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Global MBA Rankings 2008

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank729
Rank in 200736
Rank in 200652
3 year average rank39
CountryU.K.
Audit year[1]2004
Alumni career progress
Salary today ($)112,586
Weighted salary (US$)11,102109,067
Salary percentage increase8110
Value for money rank9
Career progress rank33
Aims achieved rank51
Placement success rank82
Employed at three months (%)396 (88)
Alumni recommend rank26
Diversity
Women faculty (%)137
Women students (%)132
Women on board (%)529
International faculty (%)647
International students (%)082
International board (%)321
International mobility rank31
International experience rank16
Languages[2]1
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)296
FT doctoral rank12
FT research rank576
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 2008 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by e-mail at pgaudet@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2007 and January 2008. The audit date denotes the year that the most recent selected survey data was subject to specified audit procedures.

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)