Cass Business School, City, University of London the United Kingdom

About Cass Business School, City, University of London

People come to study at Cass from more than 100 countries. With the main campus on the doorstep of London's international financial centre and a second site at Canary Wharf, London's new business district, Cass has been called the best-located business school in Europe, offering a wide range of postgraduate programmes at MSc, MBA & PhD level. Our City location makes for a high-octane mix of professional and intellectual thinking. It helps to create the pace, energy and camaraderie that make our courses so distinctive. Key figures from leading financial and business organisations, government, regulators and institutions share their experiences here and benefit from our thought-leading academic facility. They also contribute to the development of the programmes, ensuring they remain at the forefront of the industry. No other business school can give you such a balance of taught theory combined with practical experience from the leading edge of industry.

Not only are we perfectly positioned to contribute to and benefit from the intellectual life of the City, you also have the rest of London on your doorstep, with its thousands of restaurants, cinemas, theatres, sporting venues, bars, galleries and museums.


The specialist Masters portfolio at Cass is the biggest in Europe and includes: finance, quantitative finance, real estate, management, actuarial sciences, shipping, energy and supply chain, backed by world-class teaching, research and resources. Cass has the largest finance faculty in Europe, offering courses in accounting, banking, valuation, asset management and other niche financial disciplines.

Many of our courses provide professional exemptions which fast-track your career progress. For example, by doing our one-year MSc in Actuarial Science, you save four years training for professional qualifications.

At Cass we make sure that what you learn is directly relevant to your professional career. All teaching and research at Cass is validated by the European Foundation of Management Development who have awarded Cass the prestigious EQUIS accreditation.

For further information regarding our Specialist Masters Programme please click here.


Ranked amongst the best in the world, the MBA at Cass Business School will give you the competitive edge you need to get ahead in your career.

Our rigorous and intensive programme offers participants the opportunity to think strategically, tackle complex issues and manage effectively in a global environment.

Our core general management programme, combined with a wide range of electives and a tailored careers service gives you the flexibility to shape your MBA around your interests.

Whether you want a programme that enables you to work and study, or you're looking for a full-time MBA, we offer a variety of study routes to suit your needs. As well as an intensive year-long MBA programme, we offer a part-time evening Executive MBA that runs twice a week over two years, and a Modular Executive MBA delivered over a long weekend each month for 22 months. The part-time Modular EMBA programmes are also offered in China and Dubai.

For further information regarding The Cass MBA please click here.

Quality at Cass

In the UK's most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Cass was awarded a rating of 5 indicating that research which takes place at Cass is of international excellence. This excellent RAE score is backed up by a Teaching Quality Assessment or QAA score of 23 out of 24.

International Dimension


Our MSc student body comprises over 105 nationalities, making studying at Cass a truly international experience.
Student intake by geographical region

26% United Kingdom
25% European Union
17% South East Asia
8% India
8% Other European (Non EU)
6% Americas
5% Africa
5% Middle East


Globalisation is a fundamental part of today's business climate, which is why we place great importance on the international dimension of the Cass MBA. Over the course of the programme, we offer a number of international trips aimed at exposing you to new international markets, and putting your skills into practice. These include the Emerging Markets Consultancy Week in Poland, Russia or Argentina and our international electives, such as the Cass International Symposium in China or the Global Outsourcing elective delivered in India. Come to Cass and you will be part of an internationally diverse student body with over 70% of our in-take coming from outside the UK.

Contact details

For MSc programmes: Alternatively call admissions +44 (0) 20 7040 5122 or e-mail

For MBA programmes: Alternatively call admissions +44 (0) 20 7040 8608, e-mail

For scholarship and funding info visit:

MSc and MBA

We also work with students from day one to help them make contact and open doors with top employers, to create powerful CVs and to prepare and practise for interviews and presentations.

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