements or credit checks.
Kindly note that plans with more than 3 consecutive installments will be charged 400€ for the administrative service it involves.
For further information, please contact the Admissions Department.
WE PROVIDE THE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT TO HELP YOU FUND YOUR EDUCATION
There are several loan options available to help fund your studies at IE. Our Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping you explore and understand loan options available to you and provide guidance and support with financial aid applications.Mail to IE Loans
Thanks to the work of the IE Foundation, scholarships are central to achieving our goal to ensure that diverse and highly talented candidates, and specially those who don't have access to the financial means needed to cover the whole cost, can join our world-class MBA.
The IE Foundation has a 6 million euros fund to offer a number of special scholarships to women with outstanding personal and professional profiles.
IE HIGH POTENTIAL AWARDS
IE High Potential Awards are immediately awarded at the same time we offer you admission, without regard to financial need, based upon exceptional performance, experience, application strength, and fit to the program and our school. All applicants are automatically considered during the admissions process without the need for application.
TUITION PAYMENT OPTIONS
We understand that you are making a significant investment. IE provides all students at the Tech MBA with a payment plan option designed to make your investment as simple as possible.
HOW TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
Funding your studies is an important decision. The Financial Aid office helps candidates make a financial plan to help them get the necessary resources to fund their education in IE. Our Financial Aid department has a team that will help you plan your future.GO TO FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION FORM