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 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 over four modules
  • Content 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
  • Offers a pathway through to the Oxford Executive MBA

Scholarships and funding


We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion.

We offer one £10,000 Women's Scholarship in each class, this is designed to support the progression of talented women into senior roles.

We also offer two £10,000 Director's Awards, these are open to candidates who can effectively demonstrate how they will enhance the learning experience of the cohort through the diverse experiences they have accumulated to date.