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Top 10 MBA Programmes in the World

The illustrious MBA, a qualification sought out by thousands of budding business men and women year on year. And despite some negative press for MBAs the evidence actually suggests that now is a great time to enrol at a business school. The average salary for graduates of AMBA accredited business schools is just over £82,000 a year, and when you look around the world it's a similar story, for example graduates of Harvard Business School earn up to $180,000 a year 3 years after leaving.

Study your MBA at a lower-ranked, and worse still, non-accredited business school and the benefits start to dwindle. So we're here to help. Click through the gallery below for our countdown of the top 10 MBA programmes in the world*:

*Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2017

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3. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Accreditation: AACSB

Forget about top 10, Philadelphia's most notable business school, Wharton, hasn't ranked outside the world's top 5 MBA programmes in this millennia. But what's so good about it? We're not sure, but what we do know is that Wharton's transformative MBA sees 95% of its graduates in employment 3 months after leaving enjoying an average salary of $181,643 a year. 

Fees: $76,580 (£58,320) per academic year 

View our University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School profiles