University of Cambridge
MPhil in Strategy, Marketing and Operations MPhil
University of Cambridge

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The MPhil in Strategy, Marketing & Operations (SMO) is one of three research-oriented MPhils offered by Cambridge Judge Business School to prepare students for an academic career in a business school. It is an intensive nine-month programme and comprises four specialisations; each specialisation provides foundational coursework for the PhD pathway of the same name.

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Assessment will be by written examination, project, or coursework, depending upon the nature of the particular module. The exact composition will be determined in advance by the co-ordinator for the particular module, in consultation with the MPhil in Strategy, Marketing & Operations Programme Director. In the final assessment, each course module will have equal weight and a dissertation is equivalent to three courses.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study MPhil in Strategy, Marketing and Operations, MPhil, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

The minimum standard required is a First Class Honours or equivalent. This equates to a CGPA of 3.7/4.0. A degree with honours in a discipline with a strong quantitative orientation (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, mathematical economics) will normally be expected.

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Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is a world-renowned collegiate research university in Cambridge, England. The university is made up of 31 semi-autonomous colleges, with more than 150 academic departments and faculties organised into six schools. Famous for its tough selection process, getting into Cambridge is often considered an achievement by itself!

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Student composition of University of Cambridge

undergraduates:
13125
postgraduates:
8100
Total:
21225
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