MSc International Business up 10 places in FT rankings

Leeds University Business School's MSc in International Business has climbed 10 places in the Financial Times Master in Management rankings 2020.

This is the ninth year that Leeds has been included in this prestigious league table, which ranks the world’s best masters in management programmes. 

In the supplementary programmes tables, the School has also been placed 1st in the UK for the ninth year running, and placed 8th globally, in the international business category. 

Leeds is placed:

  • Career progress – 2nd in UK, 5th overall  – a rise of 24 places from 2019. This is calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of company alumni are working for between graduation and today
  • Salary increase – 3rd in UK, 20th globally, up 12 places from 2019. Our alumni had an average salary increase of 65% between graduation and today
  • Careers Service  – 10th in UK, 61st overall for the effectiveness of our careers services in supporting recruitment, as rated by alumni
  • 90% of graduates from 2017 reported that they were employed within three months of leaving the University – a rise of 9 places from 2019
  • International course experience – 7th in the UK, 80th globally, a rise of 18 places from 2019. This is calculated from the types of international activities undertaken by the most recent graduating students
  • Overall the programme is placed joint 8th in the UK, and joint 68th globally

Dr Ziko Konwar, Programme Director, MSc International Business said, “I am delighted that our MSc International Business has once again been listed amongst the top Masters in management programmes in the world. These results are a testament to our hard-working colleagues and students, our research informed and innovative teaching, and once again confirm our position as a leading provider of international business education”.

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 class of 2017, as well as data provided by the Business School.

The full rankings can be viewed here