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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
On campus, in Cambridge UK.
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

Stories

Leading career growth with an MBA – my graduation story

We caught up with some of our most recent graduates on their Graduation Day, as they reflect on how their Cambridge MBA…

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Clear Admit: Real humans of Microsoft – Marcus Morrissette, Cambridge Judge MBA ’17, Customer Success Manager

Marcus Morrissette, alumnus of Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2017), draws on his MBA experience every day, in his role as a…

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MBA employment outcomes

174

surveyed 3 months out

94%

received job offers within three months

£75,359

average base salary*

38

nationalities

98%

switched country, function or industry

22

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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Applying

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.

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The admissions cycle to recruit the September 2022 MBA class is now closed. The application form for the next recruitment cycle, to recruit the MBA class starting in September 2023, will be released in mid-July 2022.  

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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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