Top Five MBA courses in the UK

The Financial Times produces a global MBA ranking every year, giving prospective students an invaluable guide to which business schools will provide the greatest return on investment. Rankings are produced according to career progression of alumni, diversity of cohort, the quality of faculty, and much more.

Needless to say the UK fares pretty well in the FT Global MBA Ranking 2020, with nine of its business schools making an appearance in the top 100.

Here’s a countdown of the UK’s top five universities for an MBA, complete with key statistics*:

*Key statistics include: Salary Increase – average % difference in alumni salary from before MBA to now; Employed at three months – % of most recent graduating class who had found employment within three months of completion; International Students – % of cohort whose nationality differs from the country in which they are studying.


5. Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester

FT Global MBA Ranking 2020: 45

The 18-month full-time MBA programme at Alliance Manchester Business School provides students with a thorough grounding in business theory, giving them the opportunity to practice via international projects, live consultancy work, and internships. A dedicated MBA Careers Service ensures Manchester’s students, if prepared to put in the groundwork, get to where they want to be.

Salary Increase: 103%     Employed at 3 months: 85%      International Students: 91%

View our Manchester Business School and The University of Manchester profiles