Cass Business School MBA

United Kingdom
Location: United Kingdom, UAE
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About Cass Business School MBA

At Cass, we never stand still. Always aspiring to excellence, we constantly seek new ways to serve our students and the global business community. With a careful and successful balance between theory and practice, our programmes are delivered in both London and Dubai and we have an extensive business and alumni network.

The Cass MBA programmes are an exploration of self-discovery, combining intensive and experiential learning that will sharpen your performance, increase your knowledge, skills and self-awareness so you can rise to the challenges of a rapidly changing global business environment.

Each programme is designed to develop your business skills and experience, providing you with the confidence, knowledge and networks to achieve your career ambitions. Taught by leading faculty, our Full-time MBA is an intensive one-year programme, the Executive MBA is offered over two years in a range of formats; modular (Fri - Mon) and evening (Tue and Thu) in London or block format (Thu- Sun) in Dubai. The structure delivers core business skills with flexibility to focus on areas of personal interest. An engrossing mix of lectures, workshops, live projects and leadership expeditions make for an exhilarating and hugely rewarding experience.

Cass's location is a clear advantage for your study and career search. Situated between the financial district and Tech City, no other European business school has as many Fortune 500 companies on its doorstep.

Our MBA programmes have developed an adventurous range of global electives demonstrating Cass can be first or unique in creating extraordinary learning opportunities for our students. Our International Consultancy Week, along with a variety of international electives in countries such as Chile, China, Cuba, Israel and Palestine, South Africa, the UAE, the USA and Vietnam gives the opportunity to make powerful networks and connections, while putting the theory learnt in the classroom, into practice in an international environment.

At the end of this journey you will emerge more capable, confident and most importantly, sought after. You will become a professional equipped with all that you need to make your mark and navigate today’s competitive and unpredictable modern business world.

Programme Presentation

Accreditation(s): AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB

• Full-time MBA ranked top 1-year MBA in London (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018, Forbes Best International MBAs: One-Year Programs 2017)
• Full-time MBA ranked 6th in the UK, 13th in Europe, 46th globally (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018)
• Executive MBA ranked 6th in the UK, 11th in Europe, 28th in the world (Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2017)
Type of Programme: Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA and Modular Executive MBA

Programme Format:
• Full-time (12 months)
• Executive MBA (Evenings, 24 months)
• Modular Executive MBA (Fri-Mon once a month, 24 months)
• Executive MBA in Dubai (Thu-Sun, 24 months)
Content Strength or Specialisation:
General management with electives in Finance, Strategy, Consultancy, Marketing or Entrepreneurship

Application Deadlines: Both the Full-time MBA and the Executive MBA have rolling admissions

Starting Dates:
• Modular Executive MBA (Weekends): March
• Evening MBA (Evenings): September
• Full-Time MBA: September
• Executive MBA in Dubai: September

What Recent Grads Say

Our alumni are your asset. There are 45,000 professionals, in 163 countries around the world, embedded in every industry. Connect with the alumni network through events, publications, special interest groups and social media platforms. Our active online community provides a valuable forum for maintaining established relationships as well as forging new ones. Graduation is not the end of your journey at Cass: our MBA alumni have access to one free MBA elective a year post-graduation, discounts on news media subscriptions, lifestyle products and services, an annual membership to the library, free remote access to research tools and databases, and access to the MBA Lounge at Bunhill Row.

Senior alumni include:

  • Mark Adamson Chief Executive, British Red Cross
  • Isibeal Ballance Executive Producer, Adorable Media
  • Peter Cullum CBE Founder and Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, Towergate Partnership
  • Judith Curry Former Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Trust (2007-2016)
  • Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou Founder, EasyJet
  • Tom Ilube Founder, Crossword Cybersecurity
  • Dr Robert Kelly Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Dr Muhtar Kent Chairman and former CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Tae-Shin Kwon Vice-President, Korean Presidential Council on National Competitiveness
  • Niall MacArthur Founder and Co-Owner, EAT
  • Katherine Mathieson Chief Executive, British Science Association
  • Carmel McConnell MBE Founder, Magic Outcomes
  • Liu Mingkang Former chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
  • Carol Sergeant CBE Director, Danske Bank
  • Johnny Grave CEO, Cricket West Indies
  • Andrew MacInnes Director - IT Operations, John Lewis


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    Quick Stats
  • Full-time MBA ranked 8th in the world for corporate strategy, best value for money in London, Financial Times 2016
  • Full-time MBA ranked 6th in the UK, 13th in Europe and 37th in the world, Financial Times 2016
    General management with electives in Finance, Strategy, Consultancy, Marketing or Entrepreneurship
    Full-time MBA
    12 months
    44 000 GBP
    Admission Requirements
    Student Body
    Male Female Ratio: 61/39%
    Average Age: 32
    Average work experience: 8 years
  • International Students:
    • Europe: 15%
    • North America: 5%
    • Africa and Middle East: 9%
    • Latin America: 2%
    • Oceania and Asia: 52%
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