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About the Full-time MBA

You will be taught in a truly global context, your fellow cohort provides a key knowledge base of international business practices for you to tap into, you will also experience working abroad during the International Consultancy Week. And that’s not all, gain first-hand exposure to challenging environments such as China, Dubai, Silicon Valley, and South Africa and more through our International Electives offering. There's no better preparation for global management on the ground experience and valuable contact time with international businesses.

Full-time MBA course outline

The MBA programme allows you to tailor your skills and learning around a Core General Management Programme. This will develop your core knowledge and skills in business and management giving you the base skill set to succeed for the remainder of the course.

The MBA has a large number of modules that will cover all areas of business and management. The links below act as a guide on how you will be spending your 12 months on the Cass Full-time MBA programme.

September - April
Core General Management

Block 1: Strategy and Organisations
Block 2: The Financial Environment
Block 3: Creating Management Advantage
Block 4: Knowledge and Policy
Strategy Project
International Consultancy Week

April - September
Tailored Programme
Business Mastery Project

Throughout the year
Professional Development
MBA Networking Events
General Management ProgrammeStrategy and OrganisationsThe Financial EnvironmentCreating Management AdvantageKnowledge and PolicyCommercial ProjectsTailored ProgrammeElectivesBusiness Mastery ProjectProfessional DevelopmentMBA Networking EventsConsultancy trip

Tailor your MBA: Electives

It's your Full-time MBA programme and we give you every opportunity to tailor its content through a wide choice of electives, a personal and professional development programme and one-to-one career coaching so that your MBA course takes you where you want to go not just after your MBA, but over the lifetime of your career.

Elective modules cover the following areas:

  • Consulting and Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing.

There are also several international modules available, including a UAE International Study Tour, China International Study Tour and Strategic Marketing in Action: Exploring Location Brands.

Learn more about the elective modules.

You will run two projects alongside the core and elective modules - one Strategy Project in the first half of the MBA programme, followed by a Business Mastery Project in the latter half. These challenging yet rewarding projects are integral to your MBA study.

Find out more about the course from current students on our MBA Blog.

Raising your profile: Professional Development

Provided by the Career and Professional Development Team, professional development is integral to achieving your potential, which is why we've built it directly into the programme. Find out more here.