Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge MBA at Judge Business School offers 24 scholarships on merit, nationality, gender, sector, and entrepreneurship that also includes two scholarships – ‘Cambridge MBA Trust’, and ‘Gates Cambridge’ that supports all Cambridge University students for their post-graduate courses. The amount awarded ranges from £1,000 to £80,000 with the most popular remuneration set at £10,000.

Cambridge MBA Scholarship Selection Criteria

GMAT and Academic Criteria

On academic excellence, the university’s tradition to pick candidates with 3.5+ GPA is expected when it comes to the most competitive scholarships - Cambridge MBA Trust, Gates Cambridge, and St Catharine's Benavitch Scholarship for Cambridge MBA Students.
Overwhelmingly, for all the major scholarships, an excellent academic record and GMAT 700+ score, are two mandatory selection criteria. Since the average GMAT score for the latest class is 690, an impressive GMAT score to transform your profile into the competitive pool would be 730 and above.


The Boustany Foundation Scholarship for Lebanese candidates at £23,000, along with a stipend for Travel & Accommodation during the internship, is the most generous funding at Cambridge MBA where nationality is a selection...

Cambridge MBA Core CurriculumCambridge MBA is among the only top MBA program in the UK that offers concentrations for candidates and guide them in choosing themes for the electives. The core courses cover traditional subject matter: Finance, Economics, Operations and Organizational behavior, but the MBA team have also incorporated Digital Business to the core. In a way, all Businesses– mom and pop stores, multinational physical stores and businesses that are entirely online, should learn how to integrate technology at all the points of their interaction – customer service, sales, analytics and order fulfillment. The course dives into the value that Digital Businesses offer and shares the various methods of integrating technology into the Business Processes.

Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Digital Transformation, and Global Business are themes in Concentrations that give the functional expertise, while Energy & Environment, Healthcare Strategies, and Social Innovation are designed for candidates interested in the industry as a consultant.

The team at Cambridge has looked at all...

Application Deadlines

Round         Deadline        Interview day                                   
Round 1     
Sep 19, 2014    ...

The United Kingdom offers an extremely attractive market for MBA students. Some of the best Business Schools like London Business School, Cambridge's Judge Business School and Oxford's Said Business School are located here. London is the world's #2 largest financial hub and is a premier shipping and trade hub. UK has a strong Software and IT services market, which is worth £58 billion each year that include over 100,000+ software companies.

Although Visa restrictions have come into place for low-end contributors and graduates from 2nd tier B-Schools, international students planning to join premier MBA institutions can look forward to several benefits. Aston Business School for instance saw its MBA’s salary leap a massive 85% over the pre-MBA earnings. UK also lives up to its reputation as a global hub. London Business School's MBA class of 2011 had 89% International students. On completing the course, students were employed across 64 cities in 30+ countries. An MBA is also a stepping-stone to find employment in the UK itself. Among Cranfield's class of 2011, just 30% of the class relocated to Europe (Including...

The United Kingdom is the sixth largest economy in the world. London is the capital, with the largest city GDP in European Union. It is also known as the world's largest financial center along with New York.  UK started the scientific and industrial revolutions, and today its aerospace and pharmaceutical industries are rated among the best.

Unlike other European countries where knowledge of local language is necessary for post-MBA job opportunities, with English, International MBA students can leverage the knowledge of the language for job search and networking.

After completing the MBA program, non-EU students need to apply for a Tier 2 visa, to continue their stay in the UK. This 3-year Visa has stricter norms than the earlier Tier 1 Visa and requires an employer to certify that the position was advertised for, and could not be filled by someone from the EU.  All the more reason to go for a top MBA that ensures a Tier 2 Visa. Here are our top seven MBA programs in UK.

1) London Business School (LBS)

LBS is located in Regent's Park, right in the heart of London, giving students access to globally prominent...

The Cambridge MBA is a 12-Month Full-time MBA program. The curriculum is divided into core courses, electives, concentrations and consulting projects. Before the core courses Cambridge MBA are required to take part in the Orientation module where students will get an overview of the MBA program and learn about Microeconomics.

Core Courses: The core courses starts with the Foundation module during October to December. Some of the interesting courses are Appreciating Accounts, Corporate Finance, Market Analysis and Career Development Programme. With the Cambridge Venture Project, students will consult and provide solutions for start-up companies like Antenova or Hypertag. From Jan-March, students will learn the fundamentals of Management Education – Marketing, Operations Management, Strategy, Financial Management, Managing Innovation Strategically and Negotiation Skills.

Electives: Cambridge MBA can choose five electives from a wide range of subjects. Students can focus on subjects that can bring greater value in the post-MBA journey. Some of the elective courses are : Advanced Data Analysis for Management, Business Strategy & Management Consulting, Changing the Game: Business Models, Innovation & Strategy,...

Prominent organization that are offering scholarships for University of Cambridge include:

  • The Gates Cambridge Trust
  • The Cambridge Overseas Trust
  • The Cambridge European Trust
  • the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust

Application Process

1) Download the Cambridge Trusts 2011/12 application form
(pdf, 83KB)

2) If eligible you will offered scholarships by the Cambridge Trusts 

3) Visit the Gates Cambridge Scholarships and the Cambridge Trusts websites for further information.


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