International Business at Leeds University Business School has been rated number one in the UK and second in the world according to the Financial Times’ 2016 Masters in Management Rankings’ Top Ten by Subject. This confirms the School’s status as one of the world’s leading business schools for the fifth year running.
The rankings also demonstrate the high levels of employability amongst students:
- The School was placed 4th for placement success
- 86% of alumni were employed within three months of leaving the Business school.
- 90% of alumni surveyed were happy that the course met their aims.
The School entered its acclaimed MSc International Business programme to the Financial Times rankings. It is one of only a handful of International Business programmes worldwide to appear in the league table. The Business School appears:
- 64th globally amongst all Masters in Management programmes
- Within the UK top 10 amongst all Masters in Management programmes
About the FT rankings
The rankings assess the quality of the student experience, faculty and school, as well as career progression, salary, and student diversity. They are based on recommendations from the MSc International Business alumni, as well as data provided by the School.
Professor Yingqi Wei, Head of the International Business Division commented: “We are extremely proud to see our MSc International Business once again recognised as one of the world leading programmes. Key to the success is the quality of teaching and student education. With around 140 students from over 20 countries, we continue our efforts to prepare students for careers or further education in an ever-changing global environment.”
Dr Panos Piperopoulos, Director of the MSc International Business added, “This prestigious accolade for our MSc International Business solidifies its international reputation among academic institutions and businesses. We are constantly innovating the programme curriculum and expanding our worldwide networks and collaborations. This means we can provide our students with many opportunities as well as cutting-edge knowledge and skills."
Professor Peter Moizer, Dean at the Business School said, “These excellent results are testament to the efforts of our students and staff here at the Business School. In addition to International Business, Economics also appears in the subject tables, placed 2nd in the UK and 4th in the world. This achievement recognises the broad portfolio of expertise here in Leeds.”
The success follows other recent international recognition for the School:
- In January 2016 the full time MBA programme was included in the Financial Times Global MBA rankings
- The Business School has recently been shortlisted in the Times Higher Education Awards 2016 for ‘Business School of the Year.’