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City, University of London - Cass Business School

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The Sir John Cass Foundation has supported education in London since Sir John Cass established a school in Aldgate in 1710.

In May 2001, the Foundation made a generous donation to the Business School's new building project and continues to provide on-going support to the Business School.


Whether you come to Cass as an MBA or MSc student, or to attain a PhD or executive education, you will be exposed to an inspiring blend of cutting-edge theory and practice. Our world-leading faculty create knowledge by working closely with industry leaders. As a result, we can equip you with the insights, skills and confidence needed to thrive in the very real and always changing world of business.


Cass research is widely considered to be of national and international significance. Our Finance faculty, the largest in Europe, produces research ranked 2nd in Europe. Actuarial faculty produces research into insurance and risk it is ranked 2nd in the world. The world's largest independent study places Cass research 3rd in Europe overall.


You'll find countless Cass alumni enjoying fantastic careers in businesses located in Beijing to Birmingham and from San Francisco to Sri Lanka. In addition to developing their careers, they have also built a supportive global alumni network for you to access.

You will also benefit from our links to corporate partners, our reputation and profile, networking events and the credibility that comes from high profile alumni such as Stelios Haji-Iannou founder of Easy-Jet, Liu Ming-Kang, former Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and Jeanette Purcell, former Chief Executive for the Association of MBAs.


Student services

  • The Career and Professional Development Team provide training and guidance in employability skills enabling you to make the most of your Masters or MBA and equip you to succeed throughout your Career.
  • For undergraduate careers information contact The Career and Skills Development Service, which provides a professional, high quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City, in collaboration with employers and other University academic and service departments.

Library services

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.

Our extensive portfolio of electronic resources span business databases, financial and economic data, industry reports, e-journals and e-books. Our experienced library staff are happy to help with advice and support.

ICT services

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

Student Life

Campus life

Cass incorporates four campuses: Bunhill Row, Aldersgate Street and Northampton Square in the City of London, and Dubai.

Our key locations give us instant access to businesses, and global companies headquartered within a five-mile radius of our London sites. It also embeds the business environment in the Cass learning experience through channels such as speakers, visiting lecturers, field trips, corporate speakers for events and professionals visiting Cass for networking opportunities.

By skilfully leveraging its location, Cass has become the intellectual hub of the City of London - a dynamic and forward-thinking resource for the world's most dynamic and forward-thinking financial centre.

Student clubs

  • Cass Clubs and Societies offer students the chance to meet and network informally with each other, with academics and with professionals from across the financial world.
  • Cass clubs and Societies are not just about professional development - many clubs encourage sport and leisure activities ensuring the Cass experience is both rewarding and fulfilling. Friends made at Cass socialising or playing sport can develop into networks and friendships for life.


Cass 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).

London, England, United Kingdom