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Global MBA Rankings 2010

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank198
Rank in 200999
Rank in 200898
3 year average rank98
CountryIreland
Audit year[1]2007
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)5,47899,456
Weighted salary (US$)5,47899,456
Salary percentage increase264
Value for money rank5
Career progress rank73
Aims achieved rank91
Placement success rank91
Employed at three months (%)>196[2]
Alumni recommend rank94
Diversity
Women faculty (%)129
Women students (%)323
Women on board (%)218
International faculty (%)246
International students (%)535
International board (%)160
International mobility rank19
International experience rank18
Languages1
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)096
FT doctoral rank69
FT research rank295
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 of KPMG by e-mail at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between October 2009 and November 2009. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

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Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2006.

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)