Short Answer – The average GMAT score at Cass is 650 for the last entering class. If you score above 690, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee.
Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot;
“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.”
If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.
“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”
The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average.
The average salary at Cass for the last graduating class was £52,209. 87% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (21%), Finance (23%) and technology (29%) oriented functional roles.
The Full-time MBA provides our students with the platform to enter the global business world and make an impact. The Class of 2020 made successful transitions into different functions, sectors and locations, 87% of the students made at least one change.
The Tuition fees for Cass MBA is £48,000 and an additional £19,000 in living cost.
Scholarships are offered to candidates who can demonstrate strength in all aspects of their application and show potential for future success. You will be automatically considered for a financial award once you have submitted a complete application to the Full-time MBA. The awards are up to 30% of the fees and are offered on a rolling basis (subject to availability).
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Once you are done with GMAT the entire application process usually take 4-6 weeks
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Start writing at least 1 month in advance of their 1st deadline. First application usually takes the longest.
School will notify you and give you roughly 1 week to schedule your interview. Ideally, start your prep ASAP and Do some mock interviews.
The Full-time MBA is a 1-year immersive programme taught in-person. If you are looking for an online option, we also offer a 24-month part-time online Global MBA. We have a part-time options with our Executive MBA programme in London and Dubai. However, the entry requirements and the level and type of experience required are different.
Yes, Bayes Business School is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
The 12-month programme is highly intensive, it is difficult to include a full time internship. However, the Full-time MBA at Bayes is very practical and the final ‘Business Mastery Project’ along with the consulting projects in the UK and abroad provide similar benefits. Students can also choose to complete an internship once the programme has finished.
In order to be considered for a scholarship for our MBA you must send in a full application and complete the scholarship essay. Scholarships are discussed by our Admissions Panel after the formal interview stage and some require a separate application. Scholarships generally can make up to 25% percent of fees, however these are very competitive and are looked at on a case by case basis with a focus on professional experience.
We are proud to have a diverse cohort from a range of sectors and do not look for a specific type of experience. Our admissions team will look for career progression and examples of leadership. They will also look at uses of business strategy.