Top 10 in the UK
Lancaster has climbed to 9th position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, to achieve its elite target of top ten positions in all the UK’s major university league tables. In addition, Lancaster is ranked 2nd for Accounting and Finance and 5th 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.
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, 9th in the UK
Ranked 9th in the UK as reported in Financial Times Masters in Management 2016 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, 9th in the world
Forbes magazine ranked the Lancaster MBA 9th in the world and 5th in the UK in its 2015 ranking of the best non-US one-year MBA programmes. Forbes uses Return on Investment (ROI) as the main measure.
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.