University of the Year
Lancaster has climbed to 6th position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, and been named University of the Year. In addition, Lancaster is ranked 3rd for Accounting and Finance and 4th for Business Studies.
The Lancaster MBA, 42nd in the world
The Lancaster MBA was ranked 6th in the UK and 42nd in the world in the Financial Times 2017 Top Global Full-time MBA Programmes. The Lancaster MBA has been consistently ranked in the top 10 for corporate strategy over the past three years, and is 6th in the world for value for money. 2017 was the 14th consecutive year in which the Lancaster MBA was featured in the Financial Times ranking.
The Lancaster MBA is ranked 5th in the UK and 7th in Europe in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings for Entrepreneurship 2017.
In addition, we ranked 11th in the UK in the FT European Business School Rankings 2016, which looks at the MBA, EMBA and MSc Management.
MSc Management, 73rd in the world
Ranked 73rd in the world as reported in Financial Times Masters in Management 2017 ranking survey.
MSc Finance, 5th in the UK
Our MSc in Finance was ranked 5th in the UK and 27th in the world in the Financial Times Global Masters in Finance 2017 ranking.
MBA, 11th in the world
Forbes magazine ranked the Lancaster MBA 11th in the world and 4th in the UK in its 2017 ranking of the best non-US one-year MBA programmes.
Top for research power
In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), Lancaster University Management School is ranked top business school in the UK for 'research power', and 80% of our research activity is judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent.
144 (75%) of our faculty were included in the submission – a considerably higher number than for any other UK business school.