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MPhil in Management

The MPhil in Management is a full-time, pre-experience programme designed for students who have not previously studied business or management and who wish to pursue a professional career in business.

Students on the programme are outstanding individuals who are likely to become leaders in their chosen fields.

One year at Cambridge is a clever choice.

  • You'll be studying at one of the world's foremost centres of academic excellence, experiencing all that college life has to offer.
  • You'll benefit from an extensive University careers service in one of the most dynamic intellectual and business environments.
  • You'll become an alumnus of Cambridge University, an impressive network.
  • Being a member of the University of Cambridge opens doors.

The programme

An academically rigorous and professionally relevant programme for recent graduates with less than a year of work experience.

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Cambridge life

A beautiful and historic city - a perfect location for a business school and your transformational year of study.

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Class of 2015/16

Learn more about the background and characteristics of our current class.

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Applications for entry in October 2016 close on 15 February 2016.

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The Cambridge MPhil in Management is the perfect preparation for anyone with a non-business background. The programme includes core topics that are necessary to succeed in contemporary business leadership roles, while at the same time allowing the flexibility to explore topics of personal interest through the variety of offered electives.
Peter McClelland, MPhil in Management, 2010

Applications closed

Admissions for entry in 2016/17 have now closed.

Applications for entry in October 2017 will open on 1 September 2016.


Funding available to our MPhil in Management students includes University of Cambridge scholarships, Cambridge Judge Business School bursaries, ESRC funding and external scholarships.

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