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Clemson MBA

Study Abroad at Oxford University

Study Abroad at Oxford University

Take advantage of taking a Clemson MBA course at one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

More than just an educational study abroad, this course will give you practical experience that will broaden your mind and enhance your resume.


MBA 8110 International Business Management: The purpose of the course is to arm students with skills needed to analyze international business opportunities, develop sound strategies and execute on a global scale. As part of the course, students will be divided into four teams and assigned a company to work with. The entire class will visit all four companies, but the assigned team will lead discussions at each location directly with the executive team (CEO, CFO, etc.).

  • Two weeks of intensive coursework at Magdalen College, Oxford University and extensive site visits to the four companies assigned to projects
  • Each team will be assigned to one of the four companies to work with the executive team on identifying the company's growth opportunities.
  • Participation in two formal Oxford University High Table Dinners, followed by a lecture on a global issue presented by an Oxford University faculty member
  • Cultural visits
  • Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Oxford University.

MBA 8990 Global Leadership: Accepted students will have the opportunity to enroll in MBA 8990 Global Leadership as an additional elective credit while in Oxford with no additional program fee.

Because international business often requires teams to mobilize quickly, students in this program will utilize the brain-based results (Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument*) to quickly become a high-performance team. The business of "thinking" will be at the core of interactive exercises, which will focus on how to leverage the quadrants of the brain for more effective problem-solving, better communication and a higher level of customer interface.


Summer Session II, 2024. Students will travel to Oxford from July 7 - July 20.

Oxford from Magdalen College


The Clemson MBA at University of Oxford program is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on international business experience. Oxford is one of the leading universities in the world and the University's location in Oxfordshire connects you to one of Europe's leading centers of enterprise, innovation and knowledge. The "Midlands" is where the Industrial Revolution began and is still one of the top manufacturing regions in the world.

  • 95 percent of the world's consumers and 75 percent of the world's purchasing power is abroad (U.S. Trade Representative).
  • More than 30 percent of the U.S. GDP is tied to international trade (Trade Benefits America).
  • More than 1,200 international firms have facilities in S.C. (S.C. Dept. of Commerce)
  • Foreign-affiliated companies employ more than 104,300 South Carolinians (S.C. Dept. of Commerce)


Space is limited to 18 MBA students in good academic standing with the University and the program.


Estimated $2,236 program fee (plus tuition and airfare). Includes the cost of three daily meals, lodging in Oxford University student housing, two formal Monday night events, cultural activities, company visits and tours. Visit MBA at Oxford for additional information.

Information & Application

Apply to study abroad at Oxford University.


For more information, please contact Jane Layton.

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