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Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School was established in 1990 as the Judge Institute of Management Studies, a focal point for management teaching and research in the University. They have a saying that “There is no such thing as a typical experience at Cambridge Judge Business School”. The school is located in the city of Cambridge in United Kingdom.

MBA Key Facts

  • 206 Class Size
  • 693 Average GMAT
  • 19% Acceptance Rate
  • 6 Avg. Years of Work Exp.
  • $139,210 Median Base Salary
  • 94% International Students
  • 36% Women Representation


  1. Location: Surrounded by the 'Silicon Fen', a network of companies with the highest investment per capita in Europe, Cambridge Judge has close links with several of these companies, some of which provide guidance to students.

  2. Cambridge MBA Concentrations: A package of electives , case challenges and workshops focused around certain areas, these concentration packages help you tailor your MBA education.

  3. Cambridge Venture Project: In term one, students have to work in teams on for a Cambridge start-up or intrapreneurial venture. This provides one with first experience and insights into working a high-pressure, high-risk environment.

  4. Career Treks: CBJS frequently organizes career treks to potential future employers' offices. Students have visited the offices of companies like Google and Amazong in the past.

  5. Research Excellence: At Cambridge Judge Business School research is heavily emphasized -- about 95% of the research work undertaken has been deemed world-leading or internationally recognised by the independent Research Excellence Framework (IRF).

What Judge is Looking for

  1. English language proficiency

  2. Academic Excellence

  3. Highly motivated and ambitious

  4. Global outlook

  5. Confident, creative and innovative

  6. Have an interesting and varied life outside of their work

MBA Application




  3. College Transcripts

  4. Essays - 3

  5. Letters of Recommendation - 1

  6. Minimum 3 years work experience

Notable Alumni

  • Eben Upton CEO & founder of Raspberry Pi (Trading) Ltd.
  • Badr Jafar CEO of Crescent Enterprises; Chairman of Pearl Petroleum
  • Alison Brittain CEO of Whitbread, formerly head of retail banking at Lloyds Banking Group
  • Ben Barry Founder and CEO of Ben Barry Agency