The MBA is a broad management degree designed to develop 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. The MBA is taught through a blend of workshops, seminars, lectures, small group work, group discussion, presentations and experiential learning in projects. The university also offers a broad programme of coaching and guidance to help students achieve the post-MBA job they are looking for, and to equip them with ’employability’ tools for life.

Cambridge MBA came in at 16th place in the 2019 global MBA rankings by Financial Times and at 3rd place for Best International 1-Year Business Schools 2019 Rankings by Forbes.

The fees for the MBA Class of 2020/21 are £57,000 excluding application fees. Students will also be required to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to cover their accommodation costs and living expenses during the course of their MBA- approximately £14,000 to £14,500.There are a range of scholarships available to Cambridge MBA students, ranging from Cambridge Judge Business School bursaries and University of Cambridge and College scholarships to external funding. Many of these scholarships are awarded in rounds one to three only.

As per latest employment data, 93% of the MBA graduates had gotten job offers within 3 months of graduating, with an average base salary of £95,779 and an average sign on bonus of £20,000.

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Application Deadlines

Round 1: 09 September 2019

Round 2: 28 October 2019

Round 3: 13 January 2020

Round 4: 09 March 2020

Round 5: 04 May 2020

Application Fee: £150

Admissions Facts

 Program length: 1 year

Average age of new entrants: 29 years old

 Require standardized test: GMAT, GRE

 Average GMAT score: 700

 Average GRE score: 321

  Average GPA score: 3.5

Require work experience: Yes

 Average work experience: 6 years

Application Essays

Season: 2020

Essay 1

Please provide a personal statement. It should not exceed 500 words and must address the following questions:

  • What are your short and long term career objectives and what skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you achieve them?
  • What actions will you take before and during the MBA to contribute to your career outcome?
  • If you are unsure of your post-MBA career path, how will the MBA equip you for the future?

Essay 2

What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)

Essay 3

Describe a situation where you had to work jointly with others to achieve a common goal. What did you learn from the experience? (up to 200 words)

Letter of Recommendation

Season: 2020

You’ll need one reference from a supervisor. We cannot accept an academic reference, or a reference from a relative. Decide who you would like them to be and ask them now. Applications are often held up because of references failing to be submitted. An automated reference request will be sent to your referee once you have entered their contact details into our online application system.

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