The quality and student experience of London Business School’s full-time MBA programme has again been recognised, in the Financial Times’ annual global ranking. The School’s programme ranked fourth in the Global MBA Rankings 2012, in the top five with Stanford (1), Harvard (2), Wharton (3) and Columbia (5). The rankings are calculated from data going back three years MBA課程.
The ranking is based on a number of criteria, comprising 20 metrics with a primary focus on career success. This includes the current salary of the business schools’ MBA class of 2008, three years after they graduated; value for money and recommendations from alumni. London Business School’s MBA scored particularly highly in aims achieved, ranking second overall, and in alumni recommendations fourth overall.
The School’s global outlook was reflected by its third placing for international mobility, acknowledging the large proportion of students who have worked outside the UK before, during or after their MBA. International experience, comprising internships, student treks and exchanges also ranked highly (eighth overall), with post-MBA career progress ranking tenth.
Since the Class of 2008, the School has implemented a significant amount of change, through an MBA review, to further enhance the London connection and the student experience of the programme. The class of 2008 enjoyed the highest percentage salary rise of any of the major schools at 134%, which compares the difference between salaries before and after the MBA.challenging times in the job market.