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Global MBA Rankings 2011

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank78
Rank in 201098
Rank in 200999
3 year average rank92
CountryIreland
Audit year[1]2007
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)5,898105,354
Weighted salary (US$)5,898105,354
Salary percentage increase872
Value for money rank10
Career progress rank72
Aims achieved rank33
Placement success rank90
Employed at three months (%)>4100[2]
Alumni recommend rank97
Diversity
Women faculty (%)425
Women students (%)629
Women on board (%)117
International faculty (%)244
International students (%)1247
International board (%)456
International mobility rank30
International experience rank48
Languages0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)197
FT doctoral rank63
FT research rank70
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 2011 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between October and November 2010. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

2. (90)

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2007.

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)