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City, University of London - Bayes Business School

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An integral part of City, University of London, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) is a distinguished global business school. Established in 1966, it is consistently ranked as one of the leading business schools in the United Kingdom. Holding triple crown accreditation and maintaining top-tier rankings.


Bayes Business School was established in 1966. In September 2021, we changed our name from Cass Business School to Bayes Business School. 


Bayes offers a comprehensive educational experience for students at various academic levels, including MBA, MSc, PhD, and executive education. In line with our Bayes Principles, our educational approach focuses on teaching our students how to think, not what to think. We challenge our community to be persistently curious, ask important questions, and be responsive to new information and adapt their thinking accordingly. The goal is to prepare students to excel in uncertain business environments by balancing theory with practical application. Students apply what they learn to real-life business challenges to see the impact learning has. 


Bayes Business School is renowned for impactful, world-class research that’s as relevant to business and industry as it is to academia.

  • 5th in the UK for business and management research. A total of 92 per cent of our research was rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) (The Research Excellence Framework 2021)
  • 6th in the UK for Finance Research, 5th in the UK for Management (ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023)
  • 1st in Europe for Actuarial research (UNL Global rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance 2023)


  • The Career and Professional Development Team provides training and guidance in employability skills enabling you to make the most of your master’s or MBA and equip you to succeed throughout your Career.
  • Our comprehensive range of professional development workshops, personal career guidance and online resources will help you build your individual careers strategy and hone the key skills needed to progress in your career.

Student services

Students benefit from a diverse range of support services tailored to their needs, aimed at empowering them to thrive academically, socially, and personally throughout their time at our institution. These include:

  • Personalised guidance on visa and immigration matters, accommodation assistance, and academic skills development provided by our dedicated Student Adviser team
  • Advocacy for student needs and the cultivation of a vibrant community by the Students' Union
  • Prioritisation of student health and well-being through our Student Health & Wellbeing services
  • Provision of resources for student funding

Housing services

Bayes master's students are eligible to apply for postgraduate accommodation with City. There are several accommodation options including halls of residence for Bayes and City students. If you are looking to rent accommodation privately then our accommodation team may also be able to offer help, advice and support. However, please note that the accommodation service cannot accept applications until you have paid your deposit.

Library services

  • The Business Library in Bunhill Row campus offers access to books, journals and specialist databases, including sources for company data and economic information. 
  • The Learning Resource Centre incorporates an extensive library with over 30,000 books and a growing number of e-books. It also offers access to thousands of journals, most of which are online.

ICT services

  • City, University of London provides a secure and pervasive wireless network available in all buildings throughout the Bayes and City campuses. City Wi-Fi (eduroam) is easy to configure and connect to, enabling access for a range of mobile devices.

Medical services

Our Student Health & Wellbeing services consist of four teams: the Student Health and Wellbeing Engagement Service, the Student Disability and Neurodiversity Service, the Student Mental Health Service, and the Student Counselling Service. We tailor services to diverse needs, helping you manage well-being and academic potential.

Campus life

  • Bayes incorporates three campuses: Bunhill Row, Northampton Square, and Finsbury Square in central London.
  • Nestled between the Square Mile and Tech City, nearby Shoreditch and Clerkenwell are famous for their fashion, art, markets, and restaurants. The capital also has fascinating history at every turn – particularly on the campus’s doorstep in the City of London.
  • Our neighbours range from the financial giants of the Square Mile to eminent institutions like the Bank of England, to exciting start-ups and scale-ups. Our strong links with many of these businesses provide up-to-date input into our research and teaching. 

Sports facilities

Bayes’ students have full access to the range of recreational facilities provided by City, University of London. City's playing fields in North London cater for field sports, while the nearby CitySport facility provides a comprehensive programme of indoor sports.

Student clubs

At Bayes, our clubs and societies provide students with fantastic opportunities to connect informally with each other, as well as with academics and professionals from the business world. It's not just about professional development here; many of our clubs also encourage participation in sports and leisure activities, making the Bayes experience truly enjoyable. The friendships you build within these groups often blossom into lifelong networks, adding to the warmth and richness of your university journey.

  • Bayes holds the rare 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).

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