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Global MBA Ranking 2013

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201395
Rank in 201277
Rank in 2011068
3 year average rank1180
Audit year[1]2013
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)1,653108,532
Weighted salary (US$)1,712108,474
Salary percentage increase296
Value for money rank275
Career progress rank575
Aims achieved rank1266
Placement success rank865
Employed at three months (%)087 (93)
Alumni recommend rank38
Female faculty (%)30
Female students (%)34
Women on board (%)317
International faculty (%)532
International students (%)139
International board (%)3636
International mobility rank1584
International course experience rank78
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)680
FT doctoral rank3479
FT research rank55

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2013 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2012. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2009.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)