Courses and entry requirements at INSEAD

INSEAD calls itself the business school of the world. It is a specialist institution, offering a limited number of rigorous courses that earn students esteemed qualifications and valuable business knowledge for their careers.

If you’d like to study at INSEAD, get familiar with the curated courses they offer, as well as the competitive entry requirements that follow. We’ve made a table to make this as easy as possible. Check it out below. 

Keep in mind that our expert admissions team can help you secure a coveted offer from INSEAD by helping you assemble the perfect CV and motivation essay, and perform impressively in your interview. We can even support you throughout your course to ensure you get the best result possible. Reach out, don’t leave your future success to chance.

INSEAD’s courses and entry requirements

Have a look at the table below to check whether you meet INSEAD’s criteria for your desired course: 

Programme title:Type:Length:Where:Application fee:Entry requirements:Entry material/activities:
Master in ManagementMIM14-16 monthsFrance or Singapore180 euros
  • GMAT, GMAT Focus or GRE.
  • English proficiency. 
  • Solid academic foundation.
  • Students who bring something distinctive and meaningful. 
  • Students who can adapt to multicultural environments. 
  • Personal Data.
  • CV.
  • Academic background.
  • 2 INSEAD-format recommendation letters. 
  • Scanned copies of your academic transcript with officially certified translation (if applicable).
  • Motivation essay.
  • Kira Talent recorded a video interview.
  • Online or face-to-face interview IF you are shortlisted. 
Master of Business AdministrationMBA10 monthsFrance or Singapore250 euros
  • GMAT, GMAT Focus, GRE and University degree.
  • Adaptability and flexibility in multicultural environments.
  • Ability to contribute to the INSEAD experience before and after the programme.
  • Work experience and quality of achievements.
  • 2 INSEAD-format recommendation letters.
  • CV.
  • Scanned copies of your academic transcript with officially certified translation (If applicable).
  • KiraTalent recorded video interview.
  • Face-to-face interview with alumni.
  • Motivation essay.
  • Academic 

           background.

  • Personal data.
  • Photo.
Global Executive MBAEMBA14-17 monthsFrance or Singapore or Abu Dhabi250 euros
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised college or university and the executive assessment, GMAT or INSEAD assessment.
  • Applicants who can demonstrate their potential as leaders.
  • Applicants with cross-cultural sensitivity and international outlook.
  • Candidates with a clear desire for intellectual growth.
  • Personal data.
  • Motivation essay.
  • 2 INSEAD format recommendation letters.
  • Academic background.
  • Scanned copies of the transcript with officially certified translation (If applicable).
  • CV.
  • Photo.
Executive Master in FinanceEMFin18 monthsSingapore250 euros
  • GMAT, GMAT Focus, GRE, GMAC EA, INSEAD assessment or CFA level 1.
  • Academic foundation of Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from a recognised college or university.
  • 4-12 years of work experience.
  • Photo.
  • Personal data. 
  • 2 INSEAD format recommendation letters.
  • Motivation essay.
  • Scanned copies of the transcript with officially certified translation (If applicable).
Executive Master in ChangeEMC18 monthsFrance or Singapore250 euros
  • 10 years of professional experience or less with a Master’s, PhD, MD or JD.
  • Interest in psychological approaches to management and self-development.
  • Ability to contribute to the INSEAD experience.
  • CV.
  • Personal data.
  • Academic background.
Tsingshua-INSEAD Executive MBATIEMBA22 monthsChina500 HKD (60 euros)
  • GMAT or EA.
  • Average of 14 years of work experience, including 5 years of managing teams/ projects.
  • Participants are expected to share cross-cultural experiences.
  • Strong academic foundation (Bachelor’s or equivalent from a recognised college or university).
  • Interest in Asian business or experience.
  • CV.
  • Colour copy of your passport.
  • Application form.
  • 2 INSEAD format recommendation letters.
  • Colour copy of original degree certificate.
  • Colour copy of original transcript (Certificate in other than English or Chinese must accompany English translation).
PhD in ManagementPhD5 yearsFrance or Singapore50 euros
  • Proven academic background.
  • Motivation, determination and drive to follow through with your goals.
  • Creativity and independent thought to become a great researcher.
  • Ability to work in English.
  • GMAT or GRE (no more than 5 years old) or bachelor’s.
  • CV.
  • Academic background.
  • TOEFL score report.
  • Supplementary information survey form.
  • Recorded interview (optional).
  • 3 letters of recommendation.
Value Creation for Owners and DirectorsN/A5 days FranceN/A
  • Owners and directors of private and listed companies.
  • Chairs of boards and shareholders in family firms, corporate structures and sovereign wealth funds.
  • Investors, senior professionals from the institutional investment community and professionals from firms that serve boards and their communities.
  • Company application form.
  • CV.
  • Updated employment record.
  • VAT number.
  • Candidate’s and sponsor’s signatures.
  • Objectives for attending the programme.
  • Company name, contact and address.
Management Acceleration ProgrammeN/A2 monthsOnline (Live Virtual) or FranceN/A
  • Individuals who aspire to management responsibilities. 
  • Individuals with potential for senior management roles.
  • Graduates with 5-12 years of work experience.
  • Functional experts whose success depends on understanding the business as a whole.
  • Company application form.
  • CV.
  • Updated employment record.
  • VAT number.
  • Candidate’s and sponsor’s signatures.
  • Objectives for attending the programme.
  • Company name, contact and address.
INSEAD Blue Ocean StrategyN/A4 daysSan FranciscoN/A
  • Benefit senior executives, business owners and heads of strategy.
  • Encouraged to attend with colleagues.
  • Company application form.
  • CV.
  • Updated employment record.
  • VAT number.
  • Candidate’s and sponsor’s signatures.
  • Objectives for attending the programme.
  • Company name, contact and address.

If you’d like more information, you can check out INSEAD’s website.

If you need support acing the GMAT Focus, GRE or your university degree in order to meet your entry requirements, we’re here to help. We have tried and tested methods of success, helping students attain top results. 

Keep in mind, our expert admissions team can also help you to secure a coveted offer from INSEAD through expert support with your CV, motivation essay and interview. We can even support you throughout your course to ensure you get the best result possible. Reach out, don’t leave your future success to chance.

You can also check out our previous blogs on acing an online interview, the Kira Talent interview, and smashing the GMAT Focus or GRE.

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