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Melbourne Business School
200 Leicester Street
Carlton VIC 3053
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Global MBA Rankings 2008

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank475
Rank in 200779
Rank in 200669
3 year average rank74
Audit year[1]2006
Alumni career progress
Salary today ($)106,978
Weighted salary (US$)4,180100,891
Salary percentage increase776
Value for money rank41
Career progress rank57
Aims achieved rank94
Placement success rank97
Employed at three months (%)2196 (94)
Alumni recommend rank53
Women faculty (%)122
Women students (%)831
Women board (%)1233
International faculty (%)170
International students (%)384
International board (%)627
International mobility rank13
International experience rank19
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)0100
FT doctoral rankn/a
FT research rank2449

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2. 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 2004.

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)