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A rigorous, global masters programme with a distinctive learning style.

The Cambridge MBA develops deep understanding, practical application and vital interpersonal and leadership skills. Inspired by the University of Cambridge tradition of tutorial discussion and debate, the MBA delivers a lively and engaging learning experience in an intensive one-year programme.

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We are looking for students with:

  • at least two years’ work experience when you start the MBA
  • a bachelor degree score of at least 2.1 on the UK scale
  • proven progression in your career
  • excellent English language abilities
  • a learning mindset.
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One year, full time, September start
Cambridge, United Kingdom: home of the Cambridge MBA.
220 students, 2 plus years work experience.

Why Cambridge?

The Cambridge MBA combines academic depth with a practical focus. Our emphasis is on team work, discussion and debate.

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Our MBA students have at least two years’ work experience, represent c.40 nationalities, and come from a broad range of sectors and backgrounds.

Class profile
For me, Cambridge is a place of discovery and creation. It was the perfect place for me to grow as a person and pivot my career.
Sophia Foroudastan, MBA alumna


Pivot, perform, progress – pivoting into the global tech sector with a Cambridge MBA

In the current phase of economic turmoil, now is the right time to pause, take stock and think about up-skilling to make…

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Pivoting into finance with the Cambridge MBA: alumna Toni Thorne

We caught up with MBA alumna Toni Thorne and asked her about the triple jump, her year in finance at JP Morgan…

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MBA employment outcomes


surveyed 3 months out


received job offers within three months


average base salary*




switched country, function or industry


countries: post-MBA locations

Read the full 2022 MBA employment report

The Cambridge advantage

College life

Your Cambridge collegiate experience will add an extra dimension of discovery to your MBA as well as broaden your network and outlook.

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Community and collaboration

The Cambridge community thrives on diversity – it’s the engine that drives our dynamic, collaborative learning style and research impact.

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Entrepreneurial setting

The Cambridge MBA offers aspiring entrepreneurs a great platform and network for idea generation, development and venture launch.

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Cambridge MBAs have an intensive year with a huge variety of experiences open to them. Read first-hand how students spend their time in the MBA student blog.

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Our annual recruitment cycle runs from July to April/May each year – there is a £165 application fee.

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There are a range of scholarships available to accepted candidates, with criteria based on nationality, sector, and academic achievement.

See the scholarships brochure

The admissions process to recruit the Cambridge MBA Class of 2023/24 is now open. 

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Meet Cambridge MBA alumni

Travis Hoskins.

Alumni in consulting

I loved the practical element of the programme that allowed me to apply what I'd learned immediately.
Travis Hoskins, McKinsey & Company

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Alumni in finance

I became a more rounded and internationally vested individual, with the tools required to lead in my field.
Oremeyi Adeola Akah, Interswitch Group

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Alumni in industry

Steer your career in the direction you want, within an academic environment of the highest standards.
Carlos Morales Rozo, EV Box

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