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Top 5 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 2018, with 14 of its business schools making an appearance in the top 100.

Here’s a countdown of the UK’s top 5 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 3 months – % of most recent graduating class who had found employment within 3 months of completion; International Students – % of cohort whose nationality differs from the country in which they are studying.

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2. London Business School

FT Global MBA Ranking 2017: 6

London Business School boasts a highly flexible full-time MBA curriculum, lasting anywhere from 15 to 21 months. The programme is designed to provide students with the capabilities and connections required to succeed in business today. A core curriculum gives students a solid grounding in the key skills and frameworks of general management, after which they diversify and tailor their MBA via a choice of elective modules. Theory is put into practice through an 8-week paid internship and, if students take up the opportunity, an international exchange with one of 30 business schools worldwide.   

Salary Increase: 92%    Employed at 3 months: 94%      International Students: 92%

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