Cass Business School

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Cass Business School

The Cass MBA

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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.
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Whether you are planning to transform or accelerate your career, our range of programmes are designed to help you realise your potential. 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 1 year programme, the Executive MBA is offered over 2 years in a range of formats; modular (Fri - Mon) and evening (Tue and Thurs) in London or block format ( Thur- Sun) in Dubai. The structure delivers core business skills with flexibility to focus on areas of personal interest.

We attract people from all over the world and our global connections ensure that our students are immersed in a truly international environment. International exposure is important in a competitive global market. 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.

The Cass MBA will immerse you in real world business issues from day one, where you will encounter stimulating challenges and unique learning experiences. This is your opportunity to join a diverse community of equally enthusiastic and focused professionals, taught by an international faculty in the heart of London.

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 goal is to provide support to world-class businesses with world-leading thinking. Our research is groundbreaking and through our partnerships with leading organisations has a demonstrable impact on our students, business and society.


Cass MBA Online Information Session - Wednesday 1 February 2017, 1pm - 2pm (GMT)
Join us for our Online Information session and Q&A to hear about the various aspects of our Full-time and Executive MBA programmes.

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MBA in a Day - Saturday 11 February 2017, 10am - 2pm 

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Programme Info



  • 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
  • Executive MBA ranked 5th in the UK, 13th in Europe and 31st in the world, Financial Times 2016

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 (Frid - Mon once a month, 24 months)
  • Executive MBA in Dubai (Thur - 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

Student Body

Full-time MBA 2016-17

Male Female Ratio: 64/36%
Average Age: 30
Average work experience: 6 years
International Students: Europe: 38(%), North America:  12(%), Africa and Middle East: 7(%), Oceania and Asia: 34(%), Latin America: 9(%)

Executive MBA 2016-18
Male Female Ratio: 81/19%
Average Age: 35
Average work experience: 12 years
International Students: Australasia: 2(%), Europe: 72(%), South America:  2(%), Africa and Middle East: 3(%), Oceania and Asia: 18(%)

Modular Executive MBA 2016-18

Male Female Ratio: 48/52%
Average Age: 37
Average work experience: 13 years
International Students: Europe: 72(%), North America:  2(%), Latin America: 5(%), Africa and Middle East: 7(%), Oceania and Asia: 12(%)

Admission Requirements

Admissions requirements differ depending on your programme of choice. Please refer to our website for details.


  • GBP 41,000 for the Full-time MBA
  • GBP 47,000 for the Executive MBA (Evening study mode)
  • GBP 47,000 for the Modular-Executive MBA (Weekend study mode)
  • AED 200,000 for the Executive MBA in Dubai 

Scholarships: Various awards available

Cass has 36,000 alumni worldwide spanning more than 150 countries.

Senior alumni include:

Gregory Clarke
Chairman, UK Football League

Geoffrey Cooper
Chief Executive Officer, Travis Perkins Plc

Peter Cullum CBE
Founder and Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, Towergate Partnership

Shelley Doorey-Williams
Head of Wealth Planning and Banking products (UK and Jersey), UBS Wealth Management

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Founder, easyJet

Tom Ilube
Founder, Garlik, and Founder and CEO, The Africa Gifted Association

Archie Kane
Governor, Bank of Ireland

Dr Muhtar Kent
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Coca-Cola

Tae-Shin Kwon
President and CEO, Korean Economic Research Institute

Niall MacArthur
Founder and Co-Owner, EAT Professor

Liu Mingkang
Former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Authority

Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela
Founder and Chief Executive, Alva

Hilton Nathanson
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Marble Bar Asset Management

Sally Scutt
Deputy Chief Executive, British Bankers' Association

Andrew Tunnicliffe
COO EMEA, Aon Risk Solutions Consulting

Dr Roberto Westenberger
Superintendent and Head of Brazilian Insurance Regulatory Authority

Martin Wheatley
Chief Executive, UK Financial Conduct Authority


Cass MBA
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