The Cambridge MBA is

-a consistently highly ranked and regarded MBA from a business school and university renowned around the world 
-a one-year programme, offering in-depth learning and personalised career development services 
-undertaken by experienced professionals in a class size of c.200, an optimal number to enhance peer-to-peer learning 
-a programme focused on experiential learning, with two live client projects 
-proven to enable global and cross-sector career mobility for graduates.

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Programme Info

Title: The Cambridge MBA
Accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS
Length of Course: 1 year full-time
Application Deadlines: For entry in September 2019: Round 1 deadline: 7 September 2018, Round 2 deadline: 26 October 2018, Round 3 deadline: 11 January 2019, Round 4 deadline: 8 March 2019,  Round 5 deadline: 3 May 2019

The people you meet during the Cambridge MBA will become part of your lifelong network, supporting you in your post-MBA aspirations. A community of inspiring people with an ethos for collaboration and innovation. We select students with a diverse mix of sectors and nationalities, so your classmates will be as interesting as your lessons.

MBA class of 2018
Class size   206
Average GMAT 693
Average years work exp  6 years
No. of nationalities  51
Average age 29
Gender breakdown  64% male, 36% female
Industry breakdown (coming from)   Consulting – 19%, FMCG/Consumer goods 3%, Energy/Utilities 4%, Finance – 25%, Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech 4%, Intenet/e-commerce 11%, Public Sector/NGO 5%, Technology 20%, Other – 9%


Minimum years of work experience: 3 years full-time
University degree: First degree or higher (1st or 2.1 or GPA at least 3.3 or top 25% of class)
GMAT: (required): Mid 80% - (640-740); a balanced score is required. Or GRE score also accepted.
English proficiency: TOEFL - 110, with no element below 25 or IELTS - 7.5, with no element below 7.0
References: A supervisor referee

We want people who have:

  • excelled in previous academic achievements (top 25 per cent of class in undergraduate degree)
  • are highly motivated and ambitious, thrive under pressure, and have already exhibited clear progression within their career
  • have had some international experiences through their work and have a global outlook
  • are confident, creative, innovative, with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • an interesting and varied life outside their work

Does this describe you? Then introduce yourself to us now


Application fees : £150
Tuition fees : £55,000
Scholarships availabilities: Numerous (please view our website)


Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG
Telephone: +441223337053
Dean: Prof. Christoph Loch
MBA Program director: Dr Jane Davies