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Global MBA Ranking 2014

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 20145
Rank in 20135
Rank in 20125
3 year average rank15
Audit year[1]2014
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)13,670165,898
Weighted salary (US$)10,166164,181
Salary percentage increase7116
Value for money rank393
Career progress rank1539
Aims achieved rank453
Placement success rank623
Employed at three months (%)290 (88)
Alumni recommend rank18
Female faculty (%)114
Female students (%)136
Women on board (%)112
International faculty (%)161
International students (%)144
International board (%)234
International mobility rank247
International course experience rank2682
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)197
FT doctoral rank521
FT research rank57

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2014 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 2013. 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 2010.

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)