Cass Business School Overview

Introduction of Business School & MBA Program

The Cass MBA Program has ranked very highly in recent years. The faculty of Actuarial Science is among the top Actuarial Science departments in the world, ranked second only to The Wharton School of Business.

Lecture Series

Underlining Cass' reputation as a leading center of business education is the regular high profile speakers that visit to give lectures at the program. Regular speakers typically include:

  • Jean Claude Trichet, President of The European Central Bank
  • Stelios Haji-Ioannou, CEO - Easygroup (and Cass alumnus)
  • Gordon Brown, MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Mervyn King, Governor of The Bank of England

Connections to Major Businesses

Cass Business School, located on the edge of London's Financial District, benefits from strong connections with multinational companies based in the UK's capital. These connections help to ensure that all courses and lectures are up to date and extremely relevant to currently events. This also proves to ensure that Cass students have bright futures for their career paths upon graduation.


MBA Application Elements - Cass Business School

GMAT Score

A well-balanced score with a minimum of 600 is required. The class average for recent MBA classes at Cass has been around 640.

Letters of Recommendation

Two completed reference forms are required. Ideally one of the references should be the applicant's current employer. It is generally acceptable for the second reference to be an academic source.

Interviewing at Cass

Listed below are some of the topics that will likely be covered in the application interview. It is important for serious applicants to prepare the points he or she wants to make in their responses.

  • Attitude in the Workplace
  • Previous Employment
  • Personal Life and Extracurricular Involvements
  • Past Accomplishments and Future Goals