Executive Diplomas

Your bridge to board level performance.

Launched in 2006, our Executive Diplomas are five part-time postgraduate Oxford University qualifications designed for experienced professionals.

Taught in Oxford in four, four-day modules over a year, the diploma format maximises organisational and personal impact, while minimising disruption to work and family life.

Quick facts

  • Academically rigorous, EQF Level 7 (masters-level) qualification.
  • Part-time, studied in Oxford in four, four-day modules. 
  • Content is adapted from the Oxford Executive MBA.  
  • Highly practical and immediately applicable learning.
  • Assessed via three exams and one extended assignment.
  • You will become part of a global cohort of experienced professionals.
  • Membership of the Oxford Business Alumni network, and Associate Membership of an Oxford College*.
  • Offers a pathway through to the Oxford Executive MBA.

*Excludes the Diploma in Artificial Intelligence for Business where a college association is still to be agreed.

Scholarships for women

Women discussing leadership

We are committed to increasing the economic participation and influence of women.

There are three scholarships available on each of our diploma programmes for outstanding female candidates: one for 50% of tuition fees and two for £5,000 fee reductions.