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Pre-experience Masters in Finance

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Masters in Finance Post-experience 2016

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3-year average
School name
Programme name
Salary today (US$)[1]
Sal inc (%)
Career progress rank
Aims achieved[3]
Female faculty (%)[6]
Female students (%)[7]
Women on board (%)
Intl. faculty[8]
Intl. students[9]
Intl. board[10]
Intl. mobility[11]
Intl. course[12]
PhD Faculty[14]
Prog. length
1222University of Cambridge: JudgeMaster of FinanceUK130,2037,0506851118511383 (97)72053642938469534751030098013240
2111London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolMasters in FinanceUK136,6137,1115043028343290 (98)2270262374860962714201001000134212
33--Singapore Management University: Lee Kong ChianMSc in Wealth ManagementSingapore91,4765,57790212256882089 (74)122224811214669831747340200951127440
4434University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMSc in FinanceUS66,3934,7798615037895079 (74)15261581123018298820304108621200
5555Florida International University: ChapmanMSc in FinanceUS66,6052,2643934347854124 (44)6323408301557569005040083112511
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1. An average of salaries three years after graduation. The figure shown is in US Dollars, based on purchasing power parity equivalency.

2. The rank is calculated using alumni salaries three years after graduation and course costs. The length of the course is also taken into consideration.

3. The extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing a Masters in Finance. This is measured as a percentage of total returns for a school.

4. Alumni who used the careers service at their business school were asked to rank its effectiveness in their job search.

5. The percentage of the most recent graduating class that were in employment three months after graduation. The figure in brackets shows the percentage of the class for which the school was able to provide employment data.

6. Percentage of female faculty.

7. Percentage of female students.

8. Percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment.

9. Percentage of students whose citizenship differs from the country in which they are studying.

10. Percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is based.

11. A measure based on changes in the country of employment of alumni between graduation and today.

12. Weighted average of four criteria that measure international exposure during the Masters programme.

13. Number of additional languages required on graduation from the Masters programme.

14. Percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

15. The percentage of the last graduating class that completed company internships as part of the Masters programme.

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