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University of Edinburgh Business School
29 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh
EH8 9JS
UK

Global MBA Rankings 2009

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank4892
Rank in 200844
Rank in 200754
3 year average rank63
CountryU.K.
Audit year[1]2004
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)101,884
Weighted salary (US$)6,072101,884
Salary percentage increase2275
Value for money rank31
Career progress rank25
Aims achieved rank86
Placement success rank86
Employed at three months (%)>194[2]
Alumni recommend rank79
Diversity
Women faculty (%)127
Women students (%)825
Women on board (%)1040
International faculty (%)635
International students (%)383
International board (%)040
International mobility rank38
International experience rank18
Languages[3]>0[3]
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)090
FT doctoral rank66
FT research rank294
Footnotes

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2009 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by e-mail at pgaudet@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2008 and December 2008. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

2. (92)

3. These schools run additional courses for MBA students for which additional language skills are required. These figures are included in the calculations for the ranking but are not represented on the table to avoid confusion.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2005.

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)