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Global MBA Ranking 2016

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201666
Rank in 2015079
Rank in 2014097
3 year average rank81
Audit year02012
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)1,66698,029
Weighted salary (US$)1,66698,029
Salary percentage increase1177
Value for money rank114
Career progress rank1543
Aims achieved (%)277
Placement success rank999
Employed at three months (%)886 (97)
Alumni recommend rank793
Female faculty (%)535
Female students (%)2249
Female board (%)635
International faculty (%)256
International students (%)795
International board (%)035
International mobility rank1243
International course experience rank1242
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)198
PhD graduates95 (2)
FT research rank1078
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Why students chose Durham for their MBA

Better Business Thinking


  • Oct 25th
    QS World MBA Tour in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 26th
    Dr Nathaniel Boso (Leeds University Business School): The impact of alliance learning process on financial performance: the roles of alliance management capability and market characteristics
  • Oct 26th
    Dr Pradeep Kumar (University of Exeter): Demand Shock and Productivity: What Determines Firms' Investment and Exit Decisions?
  • Oct 26th
    QS World Grad School Tour in Cologne, Germany
  • Oct 29th
    QS World MBA Tour in Beijing, China
  • Oct 30th
    QS World MBA Tour in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 31st
    QS World Grad School Tour in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Oct 31st
    Access MBA Fair in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 2nd
    Dr Tolga Tezcan (London Business School): Yardstick Competition for Service Systems
  • Nov 2nd
    Dr Asad Mohsin Victoria University of Wellington): Determining Potential International Trends to Promote Holiday Travel: A multinational comparative study representing consumers from eight countries

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2012.

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)