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Global MBA Ranking 2014

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201497
Rank in 2013-
Rank in 201294
3 year average rank-
Audit year[1]2012
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)87,350
Weighted salary (US$)86,887
Salary percentage increase55
Value for money rank23
Career progress rank22
Aims achieved rank91
Placement success rank86
Employed at three months (%)89 (93)
Alumni recommend rank92
Female faculty (%)39
Female students (%)52
Women on board (%)44
International faculty (%)61
International students (%)82
International board (%)39
International mobility rank27
International course experience rank43
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)96
FT doctoral rank28
FT research rank93

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Why students chose Durham for their MBA

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1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2014 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 November and December 2013. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2010.

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)