Department profile

Cass Business School

City, University of London
2019/20 edition

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About Cass Business School

Among Europe’s leading business schools

Part of City, University of London, Sir John Cass Business School has been at the forefront of business education for over 50 years. third in London, sixth in the UK and 19th in Europe (Financial Times European Business School ranking 2019), Cass is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Our London home is the beating heart of a community spanning 160 countries. Its proximity to the Square Mile and Tech City offers unrivalled access to the best of global business intelligence and innovation. Cass students benefit from our contacts with numerous City firms, moving into positions in those firms every year.

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A leading research institution

Cass fosters thought leadership with impact, serving as an intellectual resource for London and our global Cass community. Our research shapes business practice, informs government policy and inspires learning.

The research Cass’s academics publish in leading journals is reflected in the education we deliver across our highly ranked degrees and is applied to the problems we solve for business clients. The Faculty of Finance is one of the largest and most respected in Europe. The Faculty of Management conducts research in all of the main areas of management, placing great emphasis on relating theories to real-world practice. The Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance is one of the world’s leading academic actuarial departments.

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Master’s courses with real-world focus

We offer over 20 master’s degrees including full-time, part-time and online study options in the following areas:

Find out more about our master’s courses

There is a real-world focus at Cass as our faculties maintain close links to industry. In fact, many of our academic staff have worked, or still work, in their specialist sectors.

Industry bodies accredit many of our courses, offering you a quick route into professional qualifications. Wider recognition of our teaching excellence helps you stand out in a competitive employment market – for example, our MSc in Management and MSc in Finance are both highly ranked by the Financial Times.

Our master’s are popular with students fresh from undergraduate study and with those already in work who want to develop their specialist knowledge. Whatever your background, we help you understand your subject from a deep academic perspective. We also make sure you know how to apply the advanced practical tools and key soft skills.

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A global network

We are not simply a business school for London. We advocate a truly global approach to business. We attract students from all over the globe and we offer international elective opportunities to study abroad. Recent locations have included Dubai, New York, Madrid and Paris.

Our alumni form a powerful and expanding network of prominent people in leading organisations worldwide – there are now 45,000+ within a community spanning over 160 countries.

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Meet us

We hold regular information sessions, one-to-ones and masterclasses at Cass and also in cities around the world.

Contact us

For more information, visit our website or email the Admissions team.