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An academically rigorous part-time, research- based programme designed for practitioners from the business, corporate, public and social sectors who wish to lead innovative solutions to pressing social issues.

Our programme will provide you with a comprehensive academic understanding of both theory and practice which underpins the movement towards a fair and equitable world.

The blended nature of our programme – combination of online learning and residentials – offers the convenience of studying from wherever you are based and enjoying the Cambridge experience through our four one-week residentials.

Our focus is to pivot your skills so that you become an agent of change from wherever you are.


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Data shown above represents the 2020-22 cohort.

Every year we select a uniquely diverse cohort that opens your mind to a new world of possibilities and perspectives. Our programme attracts students from a broad range of professional backgrounds and countries.

The MSt in Social Innovation is delivered via online learning and face to face residential weeks once per term over two years.


There is a variety of funding available from Cambridge Judge Business School, Mst in Social Innovation and Colleges.

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Check if you meet our minimum requirements and find out how to apply to the MSt in Social Innovation.

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The programme attracts a diverse, vibrant community of students, faculty, fellows & external practitioners.

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Latest social innovation news

Co-operative approach

Pioneering historical approaches to Black economic co-operation, such as those of sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois, should be tapped to benefit today’s business…


Social mission

Professor Muhammad Yunus, who won a Nobel Prize for pioneering microcredit in Bangladesh, tells the CJBS Perspectives video series on leadership about…


Social impact

People and firms affiliated with Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation are honoured by the social enterprise community. Many people and organisations associated…


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Applications are currently open to join the 2022 class.

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Want to register your interest in the MSt in Social Innovation? You’ll also have the opportunity to have us review your CV or ask any questions you have.

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